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Consumer Poll: Credit card data breaches not changing people's habits Poll: Credit card data breaches not changing people's habits
American shoppers say they are very concerned about the safety of their personal information following a massive security breach at Target, but many aren't taking steps to ensure their data is more secure, says a new Associated Press--GfK Poll.
Consumer Super Bowl collectibles as investment -- tricky business Super Bowl collectibles as investment -- tricky business(Video)
A super bowl win will really spike the value of many of the players. And when a player's value goes up, so can the value of many items connected to that player's name. But when you start talking about sports collectibles, be careful. Sports memorabilia as an investment is tricky business- regardless of the sport.
Consumer Roto Punch: Does it work? Roto Punch: Does it work?(Video)
The promoters spend a lot of time marveling about how well Roto Punch adds holes "instantly" to items such as belts, purse straps and pet collars. They make it look like a snap. But when I tried it, punching a new hole in a thick leather belt was no where near as "instant" as in the commercial.
Consumer 'One Ring' scam: new variation on old phone trick 'One Ring' scam: new variation on old phone trick(Video)
Heads-up cell phone users. Scammers have cooked up yet another phone scam to try to rip you off. It's not a robocall. It's not a sales pitch. In fact, with this scam when the phone rings, there's no one on the line.
Consumer Kraft Velveeta Cheesy Skillets recalled over soy Kraft Velveeta Cheesy Skillets recalled over soy
About 1.77 million pounds of Kraft Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac are being recalled. They contain hydrolyzed soy protein and dried soy sauce. Those ingredients were not listed on some labels.
Consumer Turbo Snake: Does it work? Turbo Snake: Does it work?(Video)
The Turbo Snake is a flexible, coated wire with a velcro-like tip that's supposed to grab all the hair- and whatever else is causing the clog in your bathroom drain. For about $6, you get 2 snakes- one for the bathroom sink, and one for the shower and tub. The commercial says: "Simply slide the Turbo Snake down the drain, then just give it a twirl, and the Turbo Snake grabs the clog and frees the drain. It's that easy!"
Consumer Wearable technology is a big trend for 2014 Wearable technology is a big trend for 2014(Video)
The big Consumer Electronics Show opened this week in Las Vegas with hot new tablets, giant televisions, and all sorts of gadgets that claim to make your life better. A lot of the big buzz this year is about electronics you can wear. According to the Consumer Electronics Association, consumer interested in wearable technology is expected to quadruple in 2014.
Consumer You got a new pet? Great! Now, what do you do? You got a new pet? Great! Now, what do you do?
Maybe you were lucky enough to get a new furry family member for the holidays. Great!

It's important to remember that once the novelty wears off, your new pet will still need your constant love and attention every day for years to come.