Hate extra fees? Make sure to file comments with the CFPB

Hate extra fees? Make sure to file comments with the CFPB

File comments with the CFPB about hidden fees for everything from airline tickets to hotel resort fees and concert tickets to banking fees. Let your government know you are tired of extra fees. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the CFPB) asks Americans to file...
Who is the social media sheriff of Instagram?

Who is the social media sheriff of Instagram?

Our FTC should guarantee truth in advertising Many users know that what they see on Instagram is not real life. There is a lot of uncertainty of truth behind those incredible photos. Yet what happens when the manipulation behind the camera on Instagram posts is more...
Paid influencers are not disclosing their partnerships 

Paid influencers are not disclosing their partnerships 

Undisclosed advertising is a growing problem in social media Paid influencers are a form of advertising. Everything that paid influencers do or wear can be monetized. And it is. Yes, there are FTC advertising rules. The enforcement however is non-existent. The Bucket...