Here’s What You Need To Know About Walmart Holiday Layaway For 2018

Kaitlin Gates  |  August 31, 2018

While it’s technically not even fall yet, it’s never too early to start planning for the holidays — especially when it comes to saving up to buy gifts for your loved ones. Walmart’s layaway plans are available starting today, Aug. 31, through Dec. 10, so you can start your shopping early, but slowly pay for …

Tropicana made this big change to its orange juice jugs

John Matarese  |  August 29, 2018

Tropicana is America’s favorite brand of orange juice. But its containers are getting smaller again, though this time you may not even notice it because of how they did it. The consumer site Mouseprint.org says Tropicana Pure Premium has quietly been shrinking its plastic jugs over the past few weeks. Mouseprint says many people recall the …

How a defective passport created a honeymoon nightmare for this couple

John Matarese  |  August 27, 2018

Justin and Samantha Kornhaus are supposed be honeymooning on the beach in Mexico right now. But instead, they’re stuck at home because of a passport glitch that prevented them from boarding their plane the day after their dream wedding, “It’s devastating because at that point you’re not sure what you could have done to rectify the …

McDonald's Same Store Sales Up 7.1 Percent In January

Here’s how people feel about McDonald’s new kiosks

John Matarese  |  August 20, 2018

Next time you walk into a McDonald’s, don’t be shocked if it looks a bit like a Panera or Starbucks. McDonald’s restaurants nationwide are rolling out major upgrades, updating their look and giving customers new ways to order, the most prominent being giant touch-screen kiosks in the middle of the restaurant. So we went inside …

MoviePass is frustrating its members with even more restrictions

John Matarese  |  August 17, 2018

Movie fans may remember how poor Milton kept getting his desk moved in “Office Space,” finally ending up downstairs near the loading dock. You can forgive some MoviePass customers for feeling that way now. The movie subscription service MoviePass just made some dramatic changes in a last-ditch effort to stay alive. It’s rolling out two more changes that are leaving many …

Class-action suit: Samsung ice makers often fail

John Matarese  |  August 13, 2018

Pam Coy’s Samsung stainless steel refrigerator looks great, but looks can be deceiving. “It doesn’t make ice,” she said. “Doesn’t make any ice.” Like dozens of people who’ve posted similar complaints at the site ConsumerAffairs.com, Coy says the ice maker has been trouble since almost the beginning. “After about a year, the ice maker quit …

This Startup Service Sends Someone To Fill Up Your Car With Gas

Emily Hanford-Ostmann  |  August 13, 2018

A startup company out of Silicon Valley claims to be saving drivers time and money by bringing the gas pump to its customers! Yoshi is a membership service currently offered in 17 regions of the country. For $20 per month, subscribers get discounts on gas and a short list of common car services. But the best …