COVID-19

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | COVID-19

Nursing home safety during COVID: PPE shortages

Seven months into COVID-19 pandemic, 226,000 nursing home residents nationwide at risk

Paying off a car loan was hard enough. Then the pandemic hit.

By | Gideon Weissman
Policy Analyst, Frontier Group

By responding to this urgent need for change, we can make consumers better off not just for the pandemic, but also in the years to come.

With Election Day coming up, here's a tip guide for what to do before you go to vote, what to take with you and how to stay safe while you’re at your polling place.

Report | PIRGIM Education Fund | COVID-19

Auto Loan Complaints Rise

Pandemic worsens existing consumer problems with car buying in CFPB data

Resource | COVID-19

Auto loan complaints rise in pandemic

Purchasing a car is a minefield for consumers at even the best of times. Tricks and traps in the auto marketplace can leave consumers paying more for a car than they should — or, worse, to being victimized by predatory and abusive practices by auto dealers and lenders. Even before COVID-19, consumers buying or leasing a vehicle frequently faced scams, high-pressure sales tactics, and other problems.

Home safe for the holidays

By | Matt Wellington
Director, Public Health Campaigns

Public Health Campaigns Director Matt Wellington and Dr. Syra Madad detail how people can safely gather this holiday season in the era of COVID-19.

Why can I still buy toxic hand sanitizer?

By | Teresa Murray
Consumer Watchdog

The FDA doesn’t have the authority to stop retailers from selling dangerous over-the-counter products such as toxic hand sanitizer. Our safety system is broken, and we need to fix it. 

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