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Consumer regulatory agency issues ‘urgent warning’ about Peloton treadmill

Consumer regulatory agency issues ‘urgent warning’ about Peloton treadmill

Adam Glanzman/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an “urgent warning” for people to stop using Peloton’s Tread+ treadmill if they have small children or pets at home, one month after the company revealed that a child died in an accident involving the workout equipment. The federal regulatory agency…

Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand launches collaboration in time for Mother’s Day

Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand launches collaboration in time for Mother’s Day

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — HATCH, known as Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand, just launched a three-piece shoe collection made for mom. The Keds x HATCH Collection features three Keds favorites with new details from HATCH. HATCH is known for their stylish and comfortable maternity wear but this is their first footwear collection. Markle was…

FCC shares tips to prevent, stop robocalls

FCC shares tips to prevent, stop robocalls

grinvalds/iStock(NEW YORK) — Robocalls may seem endless these days. In March alone, an estimated 4.9 billion calls were reportedly made, according to YouMail — which is equivalent to 15 calls for each person each month in the U.S. Currently, the most popular category of robocalls are auto warranties. “There is public information out there about…

Friends open restaurant that exclusively employs formerly incarcerated individuals

Friends open restaurant that exclusively employs formerly incarcerated individuals

littleny/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) — Two friends from Philadelphia are on a mission to reduce the city’s recidivism rates by running a pizza shop run exclusively by formerly incarcerated men and women. “We’re changing the quality of life for our community by being the hand that feeds and teaching others to do the same,” co-founder Kurt Evans told…

HipDot Cosmetics partners with Reese’s for new makeup collection

HipDot Cosmetics partners with Reese’s for new makeup collection

HipDot(NEW YORK) — If you are an equal parts fan of peanut butter candy and beautiful makeup, there’s a new collab that has your tastes written all over it. HipDot Cosmetics has teamed up with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups to create a full makeup collection. The latest limited-edition launch features five pieces that will eventually…

Coinbase set to go public in ‘watershed event’ for cryptocurrency

Coinbase set to go public in ‘watershed event’ for cryptocurrency

lucky-photographer/iStock(NEW YORK) — The popular cryptocurrency exchange platform Coinbase will become a publicly traded company listed on the Nasdaq Wednesday. The direct listing will mark the first time a major digital currency platform has gone public in the U.S. Nasdaq set an initial price of $250 per share and Coinbase will be traded under the…

Why this financial expert has a retirement alter ego: Money tips for single women

Why this financial expert has a retirement alter ego: Money tips for single women

Kativ/iStock(NEW YORK) — Women often talk about finding financial freedom, but single women especially need to think about being financially whole, according to Tiffany Aliche, a personal finance expert who is known as “The Budgetnista” to her hundreds of thousands of followers on social media. “The goal is to really holistically look at your finances,…

How local, organic farms help the environment and you, according to a farmer

How local, organic farms help the environment and you, according to a farmer

Willow Wisp Organic Farm(NEW YORK) — About 120 miles northwest of New York City along the Delaware River, Greg Swartz and his wife, Tannis Kowalchuk, own and operate Willow Wisp Organic Farm, where they carefully cultivate 45 different kinds of vegetables and several dozen varieties of culinary herbs and cut flowers. It is organic farming…

Bernie Madoff, who ran the world’s largest Ponzi scheme, is dead

Bernie Madoff, who ran the world’s largest Ponzi scheme, is dead

Stephen Chernin/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Bernie Madoff, the disgraced former financier who ran the largest Ponzi scheme in history, has died, sources confirmed to ABC News. The 82-year-old died of natural causes while being housed at the Federal Medical Center in Butner, North Carolina, sources said. Madoff, who had been on dialysis and in a…

Iconic Cinerama Dome, Arclight Cinemas to close due to coronavirus pandemic

Iconic Cinerama Dome, Arclight Cinemas to close due to coronavirus pandemic

Kirkikis/iStock(LOS ANGELES) — Arclight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres are closing down for good after months of losing business due to the coronavirus pandemic. “After shutting our doors more than a year ago, today we must share the difficult and sad news that Pacific will not be reopening its ArcLight Cinemas and Pacific Theatres locations,” they…

Consumer regulatory agency issues ‘urgent warning’ about Peloton treadmill

Consumer regulatory agency issues ‘urgent warning’ about Peloton treadmill

Adam Glanzman/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an “urgent warning” for people to stop using Peloton’s Tread+ treadmill if they have small children or pets at home, one month after the company revealed that a child died in an accident involving the workout equipment. The federal regulatory agency…

Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand launches collaboration in time for Mother’s Day

Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand launches collaboration in time for Mother’s Day

Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — HATCH, known as Meghan Markle’s favorite maternity brand, just launched a three-piece shoe collection made for mom. The Keds x HATCH Collection features three Keds favorites with new details from HATCH. HATCH is known for their stylish and comfortable maternity wear but this is their first footwear collection. Markle was…

FCC shares tips to prevent, stop robocalls

FCC shares tips to prevent, stop robocalls

grinvalds/iStock(NEW YORK) — Robocalls may seem endless these days. In March alone, an estimated 4.9 billion calls were reportedly made, according to YouMail — which is equivalent to 15 calls for each person each month in the U.S. Currently, the most popular category of robocalls are auto warranties. “There is public information out there about…

Friends open restaurant that exclusively employs formerly incarcerated individuals

Friends open restaurant that exclusively employs formerly incarcerated individuals

littleny/iStock(PHILADELPHIA) — Two friends from Philadelphia are on a mission to reduce the city’s recidivism rates by running a pizza shop run exclusively by formerly incarcerated men and women. “We’re changing the quality of life for our community by being the hand that feeds and teaching others to do the same,” co-founder Kurt Evans told…

HipDot Cosmetics partners with Reese’s for new makeup collection

HipDot Cosmetics partners with Reese’s for new makeup collection

HipDot(NEW YORK) — If you are an equal parts fan of peanut butter candy and beautiful makeup, there’s a new collab that has your tastes written all over it. HipDot Cosmetics has teamed up with Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups to create a full makeup collection. The latest limited-edition launch features five pieces that will eventually…