October 22, 2021
  • October 22, 2021


DIFS promotes Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month to help consumers and businesses stay protected

by on October 8, 2021 0

Media Contact: Laura Hall, 517-290-3779, DIFS-Press@michigan.gov Consumer helpline: 877-999-6442, Michigan.gov/DIFS complaints FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 8, 2021 (LANSING, MICH) October is Cyber ​​Security Awareness Month and the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services (DIFS) encourages consumers and businesses to take steps to protect themselves and their personal information from cyber attacks. “There are...

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49% of consumers use digital bill payment services

by on October 6, 2021 0

The great digital shift is transforming the way we interact with all kinds of businesses, including the banks and billers that consumers interact with to charge their obligations. PYMNTS research reveals that 66% of consumers pay at least a portion of their bills directly to the biller or service provider – exceeding the 40%...

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SC Cancels DOE, ERC’s “Anti-Consumer Policies” Against Heavy Electricity Consumers

by on October 5, 2021 0

APPLICANT PHOTO FILE MANILA, Philippines – The Supreme Court (SC) overturned Department of Energy (DOE) and Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) regulations that required large consumers of electricity to source electricity from a select group of accredited suppliers. In a 37-page decision, promulgated on March 2 but uploaded to the High Court’s website on September...

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Consumers Should Spend More During the Holidays

by on October 4, 2021 0

New NPD Group study finds 29% of U.S. consumers plan to spend more on their holiday shopping than they did last year, with holiday spending set to increase 3% during traditional shopping season holidays in November and December and 5% when the season is expanded to include October and early January. Almost two-thirds of...

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