Honda is recalling almost 304,000 of its popular Accord and HR-V models due to a potential defect in the seat belt buckle. Accord sedans from the 2016 to 2018 model years, as well as HR-V crossovers from the 2016 to 2019 model years, are the vehicles affected. According to Honda, “the driver or front passenger seat belt buckle may become stiff over time, making it difficult to unlatch the seat belt.” The company will begin notifying owners of the recall in February, and dealers will replace the seat belt buckle free of charge.
Kraft Heinz Co. has appointed Miguel Patricio as its new chief executive officer, hoping to turn around the fortunes of the iconic food giant after it has struggled due to higher prices and changing consumer habits. Patricio comes to Kraft Heinz from Anheuser-Busch InBev SA, where he was the global chief marketing officer. He is […]
The 30-year mortgage rate hit 7.48% on August 22, 2019, according to Freddie Mac. This is the highest rate that the 30-year mortgage rate has been since 2000, when it hit 8.05% in April. This spike in mortgage rates has been attributed to the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut interest rates in July. The central […]
Social Security payments are not affected by the government shutdown. The are funded by the Social Security Trust Fund, which is a separate fund from the federal budget and thus unaffected by the shutdown. Other key programs, such as food stamps, are also unaffected. Federal employees with Social Security Numbers will still be able to […]