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Amazon Subscribe & Save: Do You Really Save?

Amazon Amazon touts its "Subscribe & Save" plan as a way to save up to 15% on things you regularly buy, such as dog food, diapers, etc. The items are automatically sent to you periodically based on a schedule you set. A New York Times spotcheck, however, reveals wildly varying prices over a six-month period, with some items doubling in price after you sign up.

10 Tips to Save on Car Insurance

car Do you just automatically pay your car insurance bill when it renews every year? Cut that out! Every few years, you should re-shop it, or even just ask your current insurer to re-evaluate your account. Here are some other tips to save money on car insurance.

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8 Signs You're a Shopaholic

shopping bags Not that there's anything wrong with that. MrConsumer gets a thrill when he lands a bargain. But some people take it too far. Here are signs you might be going overboard (and how to kick the habit).


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Mouse Print* -- Walmart Drops Price Match Guarantee in 100s of Stores

mouse print Remember those Walmart TV ads where the store promised to match prices of competitors and you didn't even need to bring in the ad? Some Walmart locations are completely dropping the price guarantee and we'll tell you why. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.


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Get a BJ's Wholesale Club Membership Free (after gift card)

Until September 30 only... if you have an American Express card, and are not a BJ's member already, you can get a one year membership (normally $50) for $25. And, you instantly get back a $25 BJ's gift card. To be safe, check your AmericanExpress.com account for the offer and add it to your account. It is unclear if the half price offer is given to you at the membership desk (most likely), or as a credit on your AMEX statement.

See also: Hot Deals

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Beware Wave of Flood-Damaged Cars

With all the severe flooding around the country this summer, we can expect a flood of water-damaged cars to hit the market (without disclosure of the vehicles' misfortune). Here are tips to spot such vehicles.

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