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10 Most Creative Methods to Complain

mad They say the squeaky wheel gets the grease, and that is certainly what these consumers did to get companies to pay attention to their complaints.

How Many Times Has Your Personal Information Been Exposed to Hackers?

personal info Half of American adults had their personal information exposed to hackers last year alone. Use this interactive chart to see how many times YOUR personal information was compromised based on where you shop and where you have accounts. The good news, however, is that very few consumers actual suffer any harm because of these breaches.

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Post Office Testing Early Peek at Your Day's Mail

mail Little known fact: For the past decade and a half, the United States Postal Service has been taking a picture of the envelopes you receive everyday. Scary, huh? But now they are testing a consumer service based on that -- an app that would show you the mail you are going to get later in the day.



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Mouse Print* -- Muscling In on Your Pocketbook

mouse print We've all seen fantastical claims for various weight loss and body building products. The question is: do they work? Now a new (and phony) consumer group claims to have tested them. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Robocall Blockers Evaluated

Consumer Reports says if you are annoyed by automated robocalls, a call blocker could be your salvation. They review some of the products on the market.


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