Major Retailers Mislead Shoppers with "Sale" Prices
Checkbook.org spent a year tracking sale prices at major retailers. At three stores -- Sears, Kohl's, and Macy's -- Checkbook says that many items checked at these stores were almost always on sale, and rarely if ever sold for the so-called "regular price." This means that the savings that were promised were mostly illusory. Here's their study.
Mystery Device Allows Crooks to Unlock Your Car
There has been rash of car break-ins around the country, but without any signs of forced entry. How are they getting in? That is the mystery a New York Times reporter solved, and he has a simple but crazy way for you to protect your car.
12 Surefire Ways to Screw Up Your Finances
Do you apply for new credit cards frequently? That alone can lower your credit score. Do you keep putting off dealing with your financial situation? These are no-no's, and here are ten more.
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Mouse Print* -- Keurig 2.0 Coffeemakers Have a Built-in Detective
Taking a cue from the inkjet printer makers, Keurig is now selling coffeemakers that will only accept its own brand and authorized brands of coffee. We'll tell you how it works, and how some people are tricking it.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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