Inside Consumer Reports' Testing Labs
If you ever wondered what it is like behind the scenes at Consumer Reports, this story will take you on a tour. It demonstrates the almost obsessive methods the magazine goes through to thoroughly check out the products it tests.
New Apps Up Your Shopping Savvy
Some new tools are now available to make you an even better shopper. One will predict if prices are likely to get lower for the items you are shopping for. Others help you find coupons for the things you want to buy. Also in the story are tips on haggling and other ways to cut your grocery bill.
Free FICO Credit Scores Becoming More Widely Available
It is going to get easier to get your credit score for free as more banks and credit card issuers jump on the bandwagon to provide them. See which providers are going to offer them and from which source.
Watch the 10 Commercials Vying to Appear in the Super Bowl
Every year, Doritos runs a contest for the best homemade commercial. Here are the 10 finalists.
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Mouse Print* -- Intuit Offering Partial TurboTax Upgrade Rebates
Late last week, the makers of TurboTax Deluxe apologized for crippling the product this year, and offered a $25 refund to make good. We examine the offer and see how they cleverly chose an unpopular refund method and limited who can take advantage of it.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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