Which Cars are Most Dependable?
JD Power questioned over 34,000 owners of 2012 cars about their repair experiences over the past three years to find out which brands were the most dependable. The second most dependable car make was, surprise, Buick! See the full list including model names for various size segments.
Best/Worst Stuff to Buy at Home Centers
Shop Smart says there are smart buys and not-so-smart buys at Lowe's, Home Depot, Sears and Walmart. Here are some of their picks and pans [pdf].
Get Consumer Smart(er) During National Consumer Protection Week
Here is a handy compendium of consumer booklets on popular topics. And note that free copies of the "consumer bible" that we offer every year is delayed until April. (We'll tell you how to get a free copy then.)
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Mouse Print* -- Nissan Cars Can't Snowboard...Duh
Last week, MrConsumer demanded more fine print. This week our trusty mouse complains about dumb fine print by car companies.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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