6 Costly Mistakes You're Probably Making at the Drugstore
Did you know that drugstores "zone price" just the way supermarkets in some cities charge more (or less) than in others? So, a store in a neighboring town could be cheaper than yours, particularly on prescriptions. Here are five more tips to save money at the drugstore. And, here are some additional money-saving tips.
Phone Companies Block Efforts to Stop Robocalls
A couple of years ago, NoMoRobo.com won the FTC's contest to find a technological way to stop robocalls. The catch: most landline and cell companies have not implemented technology (simultaneous ring) to make the system work. Now Consumers Union is asking consumers to sign a petition to do so.
13 Ways to Find an Honest Mechanic
Most people don't know the ins and outs of car repairs, so we are at the mercy of the mechanic's diagnosis. Here are some tips to lessen the probability of getting a bum steer from your car repair guy.
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Mouse Print* -- Despite Crushing Publicity, TurboTax Sales Soar
This past winter, TurboTax had almost two months of horrible publicity first about a devilish trick to jack up prices, and then about crooks' use of their website to steal taxpayers' refunds. But instead of sales of their tax preparation services tanking, they soared.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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