Sunscreens Over 50 SPF Burn Money
If you buy a sunscreen over 50 SPF, you are wasting money. Experts say that an SPF of 100, rather than giving you twice the protection of one with 50, only gives you 1% more. And forget the "waterproof" claims you see on labels. The FDA is banning them starting in 2013. Here is the NBC report.
13 Things You Can Get Free
This is one of the better "free stuff" lists, with ways to get free wi-fi, free lessons, free stuff from your cable provider, free ebooks, free movie tickets, and more.
Hotel Chains Rated
Over 60,000 hotel guests were questioned about how satisfied they were with their stays. Here are the rankings of hotels in various categories from budget to luxury. Visit TripAdvisor.com for customer reviews of specific hotel locations.
20 Ways to Save on Food
Yes, we all know that clipping coupons can save money, but here are some other ways to cut the cost of food, particularly important with the higher prices that are coming as a result of the drought.
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Mouse Print* -- The Straight Poop About Online Product Reviews
Shoppers unfortunately have to be skeptical of online product reviews. While they can provide great insights of actual product purchasers, they can also be manipulated by marketers trying to boost sales. See what one company offered MrConsumer to post a review online, and how he responded.
That story is this week in Mouse Print*.
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