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Mouse Print* -- New Scam Emails Fake Order Confirmations to Shoppers

mouse print Cybercrooks are smart. They know that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are amongst the biggest online shopping days. So they're sending out look-alike order confirmations from the biggest retailers all in an effort to infect your computer with malware. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.


Hey Big Spender: States Where People Spend the Most/Least

big spender According to WalletHub which analyzed federal data, people in some states spend a greater share on their income on housing, energy, cars, credit, etc. This doesn't mean they have the highest prices there, but rather spending on those things is proportionately more than elsewhere.

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Which Cell Carriers Perform Best Near You?

cellphone RootMetrics just completed five million cellphone tests to figure out which carriers perform best. Overall, Verizon wins in four out of five categories, and Sprint finished last. See which carriers perform best in your area.

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Best Toys 2014

toys The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio is out with its picks for the best toys of the year in various categories broken down by age of the child.
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Cyber Monday/Week Deals

Many retailers are treating this week as Cyber Week, not just Cyber Monday. So check the websites of your favorite stores, and emails you may have received from them. Some recommended deals are here. Shop.org coordinates some Cyber Monday deals here.

See also: Hot Deals

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Annual Naughty or Nice List

Every year, Consumer Reports issues their list of nice and not-so-nice practices and policies of companies. Here who's been naughty and nice in 2014.


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