Week of December 11, 2017 (see last week)
The 15 Safest New Cars
When you buy a car, don't assume that all brands and models are equally safe. They're not. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, just 15 cars got top marks for safety for 2018.
MyPillow Purchasers: Get Back $$$ in Case Settlement
For years, MyPillow ran a buy one, get one free offer, which caused the company to have its accreditation pulled by the BBB. Now a tentative settlement has been reached in various class actions against the company and you can get your share if you purchased one or more as far back as 2012. Here's more information and a link to the claim form.
The 12 Scams of Christmas
Ho, ho, ho... the joys of the holiday season can unfortunately be marred by a scam. Here is what to watch out for from the BBB (and our friend at Bamboozled) -- the 12 scams of Christmas.
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Mouse Print* -- The Case of the Missing Almonds
MrConsumer is always on duty, even when he's munching on a snack. This snack - a trail mix -- was supposed to be full of almonds. It wasn't. What happened to all of them and what was in the bag instead?
That story is in Mouse Print* this week.
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Bargain of the Week
Finish Powerball Dishwasher Detergent Deal
WARNING: Sorry, Target raised their price on Tuesday, but is still giving back a $10 gift card. Buy three Finish Powerball boxes of 54 tablets each, for $21.87 total at Target.com and get a $10 Target gift card back. Free shipping or order online for store pickup. Manufacturer coupons may be difficult to use, but could lower your price more.
Target Toys: $10 off $50; $25 off $100
With these coupons until Saturday the 16th at Target, save big on toys and games. Some exclusions apply like Legos. Shopping at Target.com? Discounts are automatically applied at checkout.
$5 Off $15 FedEx Ground Shipment
Just in time for shipping holiday gifts... Get $5 off of a $15 or more Federal Express ground shipment when you present this coupon. Offer good through December 31.
See also: Hot Deals
2018 Could be a Bad Flu Season
Two bad predictions: This year's flu vaccine may only be 10% effective, and 2018 could be a bad flu season. Here are tips to avoid and treat the flu.
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