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See the Super Bowl Ads Again

Many people watch the Super Bowl more for the ads than for the game itself. In case you missed some of the commercials, or just want to see them again, here is where you can do it: site 1, site 2, site 3, and site 4.

Kay Jewelers Taking Out Secret Life Insurance Policies on Customers?

diamond A local NBC station is reporting that the Kay Jewelers in its area is seemingly taking out insurance policies on customers without their knowledge or approval that will pay off what the customer owes in certain circumstances. Alternatively, this may be a case of credit life insurance being crammed onto the consumer's bill. In either case, jewelry shoppers beware!


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10 Cars that Hold Their Value Best

Kelley Blue Book has crunched the numbers and come up with a list of cars that are likely to have the best residual value five years from now.


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Mouse Print* -- Final Chapter: Intuit/TurboTax Caves to Consumer Pressure

mouse print [This is our final TurboTax story.] Late last week, the makers of TurboTax Deluxe completely capitulated to the consumer outcry that arose after they crippled the popular tax prep software. They are now giving completely free upgrades to the uncrippled versions of the program -- something we advocated for back on January 6. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Bargain of the Week

Free Food Week

Monday, February 2 only: one free bloomin' onion per table at Outback Steakhouse (no coupon needed, just ask for it with any purchase). And at Yogurtland stores from 4-7 PM on Monday only, get a free frozen yogurt and toppings. On Thursday, February 5, until 11 a.m. EST, Brueggers is offering three free bagels with this coupon. (Note: you are opting in to mailings too.)

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Sling TV Put to the Test

Dish Network just came out with a box called Sling TV that streams a dozen TV channels over the Internet to your TV set for just $20 a month. In tests, Consumer Reports said it noticed a degradation of picture quality compared to cable.


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