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Intuit Strips TurboTax Deluxe of Support for Some Key Tax Forms

TurboTax Deluxe 2014 Regular purchasers of Intuit's TurboTax Deluxe desktop software may be in for a nasty surprise this year. The company has stripped the program of key functionality. Then, when you are partially done with your taxes, if you want to enter investment transactions, for example, the program asks you to pay $30 extra to get back the missing parts. (Story is at our sister site, MousePrint.org) See bottom of this column for a new story about TurboTax's pricing games.


Top Rated Diets

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novel electronics The annual Consumer Electronics Show just wrapped up in Las Vegas. Here are some of the forthcoming new gizmos selected for special recognition: innovation award winners, and Best of CES winners.


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Mouse Print* -- More TurboTax Pricing Games

mouse print While researching the TurboTax upgrade fee story, we discovered what looks like a little pricing experiment being conducted by Intuit to see how high an upgrade charge users will tolerate. We raise two other pricing issues as well. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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At participating Wendy's, you can buy a Wendy's key tag for $1 (goes to charity), and all year long, get a free Frosty with any purchase.

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Listen, Is the Dishwasher Really Running?

Do you have kitchen appliances that sound more like a motor boat? Consumer Reports tested dishwashers and other appliances, large and small, to identify the really quiet ones. Here are their results.


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