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Does Your Credit Card Have These Two Valuable Benefits?

credit cards Two of the most valuable benefits of certain credit cards is "sales price guarantee" and "return protection." The first is a price guarantee whereby the credit card company will give you back the difference if an item you purchased with the card goes down in price after you buy it. And the second benefit allows you to return an item to the credit card issuer if the store won't take it back. Of course, there are limits in terms of dollars and length of protection. [Each link lists cards with these benefits.]


States with the Highest/Lowest Health Insurance Premiums

doctor Believe it or not, health insurance premiums in one area of the country can be triple those in another for the same coverage! Rural areas tend to be more expensive than cities. And if you are in Arizona, New Mexico, or Kentucky, you have the some of the lowest rates in the country. Here are the 10 highest/lowest regions.

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Some People Should Stop Daily Aspirin

aspirin A study published last week suggests that some people taking a daily aspirin should stop doing so. Those are the ones with a very low risk of a heart attack or stroke in the next 10 years. You can check your 10-year risk here.


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Mouse Print* -- CVS Sued Over Eye Vitamin Claims

mouse print After our story exposing the issue seven months ago, CVS was finally sued last week over claims for its eye health vitamins. The company implied that its brand was comparable to the name brand that had been shown in studies to slow the progression to blindness. In fact, the CVS version was missing four of the six proven ingredients. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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10 Burger King Nuggets - $1.49

Giving McNuggets a direct challenge, for a limited time, Burger King is offering their version of chicken nuggets for a low $1.49 for 10 at participating locations.

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Can You Trust Drug Ads on TV?

Consumer Reports has been monitoring drug advertising on television and says while some are worth the hype, others are not. Here is their report.


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