Consumer World Investigation
Mouse Print* -- Walgreens Misleads Customers on Rewards Program, Potentially Pocketing Millions
For the past two years, Consumer World has been investigating Walgreens loyalty program (Balance Rewards) and its repeated representations to provide reward points for "all" prescriptions. The truth is, they don't on all of them. Millions of dollars is likely at stake because Walgreens fills hundreds of millions of prescriptions every year. We finally raised some very pointed questions about it with them last week. And here's what they said and did.
That story is in Mouse Print* this week.
Most/Least Tax-Friendly States for Retirees
When you're retired, it seems like everyone is trying to stick their hand into your pocket and grab your wallet. Some states don't because they offer significantly lower property, sales, and income taxes than others. And some even have breaks for seniors. Check these lists for the most and least tax-friendly states for retirees.
If You Want to be a Mystery Shopper...
There are a ton of mystery shopping scams out there, but if you want to be a real undercover shopper, this story offers you some valuable tips.
Pet Sitters Can Vacation for Free
Here's a match made in heaven. You're going on vacation and you don't want to pay big bucks to board the family pets. Or you're a traveler and don't want to pay big bucks for a hotel. A clever website is playing matchmaker to bring these types of people together so travelers can get free accommodations in return for pet sitting.
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