Drug Discount Cards:
Consumers without prescription drug coverage can save money using little-known drug discount cards, especially free ones, according to a price comparison survey by Consumer World. Trying to figure out which card saves the most money, however, is nearly impossible. Here is our exclusive report. [pdf]
A Prescription for Savings, But...
Does Your Credit Card Really Cover Rental Car Damage?
Most people don't buy separate insurance when they rent a car because their credit card most likely has collision damage waiver coverage. According to some experts, you better check the fine print of your credit card's coverage and your own insurance policy before declining the rental car company's insurance. Here is a two-part story of things to look for: part one, and part two.
How to Earn 1.25% on Your Money
With most banks paying interest below one-percent, it is refreshing to see that one bank, TiaaDirect, is still paying 1.25% APY on its high yield checking accounts and money market accounts. ATM transactions are free at two surcharge-free networks. Tiaa-Cref is best known for managing teachers' pension plans. WARNING: TiaaDirect just TODAY announced they are not accepting new applications for accounts until they make some changes. Sorry, but keep checking.
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Mouse Print* -- “Up to” Savings Claims Mislead Many
Marketers are smart. They know if they advertise "save up to 75%" they will generate more interest than if they disclosed the true average savings. A new study reveals just how many people fall for the "up to" claims
this week in Mouse Print*.
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