Consumer World mouse print*

  Follow Consumer World on Twitter                          Week of May 12, 2014 (see last week)                  Text Size: big small small

Top Stories

10 Things Scam Artists Won't Tell You

scammer Scamsters love to pull the wool over consumers' eyes, but Market Watch reveals some of the tricks of their trade. For example, crooks love debit cards because that gives them access to your entire bank account. And you could wind eating any losses if you don't catch and report the unauthorized withdrawals promptly.

Best/Worst States for Retirement

hammock Taking into account the cost of living, health care, taxes, crime, sunshine, and more, Bankrate has ranked each state from best to worst to retire in. Topping the list is South Dakota, and dead last is New York.

ADV

Figuring Out the Cheapest Time to Fly

airplane You may have heard that the cheapest time to buy an airline ticket is on Tuesday, just after midnight. A new website called Hopper is in the business of analyzing fares and says in fact that booking on a Thursday will save you a little money (and not to book over a weekend). But, more important than the booking date are the days you leave and the days you return.


ConsumerReporters.net

Consumer World Exclusive

Mouse Print* -- Blue Buffalo: "Never has Chicken/Poultry By-Product Meals" ?

mouse print Last week, Purina sued Blue Buffalo, a premium pet food manufacturer, for false advertising after Purina's tests revealed that some Blue Buffalo products contained chicken by-product meal contrary to their claims. We check the claims and question Purina's tests. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

Price Checker
Enter an item, and compare its price at dozens of online stores instantly


(Use brand, title, model#, etc.) lscgid: execve():/home/consumer/public_html/cgi-bin/counter6.cgi: Text file busy ++



Compare Prices
Digital Cameras
Cameras
Tablets
Tablets
Flat Panel LCD TVs
HDTVs
Laptops & Notebooks
Laptops
Computer Displays
Monitors
Printers
Printers
Ink & Toner
Ink & Toner
Appliances
Appliances
Other Items ++


Newsletter Sign Up

Every Monday morning, get a preview of the latest consumer stories and the Bargain of the Week in your email box...free! Sign up now.


ADV

coupon database


consumer reporters and advocates in media consumer news


ADV

Bargain of the Week

Room Essentials White Plastic Hangers - 10/$1

Cheaper than a dollar store, Target this week has packs of 10 Room Essentials white plastic hangers for only $1.

Get an Extra 15% Rebate from Top Stores

LIMITED TIME ONLY: Ebates is giving you back 15% on online purchases at Macy's, JCP, Living Social, Levi's, and 100 other stores. Just use their link when shopping. If you are not already a member, you can sign up (and it's free). ++

See also: Hot Deals

Consumer Reports

Gum Stuck on Carpet? Use Bengay!

Yep, Consumer Reports' sister publication, ShopSmart, has come up with sometimes odd tips on how to get out tough stains like urine, gravy, blood, and ink from fabrics and carpet.


Kiplinger Personal Finance


Verizon
Is Proud to Support Consumer World®


If you have a comment about Consumer World®, write to: comment [at symbol] consumerworld.org

Copyright © 1995-2014 Consumer World®. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms ++