Week of November 6, 2017 (see last week)
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Attention Quicken Users:
Beware of Geeks Bearing Gifts
Quicken money management software users got a free 2018 upgrade CD in the mail last week. Before you upgrade, you better read the fine print because your price for using Quicken may have just tripled.
That story is in Mouse Print* this week.
Buying a TV? Get to Know HDR!
Every couple of years they come out with some new confusing technology for HDTVs that they claim will make the picture better. This year, the buzz is about "HDR" -- high dynamic range. But there are different types of HDR standards and some TV makers don't make it easy to know what you're really buying. Here's HDR 101.
17 Best Foods at Costco
According the Cheat Sheet, these are 17 food items sold by Costco to have in your pantry. Evaluations were made based on quality and price.
Best Things to Buy in November
November is a great month to buy many things, and that includes major appliances. Start looking for these at sale prices now at Home Depot, Lowe's, Best Buy and Sears. And in past years, the prices in early to mid-November are as good as or better than Black Friday. Here are other bargains to look for this month.
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Bargain of the Week
Veterans Day Freebies & Sales + Macy's Lowest Price of the Season Furniture and Mattress Sale
Keep an eye out for Veterans Day freebie meals and sales this coming weekend. There are sure to be some Black-Friday-like prices being offered. Also for the next two weeks, Macy's is having its "lowest prices of the season" sale on furniture and mattresses... so take a look.
See also: Hot Deals
5 Recommended Smart Thermostats
Consumer Reports tested a number of smart thermostats that allow you to control the heat and a/c in your home remotely. Here are five to consider.
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