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Holiday Shopping Gift Guides

shopping Consumer Reports offers their gift suggestions in the following categories (don't expect bargains): 1. For the person who has everything; 2. For the gadget geek; 3. For the home chef; 4. For the food lover; and 5. For the do-it-yourselfer . For a different perspective, here is the gift guide from the New York Times.

Documentary "Stink" Turns Up Nose at Chemicals Lurking in Products

Stink A new documentary is slowly being released across the country that investigates chemicals lurking in consumer goods such as clothing, personal care items, detergent, and furniture — just about everything we buy.

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Two Tools to Spot Fake Product Reviews

fake Shoppers often rely on product reviews written by real consumers when deciding what product to buy. As has been widely reported, many reviews are fake -- posted by people hired by the seller. How can you separate the fake reviews from the real ones? Two websites try to help (but with varying levels of accuracy): Fakespot and ReviewSkeptic.


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Mouse Print* -- Thanks for Nothing #1

mouse print Do you ever get excited by a seemingly great deal being promoted, but then get disappointed when you learn some other key fact that was not made known at the outset? We show you three examples, in this new series of "gotchas." That story is this week in Mouse Print*.


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Bargain of the Week

10% Back at Amazon.com

If you are a Chase Freedom cardholder, you get can get 10% back on up to $1500 of Amazon purchases through December 31. If you have not activated your fourth quarter statement cash back benefit, you can do so here.

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2015 Naughty & Nice List

Consumer Reports is out with its annual list of companies that have been either naughty or nice this past year.


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