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Buy Seafood, Pay for Water!

fish A major investigation by the Boston Globe reveals that many samples of frozen seafood they tested sold by major supermarket chains (including Walmart) had been overglazed with water, and the weight of that water counted toward the net weight of the package. In other words, you are paying high fish prices for excess water. A second test by the Globe revealed that some fresh scallops were likely treated with a chemical to make them retain water, and thus contained as much as 85% water.

How to Retire Rich(er)

hammock At different ages, there are different steps to take to help build your retirement nestegg. Here are retirement savings tips for those 30-45, and 40-55, and 50-66.

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10 Things Pet Stores Won't Tell You

We've all seen the TV exposés of puppy mills that send often sick dogs to pet stores. That is only the beginning according to Smart Money. From lax state regulation to the high cost of owning a pet, pet stores often muzzle the facts .

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Mouse Print* -- Avis: $30 Off Your Next Rental?

mouse print A Mouse Print* reader sent in an offer he received from Avis promising $30 off his next rental merely for providing them with his email address. He took the bait, but complains he did not get what was promised. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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The Top Tires Tested

Consumer Reports says that certain models of Michelin and Continental tires topped their recent tests of all season and winter tires. Here also is how consumers rank tire brands (not from C/R).


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