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Week of July 9, 2018 (see last week)

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Get 20% Off Amazon Purchases!

Amazon If you are an American Express cardholder, you MAY qualify to save 20% on Amazon purchases (up to $100 in savings) when you use at least some Membership Rewards points toward your purchase. Not all AMEX cardholders and not all Amazon customers qualify. It appears you must be a Prime member. With Prime Day coming up on July 16th and 17th, this is a way to save even more. Discount only applies to items "sold by Amazon."

100 Companies With the Best and Worst Consumer Reputations

thumbs up The Harris Poll interviewed over 4,000 consumers asking them to name the companies with the best and worst reputation. Topping the list this year, are Amazon, Wegmans, and Tesla. Much lower down the list are Comcast (78th place), United Airlines (90th), and Equifax (98th).



Senior Discounts You May Not Know About

piggy bank Did you know that seniors get a 10% discount on Amtrak? And how about 20% off on regular prices at Walgreens the first Tuesday of every month. Here are some of the other popular discounts. And don't forget all the AARP discounts available to members. And, senior or not, regional AAAs offer many unexpected discounts too.

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Mouse Print* -- Preparation H: But What Happened to the "H"?

mouse print For some products, just hearing the brand name, you know exactly what the product is used for. Such is the case with Preparation H... or is it? That story is in Mouse Print* this week.

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Bargain of the Week

Get an Additional 25% Off at Google Express

EXPIRED PREMATURELY... Sorry. You can buy merchandise from popular sellers like Walmart, Costco, Target, etc. (see store list) via Google Express. Note that these stores only provide Google Express with some products from some departments. Until July 17, get an extra 25% off your order (but not on gift cards) when you use the promotion code EXTRA25 when you check out. Free shipping if you meet the minimum purchase requirement of the particular store. You may only use the code once per account, and total savings is capped at $100.

See also: Hot Deals

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Best Toaster Ovens

Consumer Reports says these five toaster ovens are some of the best ones they tested. Warning: they should be good because most are really expensive!

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