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Tax Day Discounts

tax day Restaurants and stores know that April 15 is a costly day for a lot of people, so they are offering specials discounts and deals on tax day (and some are extending the offers before and after Wednesday).

The 100 Best Android Apps

PC Magazine How apps have evolved. Originally Apple didn't want third party apps. Now there are bazillions of these helpful little programs for all smartphones. PC magazine has chosen the top 100 for Android devices.


10 Cars Americans Don't Want to Buy

new car Some new cars just don't catch the fancy of the public, or they have some troublesome attributes. By analying sales figures, and the amount of time a car remained on dealers' lots, a list emerged of 10 cars that few people want to buy.

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Mouse Print* -- Cape Cod Potato Chips: 40% Reduced Fat?

mouse print Do pangs of guilt come over you when you eat a full-fat bag of potato chips? They did for MrConsumer, who virtuously chose the 40% reduced fat type without reading the fine print first. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Purina Pro Plan Dog Food -- Free Bag a/r

Purina is offering a 4-6 pound bag of Pro Plan dog food, valued up to $18.99, free after mail-in rebate. Offer expires 4/30.

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Cheapest/Most Expensive Supermarkets

Consumer Reports released more information this past week from its supermarket survey. This time, which grocery chains are the cheapest and which are the most expensive. Guess what? Walmart does not appear in either list.

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