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Which Mass. Furniture Dealers Offer the Biggest Sales Tax Discounts

These Credit Cards Will Refund the Difference if You Overpay

credit cards One of the most valuable credit card benefits is "sale price guarantee" (or various other ways to word it). It basically provides that if an item goes on sale within 60-90 days after purchase for a lower price, the card will refund the difference if the store won't. Here are some cards with that benefit. We recommend Citi's Double Cash card for this and its 2% cash back benefit.

Best Hospitals 2016-2017

US News US News is out with its annual list of the country's best hospitals. You can also search for the best hospitals by specialty here.


13 Ways to Save on Booze

wine You can apply the same techniques you use to save money at the supermarket to cut the cost of wine and other alcoholic beverages. Here are more than a dozen savings tips.

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Mouse Print* -- Comcast's Inside Wiring Plan Excludes Most Inside Wiring!

mouse print Hats off to the Washington state attorney general who sued Comcast last week after discovering that Comcast sold policies to cover inside wiring that inconspicuously excluded most inside wiring! That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Get $15 Back in Points Spending $30+ at Many Retailers

Attention Sears and Kmart Shop Your Way (rewards) members: Until August 12, if you shop at stores through the portal and spend at least $30, you'll get back $15 in SYW points. Qualifying online stores include Staples, Best Buy, Walmart, Target, JCP, OfficeMax/Depot, Kohl's, Macy's, Old Navy and ONLY THESE OTHER STORES. See the rules at this link too. (You generally cannot buy gift cards... so don't try it!) ++

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How to Prod FCC/Congress to End Mandatory Cable Box Rentals

It's high time that you should be able to buy a cable box instead of paying high monthly rental charges to your company endlessly. Here's a petition to encourage action on this issue.

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