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2015 Return Policies Compared

return policies Some retailers are naughty, but most are nice when it comes to their return policies this year. Many have extended their return deadline into January. Here is Consumer World's annual return policy survey and tips for many happy returns.

Best and Worst Days of the Week to Buy Airfares

airplane You've always heard that buying airline tickets at midnight on Tuesday was the best time. Now a new study says that average fares are cheapest on Sundays and highest on Fridays. But they also say not to rule out Tuesdays. How confusing!


Last Chance to Lower Your 2015 Taxes

taxes The Wall Street Journal offers these last minute tips to cut your income tax bill for 2015.

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Two Months After Deadline, Most Big Retailers Still Can't Read Chipped Credit Cards

See which retailers are enabled and which are not.

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Mouse Print* -- How Wise is Milkwise?

mouse print If you have checked the supermarket milk case lately, you would have seen a whole bunch of newfangled products that seemingly claim to be better than plain old milk. We check out the "Milkwise" label, and holy cow... That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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One Year Membership at BJ's - $19.99

You won't find a cheaper membership in any warehouse club anywhere -- it is only $19.99 for a one-year membership to BJ's through Living Social. (Typical memberships are $45 to $55 at BJ's, Sam's Club, and Costco.) This offer is for new members only (and excludes anyone who had a membership previously).

$5 off $15 FEDEX Ground Shipment

With this coupon, you can save $5 off a $15 FEDEX Ground shipment. Keep in mind that December 16 is the last day to ship FEDEX Ground for arrival before Christmas.

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Which AA Battery is Best?

Consumer Reports tested 15 double-A batteries to see which one lasted the longest. The winner: Duracell Quantum. We recommend, however, rechargeable batteries for long life and big savings. Eneloop brand is widely viewed as the best one.

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