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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.

Guide to Holiday Tipping

coin 'Tis the time of year when many of your service providers are expecting a holiday tip. Who should you tip, and how much? Etiquette queen Emily Post offers these tips on tipping.


Check Up on that Charity Before Giving

charity Before donating to a charity, check them out to see how much of your money goes to the actual cause (versus to administrative expenses). Here are other tips to help make your donation go further.

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Mouse Print* -- Here We Downsize Again 2015 (Part 4)

mouse print We wrap up the year with our final installment unveiling yet another crop of downsized products. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Got Car Scratches? Here are the Products that Work!

Consumer Reports tested car scratch removal liquids and pens to see which really work. Only one did the job on scratches you can feel with your fingernail.

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