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Car Insurance Ratings Released

car Consumer Reports has polled readers half a dozen times about their experiences with car insurance companies. Some of the biggest names you see advertised on TV don't do nearly as well as some you may never have heard of. Here are the latest ratings of car insurers.

Top Scams of 2016

scams The National Consumers League just published its annual list of scam-related complaints that it received over the past year. Topping the list are issues related to goods sold online -- either misrepresented or never received.


See the Super Bowl Ads Again

Many people watch the Super Bowl more for the ads than for the game itself. In case you missed some of the commercials, or just want to see them again, here is where you can do it: site 1, site 2, and site 3.

10 Freebies in February

free It may be cold outside, but you can get that warm fuzzy feeling from February freebies. Deals include free yogurt, slurpees, burgers, and even a facial!

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Mouse Print* -- Samsung Tries to Kill Lawsuits Over Exploding Phones

mouse print It cost Samsung over $5-billion to recall its fire-prone Note 7 smartphones. Now they're trying to nickel and dime consumers who were injured by them. That story is in Mouse Print* this week.

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Optical Disk Drive Class Action Settlement

If you live in one of two dozen states and bought a computer between April 1, 2003 and December 31, 2008 with a DVD drive, or purchased a free standing one, you are entitled to compensation of about $10 for each one. Details and claim form is here.

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How to Save on Car Insurance

If you live in a unsafe area or have a new or expensive car, you are probably paying a fortune for car insurance. Consumer Reports offers tips to cut your bill.

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