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Wacky Warning Label Finalists

aisle scanner Most people seem never to read the cautionary warnings on the products we buy. But, sometimes reading them might actually make your day. Here are the funniest five warning labels of 2014.

A Used Car Salesman Reveals Dirty Tricks (and How to Beat Them)

car Buying a used car is always fraught with worry that some hidden defect will surface just after you buy it. Add to that tactics used by some used car dealers, and no wonder many people prefer to buy only new cars. Here, out of the mouth of a former used car salesman, are some of the tricks of the trade.


7 Reasons Why We Fall for Scams

scams Even the smartest among us will fall for a scam sooner or later. Consumer advocate and author Bob Sullivan says we are all vulnerable to some degree because of these seven things. [Story via]

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Mouse Print* -- When Good Rebates Go Bad

mouse print It seemed like the deal of the decade: A 32-inch Samsung HDTV for only $144.99 after rebate. Wow! There was just one problem. The rebate would be impossible to comply with for multiple reasons. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Get $25 Back on a $25 Purchase at Costco with American Express

Select American Express cards are offering $25 back on a $25 or more purchase at Costco's warehouses. Look at the "AMEX Offers for You" section of the AMEX website after you login. If the offer is there, activate it. Must make purchase by August 15.

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Luggage Shopping Guide

Planning a trip this summer? Need new luggage? Consumer Reports offers this comprehensive guide to what to look for when shopping for luggage.

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