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Mouse Print* -- Where's the Honey in Honey Bunches of Oats?

mouse print We've all seen the Honey Bunches of Oats commercials on TV promoting those crispy crunchy bunches. It turns out that honey is one of the last things you will actually find in the product. That is our Mouse Print* story this week.

2020's Best Sunscreens

sunscreen Consumer Reports tested dozens of sunscreen lotions and sprays and has some top picks. The top spray is from Trader Joe's and the best lotion is Coppertone Ultra Guard Sunscreen Lotion SPF 70. All of CR's recommended sunscreens contain oxybenzone - a great sun protection ingredient - but which can cause harm to coral reefs (and is banned in some states).

21 Tips to Slash Your Grocery Bill

shopping cart Grocery prices are going up on account of increased demand while restaurants are closed and because of shortages created by meat processing plant closures. So... here are tips to help you save money when grocery shopping.


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Re-Evaluate Your Car Insurance and Save

car MrConsumer has been with his current car insurance company for almost 20 years. But he's been annoyed by annual increases for his nearly 25 year-old car. Shopping around last week, he found he could cut his annual premium from $590 to $415 by switching companies and moving his condo insurance there to. Here are tips to find less expensive auto insurance.

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Watch Teens Try to Dial a Rotary Phone

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Bargain of the Week

Free Sam's Club New Membership (A/R)

You can get the equivalent of a free one-year membership to Sam's Club if you are new to their warehouse. It works this way: you pay $45 for an annual membership, but you get an (almost) instant $45 credit toward a single purchase transaction of $45 or more within the first 60 days of membership. Your membership will self-renew annually, so cancel the self-renewal if you are not interested in that. Offer expires June 21.

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Best K-Cup Coffeemakers

Keurig introduced the K-Cup, that small plastic cup with coffee grounds used to make an individual cup of coffee really fast. Now, in new tests from Consumer Reports, the magazine says other brands of machines are better than Keurig.

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