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Mouse Print* -- Lawyers Drop Claims of "No Tuna" in Subway's Tuna Sandwiches
Last January, two consumers sued Subway alleging that there was no tuna in the chain's tuna sandwiches. Now, five months later, and after tons of negative publicity worldwide for Subway, the lawyers bringing the suit are backing off that broad claim.
That is our Mouse Print* story this week.
30 Tricks Sellers Use to Make You Pay Too Much
Companies use an arsenal of marketing tricks to convince customers they're scoring bargains, often duping them into spending more or paying right away without checking the competition. While many of these tactics have been used for centuries, the methods are becoming increasingly sophisticated. Consumers' Checkbook highlights 30 sneaky pricing and selling strategies to guard against.
Best/Worst States for Senior Healthcare
A new analysis of drug prices, doctors per capita, life expectancy, and the cost and access to care suggests that some states are better than others for seniors seeking heathcare. Here is a list ranking states on healthcare for seniors.
Save on Groceries With These Apps
Have you heard of "Basket" -- an app for your smartphone that compares the price of your shopping list at various stores in your area? And then there's Flipp for sales and coupons, and Ibotta for cash back. See how they work in this video demonstration.
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