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New Cars with Most/Fewest Problems

new car J.D. Power interviewed 80,000 purchasers of 2016 cars to find out the problems they discovered with their new vehicle in the first 90 days of ownership. The car brand with the fewest initial problems was, surprise, Kia! And while Hyundai and Toyota did very well, Honda had an above average number of issues. Here's the entire list, ranked best to worst.

Is that Tide Detergent Counterfeit?

An investigation by ABC News reveals that some laundry products sold in five gallon pails, like Tide, Gain, or Downey are actually fakes. Procter & Gamble doesn't even manufacturer these products in those sizes. So if you see these online or at flea markets, don't waste your money.


11 Amazing Uses for Pam Cooking Spray

Yes, you can spray your muffins tins with cooking spray so they come out easily. But, there are so many other ingenious uses for the stuff, like getting rid of soap scum on glass shower doors, spraying it on a squeaky hinge, getting bugs off the front of your car, and more.

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Mouse Print* -- Ticketmaster Settlement Fine Print Trips Up Many

mouse print Concert goers got very excited last week when their Ticketmaster accounts got loaded with $2.25 coupons and other vouchers good for at least two free concert tickets. The excitement was short-lived because of the fine print in the settlement agreement that limited the number of free tickets. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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Spend $500 on New Credit Card, Get $200 Back!

Bank of America has a very generous promotion for its Major League Baseball Cash Rewards MasterCard for those who apply and are accepted: if you spend $500 on it in the first 90 days, they give you back a cash reward of $200. This card also gives you 1% back on everything, 2% on groceries and warehouse clubs, and 3% on gas. Apply here.

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Buying Guide for Lawnmowers

Consumer Reports says to stay away from cheap lawnmowers - those under $200. Here is their buying guide.

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