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2015 Consumer Action Handbook Now Available

Consumer Action Handbook The "bible" of every consumer office in the country is the Consumer Action Handbook because it is a comprehensive consumer directory. It lists both corporate and government consumer offices countrywide, and it provides helpful tips to solve various types of consumer complaints. The 2015 edition is hot off the press (and is free).

50 Secrets of Food Manufacturers

magnifing glass Some food makers want you to think their products are healthier than they really are. Others try to hide the amount of sugar in products. And still others play different games with product labeling. Here is a list of 50 food tricks to watch out for.


Site Helps You Pick a Cell Plan

cellphone Instead of getting easier, it is now even harder to pick a cellphone plan. To help you compare plans (postpaid and prepaid) within a company and across different providers, was created.

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Mouse Print* -- Keurig Partially Reverses Course

mouse print Some companies don't listen to their customers' complaints until it's too late. Only after Keurig announced last week a huge drop in sales of its coffeemakers, did it get the message that customers didn't like their new (too) smart coffeemakers that only accepted their own licensed coffee brands. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

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If you are about to make a major online purchase, this is the week to do it. Ebates is celebrating its 16th birthday with a 16% rebate on purchases at 150 stores including Macy's (Tuesday only), J.C. Penney, Lord & Taylor, Saks, Kohl's (Monday only), and Bloomingdales (Monday only). Just use their links to visit your favorite store, and you'll save a bundle. Joining is free. ++

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Do Front Load Washers Still Have a Mold Problem?

We've all heard about a moldy smell coming from front loading washing machines. But, is it still a problem? Here is Consumer Reports' answer.

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