TWITTER Week of May 31, 2021 (see last week)
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Consumer World Original
We've run story after story demonstrating how national news, information, and talk shows feature products for which they receive "secret" payments. Now a clever ploy by TV's John Oliver tests whether local TV talk shows will take his money to feature a bogus medical product.
That is our Mouse Print* story this week.
Before you donate or recycle your old cellphones and computers, you better delete all the sensitive and personal data on them. Here's how to do it.
What sources does a former travel agent use to find the best bargains? In this story, he reveals his go-to websites, newsletters, and alerting services to help find the best deals.
In some cases, Kirkland Signature products, the Costco store brand, is so good that it actually outperforms similar items with more recognizable names. In fact, there are a few grocery products that are made by the same companies, making the less expensive Kirkland item the obvious choice. Here are some examples where the author believes the Costco brand meets or exceeds the quality of the name brand.
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