Week of November 13, 2017 (see last week)
Top 10 Tips to Bag a Bargain during Black Friday Week
It's time to get ready for all the Black Friday deals, many of which will be available before Friday, November 24. Here are our best tips to snare a great deal, along with specific picks for some of the best-priced items.
This Bot Scams the Scammers for You
You can now give scammers a taste of their own medicine. An online safety nonprofit has created Re:scam. It is an artificial intelligence robot that will engage with scammers and waste their time. How does it work? You merely forward them the scam email, and then the fun begins.
10 Unexpected Bargains at Costco
Marketwatch scoured a frugal deals messageboard to find some of the out of the ordinary deals that shoppers mentioned that they found at Costco. Some recommended propane and gas prices, others discovered cheap pet meds and great deals on tires.
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Mouse Print* -- It’s Open Season on Befuddled Health Plan Shoppers
Shopping for a new health plan is hard enough, but when the insurance company uses misleading representations about its policy, that complicates the choice even more.
That story is in Mouse Print* this week.
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Bargain of the Week
600 Free University Courses
Some 200 universities just launched 600 online courses free. Here is the full list by subject matter.
See also: Hot Deals
Fake Wood Floors Tested
Consumer Reports tested fake wood floors, both laminate products and tile made to look like wood. And they liked several of them. See video.
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