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Rental Car Companies Ranked

car Over 9,000 people who rented cars in the past year were interviewed by J.D. Power. They were asked to rate their customer satisfaction with the entire rental car experience, from reservation to vehicle return. Virtually tied for first place were Hertz and Enterprise. Dollar and Budget were on the bottom of the list, but they still rated relatively well.

5 Apps to Help Block Robocalls

pulling hair out We all are totally frustrated by getting multiple robocalls a day both at home and on our cellphones. Here are five apps to help flag, divert, or block those pesky calls. Nomorobo also works with some landlines and is free for that.



Senior Living Communities Ranked

seniors The J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Satisfaction Study measures resident and family satisfaction with the nation’s largest providers of residential communities for seniors. Overall satisfaction is measured across seven factors of the resident experience (listed in order of importance): services and activities; community staff; food and beverage; new resident orientation; resident cost; community and grounds; and resident apartment unit. See the ratings where one company's communities stand out from all the others.

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Mouse Print* -- CVS' Surprisingly Generous Coupon Policy

mouse print Most people might not think of CVS Pharmacy as being a generous company, but their official coupon acceptance policy is a rare pro-consumer one. We point out two examples of how they will accept coupons that most other stores might reject. And MrConsumer shows you a bit of his own brand of coupon magic to cut CVS' high prices. That is our Mouse Print* story this week.

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Bargain of the Week

Get a "Boorito" at Chipotle for $4

Once again, participating Chipolte locations are selling burritos (or bowls) for only $4 to anyone dressed in a Halloween costume on October 31 from 3pm until closing.

P.F. Chang's - Buy One Entree, Get One Free

Until November 3, dine-in entrees are buy one get one free at P.F. Chang's. No coupon needed, just say you want to the BOGO offer.

See also: Hot Deals

Consumer Reports

Best Tablets Under $300

Consumer Reports picks four "bargain" computer tablets that are less than $300 and one is even less than $100.

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