Consumer World mouse print*

  Follow Consumer World on Twitter                          Week of September 7, 2015 (see last week)                  Text Size: big small small

Top Stories

You May be Entitled to Compensation for Air Flight Woes

airline If your flight is delayed, cancelled, or overbooked, you may be entitled to compensation in some of these cases. A website called will evaluate the circumstances of your travel nightmare, and file a claim on your behalf if justified. If they get money back for you, they keep 25%.

8 Situations When You Should Ask for a Discount

money Many consumers are shy about asking for a seller to knock some money off a stated price. Here are eight reasons to help justify why you should be given a discount under certain circumstances.


Avoid These 7 Self-Inflicted Hits to Your Credit Score

credit score Sometimes, we are our own worst enemy. For example, you go on a credit application binge, applying to multiple credit grantors in a short period of time. Those "hard pulls" of your credit report can result in a ding to your score. Here are seven other moves that can lower your score.

Consumer World Turns 20

Consumer World Exclusive

Mouse Print* -- Where's the Political Disclaimer?

mouse print Some sharp-eyed folks noticed that some presidential campaign advertising online did not contain the usual disclosure indicating who paid for and approved the ad. Oops...or maybe not, according to the law. That story is this week in Mouse Print*.

Price Checker
Enter an item, and compare its price at dozens of online stores instantly

(Use brand, title, model#, etc.)

Compare Prices
Digital Cameras
Flat Panel LCD TVs
Laptops & Notebooks
Computer Displays
Ink & Toner
Ink & Toner
Other Items ++

Newsletter Sign Up

Every Monday morning, get a preview of the latest consumer stories and the Bargain of the Week in your email! Sign up now.

coupon database

consumer reporters and advocates in media consumer news

Mini-Consumer Guide
Not an ad!


Bargain of the Week

Logitech Replacement Keyboard - ~$6.66

This is a crazy price for a great wired desktop computer keyboard, the Logitech K120. Avoid shipping charges by ordering online for free store delivery at Walmart, or price match at Staples (where it normally sells for almost FOUR TIMES the price).

See also: Hot Deals

Consumer Reports

7 Products Deeply Discounted in September

It is summer clearance time, so look for those deals. In addition, Consumer Reports says this is a good time to buy these seven things.

Kiplinger Personal Finance

If you have a comment about Consumer WorldŽ, write to: comment [at symbol]

Copyright © 1995-2015 Consumer WorldŽ. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy and Terms ++