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Mouse Print* -- That Computer Tablet From China May Not Be Up to Spec
A Mouse Print* reader wanted to share his story about getting a great deal on a computer tablet only to discover that the seller was really selling old technology cleverly disguised as a state-of-the-art model.
That is our Mouse Print* story this week.
Drug Prices Compared Using Different Discount Cards/Plans
If you have a high co-pay or deductible, no drug coverage, are in the donut hole, or otherwise just want to check if you can save money using a free discount drug card/plan, take a look at this price comparison. Fifteen drugs were comparison priced on GoodRx, Blink Health and three others. The winner was NOT GoodRx, but a site MrConsumer found a couple of months ago - RetailMeNot's RxSaver. No one site is cheapest on every drug, however, so do your own comparison.
Money's Best Places to Live 2020
Money magazine just picked its 50 best places to live. They considered data about every location's economy, housing market, cost of living, diversity, public education, health and safety, weather and lifestyle, and amenities. They put the greatest emphasis on economic factors. Expect to learn about towns you never heard of.
Investigation: Travel Agents Running Ponzi Schemes With Consumer Deposits
A major investigation by USA Today reveals that since the pandemic began, many travelers are discovering that deposits they made with travel agents were not always turned over to the hotels or airlines with which they booked. No wonder refunds have been hard to get. And there are some cases where these agents received refunds, but have not given them back to customers.
Sign of the Times at CVS
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