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Angie’s List: Tips For Finding An Auto Body Shop

Whether it’s a small dent or major damage, dealing with the aftermath of a car crash can be overwhelming.

10/02/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Car Seats For Kids

The latest research shows kids are safest if kept in a rear-facing car seat until the age of two.

10/01/2014

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Being Savvy With Coupons Could Help Consumers Save More

Whether you’re buying food or clothes, saving money is always nice.

09/30/2014

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Angie’s List Survey Sounds Alarm On Subpar Service

It’s not uncommon to hear homeowners complain about the contractors they’ve hired. But, just how many people are having problems?

09/25/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Survey Looks At Tech Support Services

You know that dreaded moment when your hard drive crashes. If you’re like most people, you can’t fix it yourself. Do you know where to turn?

09/23/2014

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Angie’s List: Tips To Stay Safe While Mowing Lawn

The end of summer doesn’t mean the end of lawn care. But after months of mowing, it can be easy to put yourself on autopilot when cutting the grass.

09/18/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests ‘Wearable Technology’

Tech companies think they now have something you’ll depend on around the clock – wearable technology.

09/17/2014

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Consumer Reports Explores Campus-Sponsored Credit Cards

Kids might be tempted to sign up for one of those campus sponsored accounts that often come with their college logo. Before they do, Consumer Reports has a warning about many of those accounts.

09/11/2014

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Angie’s List: Tips For Removal Of Poison Ivy, Oak & Sumac

A weekend spent working in the yard can turn into an itchy, uncomfortable nightmare, if you don’t steer clear of poisonous plants.

09/11/2014

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Angie’s List: Bathroom Remodel Tips

If your bathroom could use a little love, it’s a smart place to spend money.

09/04/2014

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Angie’s List: To Stain Or Paint Your Deck?

The summer is winding down, but there’s still plenty of time to enjoy your backyard deck.

08/28/2014

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Is Denim On The Decline? Jean Makers See Sharp Drop In Sales

PITTSBURGH (CBS) — This year, the time-honored tradition of back to school shopping is less likely to include one traditional back to school staple, denim jeans. Analysts report U.S. jean sales are down six percent […]

08/22/2014

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Angie’s List: The Cost Of A Free Estimate

We’ve all heard the expression there’s no such thing as a free lunch, but what about a free estimate?

08/21/2014

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Consumer Reports Ranks Top Laptops For Students

A laptop is arguably the most important back-to-school purchase you’ll make this year.

08/20/2014

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Identity Thieves May Be After Your Health Insurance

In the wrong hands your insurance card is worth a fortune. It’s actually the largest target of identity thieves who want it to obtain free health care.

08/19/2014

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Does It Really Do That?

Some of those infomercials that you see on TV make certain products look like things you just can’t afford to live without; but do they really live up to all the hype? Before you invest, […]

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