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Angie’s List: Beware Of Scams From Storm-Chasing Contractors

Most families have a safety plan to follow when severe weather strikes. But when the sky clears and cleanup begins, don’t let your guard down.

06/26/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Getting Freebies Online

There is some stuff you can get online without paying a penny. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine has found the best freebies, everything from cosmetics to pet food.

06/24/2014

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Summer Savings: Which Credit Cards Save The Most On Gas?

It’s a great time of year to get the family in the car, hit the open road and head out for vacation.

06/23/2014

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Angie’s List: Landscaping For Every Budget

Landscaping can add as much as 14 percent to the value of your home, and not all landscaping projects need to be elaborate or expensive.

06/12/2014

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Angie’s List: Front Door Ideas to Boost Curb Appeal

Angie’s List has some tips about how upgrading your aging front door can help reduce your energy bills and increase your home’s value.

06/06/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests Sunscreens, 18 Of 20 Below SPF Promise

Just in time for summer, Consumer Reports is out with their test of sunscreen.

05/30/2014

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Angie’s List: Massage Therapy Tips

A massage can be a great way to help relieve pain and stress and it could be the perfect gift for that special someone.

05/29/2014

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Consumer Reports: Finding The Right Grill

With the holiday weekend here, a lot of us will be firing up the grill.

05/23/2014

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Memorial Day Deals Offer Deep Discounts On Big Ticket Items

For bargain shoppers, this may be the week to score some major deals.

05/22/2014

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Angie’s List: Give Your Grill A Checkup

Memorial Day weekend typically kicks off the start of the grilling season. If it’s been awhile since you fired up your grill, a checkup may be in order.

05/22/2014

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Make Your Stuff Last Longer With Some Simple Tricks

From your closet to your car to your kitchen, there are some simple things you can do to make your stuff last longer.

05/20/2014

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Bed Rail Recall Issued After Reported Deaths

After the deaths of three women, the federal government is taking action regarding a safety hazard in the home.

05/20/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Winners & Losers At Costco

Consumer Reports has just released its list of the winners and losers from Costco.

05/15/2014

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Angie’s List: Pros & Cons Of Metal Roofing

Putting a new roof on your home is a big investment. If you want one that’s really going to last, you might want to consider metal roofing.

05/15/2014

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Consumers Turning To No-Contract Phone Plans To Save Money

When it comes to getting a new cell phone, things are looking up for consumers. You no longer need to sign a two-year contract and be tied to just one company.

05/14/2014

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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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