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Angie’s List: How To Survive A Remodeling Project

Contractors tell Angie’s List that 2015 is going to be a busy year for home improvement.

02/26/2015

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Class Action Lawsuits Filed Over Front-Loading Washer Woes

It’s supposed to make your life easier. But, your washing machine could be making a mess of things.

02/25/2015

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Consumer Reports: How Not To Treat A Cold

Cold season is in full swing, and many people turn to so-called “natural” remedies to try to prevent colds or ease symptoms.

02/20/2015

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Angie’s List: How To Deal With Sensitive Teeth

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Especially if you have sensitive teeth.

02/19/2015

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Experts Detail Ways To Effectively Complain To Companies

When Angela Thompson bought her husband a tool chest from Sears, she had no idea the ordeal that was about to begin.

02/09/2015

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Consumer Reports Calls Sprint’s “Cut Your Bill In Half” Deal “Complicated”

A new promotion by Sprint aims to lure customers away from other carriers, but is it too good to be true?

02/05/2015

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Angie’s List: Get The Right Bling For Your Buck

About 6 million Americans popped the question on Valentine’s Day last year and this year should see more of the same kind of romance. If you or someone you know is getting down on one knee soon, or if you’re in line for fine jewelry shopping, Angie’s List has some tips to keep in mind.

01/29/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Big Screens Ahead Of Your Super Bowl Party

If you’re buying a TV for your Super Bowl party at home, Consumer Reports says a screen that’s at least 50 inches or larger is a good size for a crowd.

01/15/2015

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Angie’s List: The Dos & Don’ts Of Paper Shredding

Your personal information is everywhere: bills, bank statements, blank checks, and even credit card offers and magazine subscriptions.

01/15/2015

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Save Money And Get Creative With “Mommy Hacks”

Before you throw out your child’s dried up markers or an empty tissue box, you may want to think about how you can stretch their use.

01/09/2015

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Angie’s List: Homeowners Spending More On Remodeling

More than 60 percent of homeowners who’ve been talking with Angie’s List contractors about remodeling in 2015 are prepared to open their wallets wider than those who made home improvements last year.

01/09/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Double-A Batteries

Now that all of the Christmas gifts are opened, you might be in need of some batteries for those gadgets. Double-As are still the most popular size.

12/26/2014

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Security Experts Issue Warning About Facebook Cloning Scam

There’s a new, dark side to Facebook and it could put you at risk of losing your money, reputation and even a friendship.

12/17/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Holiday Shipping

In a recent survey, Consumer Reports asked 1,000 people about their shipping gripes and has some tips to help your boxes reach their destinations.

12/16/2014

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Angie’s List: Chimney Maintenance Tips

For many families, gathering around a crackling fireplace is a holiday tradition. But, you need to take the proper precautions.

12/11/2014

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