Here’s one more reason why you really must read your credit card statements: Stores have been known to double-bill, and the only person capable of finding the mistake and getting the extra charge cancelled is you.
Well, probably not anyway. It’s just that your toilet paper could very well be getting smaller.
Consumer Reports takes a close look at the Snuggie and all sorts of things that slice and dice and somehow convince TV viewers that they need them.
Where’s Paul Blart when you need him?
Cheapskate? There’s an app for that. Lots and lots of them, actually. There are iPhone apps that will plot a busy day of hitting yard sales, produce coupons for instant discounts at supermarkets, shops, and restaurants, do price comparisons and summon product reviews while you’re mulling the options inside a store, and even help you trim …
Everybody knows that store brand foods—pasta, canned veggies, cookies, condiments, whatever—are cheaper than the national brands. The assumption is that the national brands taste better. Consumer Reports demonstrates that they don’t.
When shopping for a washing machine—or a car, or a DVD player, or a stroller—consumers have lots of options. Competition and innovation help bring prices down, and generally speaking, the products that give the most bang for the buck are successful in the long run. With health care as it is today, there is limited competition and …