Jan 25, 2015

Decorah Eagles nest repair

Are Your Social Security Benefits Taxable?


On Your Side: Unexpected Phone Bill Charges

Dallas News | myFOXdfw.com

Cost of raising a child: $250K. Cost of smoking over a lifetime: $1 million to $2 million


3 Mistakes To Avoid When Making A Credit Card Balance Transfer


IRS Says Thousands Have Been Scammed Into Paying Bogus Back Taxes


The New York Times Isn’t For Sale, But That Could Change Soon


7 in 10 Americans qualify for free tax-prep help online. Here's where to get it

Where to Get Free Tax-Prep Help | Money.com:

1 in 5 Spouses Commits This Financial Infidelity


CVS Sued Over Eye Vitamin Claims

 "CVS Sued Over Eye Vitamin Claims
 Consumer world: "After our story exposing the issue seven months ago, CVS was finally sued last week over claims for its eye health vitamins. The company implied that its brand was comparable to the name brand that had been shown in studies to slow the progression to blindness. In fact, the CVS version was missing four of the six proven ingredients. That story is this week in Mouse Print*"

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Jan 11, 2015

Quit Believing These Winter Driving Myths Already


Wisconsin has last laugh on Danny Thomas

See those fund-raising ads for St.Jude Hospital? Founder Danny Thomas, an early TV comedian, had Wisconsin connections. He donated $4000 to help a medical student finish his studies at Marquette. And his TV family visited Baraboo. Glen loyd  has some video from that show (See the entire show  at https://archive.org/details/atriptowisconsin)

Why Are So Many Recent Car Loan Borrowers Missing Payments?


Study: 58% Of All American Adults Are On Facebook


5 Ways the Auto Industry Let Consumers Down in 2014

Consumer Reports

Company That Touted Products’ Ability to Treat Children’s Speech Disorders Settles FTC Charges It Deceived Consumers

 Federal Trade Commission

New Subaru Outback Rides Smooth in Rough Conditions


The Best Answer to the Question, ‘What Are Your Salary Requirements?’


5 Ways to Get Free College Education Even If (When?) Obama’s Plan Dies


Stronger U.S. Dollar Makes for Cheaper Travel Abroad


Metric Measurements on Food Nutrition Labels mislead/

Consumer World

How to Get a Great-Looking Pair of Cheap Glasses

Consumer Reports