This week: Why some hate the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, why you underestimate costs, the best and worst generic buys, advanced dumpster diving and yard sale etiquette.
Around The House
Find out what made your fellow consumers’ blood boil. Hint: Issues with cable and Internet companies, as well as do-not-call violations, made the list but did not claim the top spot.
The cosmetics industry’s pants are on fire. Find out which advertising claims have been labeled everything from “ambiguous” to “outright lie.”
Getting a little thin up top? There are effective ways to turn that around, depending on what you are willing to pay.
Proper maintenance of your A/C system can decrease your electricity bill and help you avoid costly repairs. Here’s what you need to know.
Is there a big mismatch between your wallet and your desires? Maybe you overspend in these areas of your life.
A handful of devices promise to free you from the scourge of robocalls. And one option is free.
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