Manufacturer Certified via eBay offers the factory-refurbished Microsoft Surface 10.6" 64GB Windows RT Tablet for $189 with free shipping. That's $1 below last week's mention and the lowest total price we could find for a refurb by $11. The tablet features an NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30 1.4GHz quad-core processor, 10.6" 1366x768 multitouch LCD, 2GB RAM, 64GB storage, 802.11n wireless, Bluetooth 4.0, front- and rear-facing 720p HD cameras, microSDXC card slot, up to 8-hour battery life, and Windows RT OS. A 1-year Microsoft warranty is included.
The new federal income tax law is not as hard on tax-sheltered retirement plans as feared. But savers and investors should be aware of a couple of changes.