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Is travel insurance worth it?
March 06, 2019 | NBC News

Considering a medical alert device? Here’s what you should know before buying.
February 25, 2019 | The Washington Post

Testing Medical Alert Devices
February 22, 2019 | WPVI-TV

Checkbook's ratings and tips for hiring a remodeling contractor
February 22, 2019 | KOMO-TV

D.C.-Area's Best Auto Shops: New Analysis Compares Cost, Quality
February 22, 2019 |

How to get a good price on a good home security system
February 18, 2019 | KOMO-FM

Considering having your air ducts cleaned? Think again.
January 29, 2019 | The Washington Post

Tips on joining a gym
January 29, 2019 | KOMO-FM

Need a good body shop? Check out the latest local ratings from
January 24, 2019 | KOMO-TV

TrueCar’s No-Haggle Promise Meets a Chorus of Grumbles
January 17, 2019 | The New York Times

Want to exercise more in 2019? Here are Philly area’s best-rated gyms and how much they cost
January 17, 2019 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

16 ways to keep your home secure and safe
January 14, 2019 | The Washington Post

How to hire a tree service
January 14, 2019 | KOMO News

What to ask before getting estimates for tree care
January 09, 2019 | WTOP

7 On Your Side: How to avoid pitfalls of New Year's resolution gym memberships
January 08, 2019 | ABC 7 (WJLA-TV)

How to spot the best carpet and rug cleaners in the Twin Cities
January 05, 2019 | Minneapolis Star Tribune

More Pet Insurance Policies Are Being Sold. But Are They Worth the Cost?
January 04, 2019 | The New York Times

Choosing window installers: It’s not open and shut
January 04, 2019 | San Francisco Chronicle

Things to consider before committing to a gym
December 28, 2018 | WTOP

Top-rated pet insurance companies
December 27, 2018 | KOMO News