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15 painless ways to reduce your home’s energy use
March 15, 2021 | The Washington Post

Consumer Advocates Pushing for Mandatory Recall Repair Rule for Used Car Dealers
March 05, 2021 | The Detroit Bureau

Practical steps to cut the biggest parts of home energy use
March 05, 2021 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Some used cars pose dangerous safety issues
February 25, 2021 | ABC Savannah

Pipe dreams: Find the Puget Sound area's best plumbers
February 23, 2021 | Patch.com

How consumers should Use J.D. Power ratings for car shopping
February 22, 2021 | Forbes

How to find a rock-solid mason for your home
February 22, 2021 | The Washington Post

Consumer groups say water-sewer line plans often misleading and unnecessary
February 21, 2021 | Investopedia

Instacart might be costing you more than you realize
February 11, 2021 | NBC Los Angeles

DIY Arrangements May Be Best Way to Save on Valentine's Day Flowers
February 10, 2021 | NBC Washington

Do you need water and sewer line insurance?
February 08, 2021 | NBC Minneapolis

What to do when the auto repair shop doesn't fix the problem
February 04, 2021 | KOMO Radio Seattle

Which computer stores offer the best advice and service?
February 03, 2021 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Buying someone else's problems: how to avoid a used car with safety recalls
February 01, 2021 | FOX Minneapolis

What you should know before buying your next used car
January 26, 2021 | ABC Philadelphia

Home maintenance tasks for the winter and throughout the year
January 25, 2021 | The Washington Post

4 things to do before deciding to buy hearing aids
January 13, 2021 | WTOP-FM

Did the premiums eat your paycheck?
January 12, 2021 | Federal News Network

Popular mechanics: How to get high-quality, affordable, hassle-free auto repair
January 03, 2021 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Here's how to find hassle-free auto repair in the Twin Cities
January 02, 2021 | Minneapolis Star Tribune