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Checkbook in the News

Consumers’ Checkbook Provides Ratings and Price Research to Help Consumers Make Educated Decisions on Key Services
October 28, 2019 |

How to Find Good Tree Care Service In the Seattle Area
October 23, 2019 |

How to find a reliable and low-priced appliance repair service
October 21, 2019 | The Washington Post

Should your real estate agent give you referrals when you're buying or selling a home?
October 15, 2019 | USA Today

What to Know About Cash Back for Shopping Websites
October 14, 2019 | NBC Washington

Need a house cleaner? Here are hiring tips to ensure your home is both tidy and secure.
October 08, 2019 | The Washington Post

Is pet insurance worth it?
October 08, 2019 | Insurance Matters

How to save on framing
October 07, 2019 | KOMO News

Don’t Fall For Online Hotel Booking Trick, Says Consumer Advocate
October 07, 2019 | CBS Boston

Ready to move? Get prices from several moving firms but pin down the details
October 05, 2019 | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ratings, prices and everything else you need to find a high-quality vet in Philadelphia area
October 05, 2019 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Choosing the right vet for your pet
October 04, 2019 | San Francisco Chronicle

Is your glass half full or half empty? Check your health plan
October 04, 2019 | Federal News Radio

Tips on Home Warranties
September 25, 2019 | WCAU-TV

North Nashville woman claims repair work prices was more than she expected
September 25, 2019 | WSMV-TV

Warning about payment apps, money transfer services like Zelle
September 24, 2019 | WPVI-TV

Is Travel Insurance Worth It? Here’s When You Should Definitely Purchase It
September 21, 2019 |

How to Get Cash Back for Holiday Shopping Online
September 19, 2019 | NBC Boston

New Ratings: Boston Area's Best Places To Buy Glasses, Contacts
September 16, 2019 |

How hotel-book sites use misleading info to pressure customers
September 10, 2019 | FOX Chicago