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Checkbook in the News

What it really means when travel sites say there's 1 hotel room left
February 11, 2020 | Good Morning America

Get the best Valentine’s Day blooms for your buck
February 10, 2020 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Save money on flowers, warning if you buy them online
February 07, 2020 | ABC 7 San Francisco

Homeowners turn to technology for more than just window dressing
February 06, 2020 | The Washington Post

TWEET EMAIL 7 ON YOUR SIDE QUICK TIP: How much does your vacation rental really cost?
February 06, 2020 | ABC 7 San Francisco

How to find a good locksmith
February 04, 2020 | The Washington Post

How to shop for a top-notch plumber in the Twin Cities
February 04, 2020 | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Saving on homeowners insurance
January 31, 2020 | San Francisco Chronicle

Do people still use travel agents?
January 30, 2020 | National Geographic Travel

Want to avoid unnecessary resort fees when you travel?
January 17, 2020 | WGN Radio

What to look for when you join a gym or health club
January 09, 2020 | KOMO News

How to find a reliable and affordable HVAC company
January 07, 2020 | The Washington Post

Pet reset: Finding a good dog groomer
January 04, 2020 | Star Tribune

What you need to know before you hire a carpet cleaner
December 17, 2019 | The Washington Post

What should you know before getting laser eye surgery?
December 10, 2019 | KGO-TV

Fake sales are on the rise but here's how to spot the real ones
December 10, 2019 | KARE-TV

Top Dogs: Find the Best Kennels in the Puget Sound Area
December 05, 2019 | Patch.com

TC Consumer Checkbook Fall findings
December 05, 2019 | KARE-TV

Score a cushy deal on furniture
November 30, 2019 | Minneapolis Star Tribune

Bike stores that will make it an easy ride
November 29, 2019 | San Francisco Chronicle