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Health Plan Comparison Tool Ready to Help Millions of Federal Employees and Retirees Choose Best Plans During Open Season

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Nov 08, 2021

CSS/Consumers’ Checkbook President Robert Krughoff Retires; Veteran Staffer Paul Kallaur to Lead Organization

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Oct 13, 2021

Investigation Finds Used Cars Are Routinely Sold with Known, Life-Threatening Safety Defects — Sen. Blumenthal Weighs In

Investigation Finds Used Cars Are Routinely Sold with Known, Life-Threatening Safety Defects — Sen. Blumenthal Weighs In
Feb 18, 2021

Health Plan Comparison Tool Ready to Help Millions of Federal Employees and Retirees Choose Best Plans During Open Season

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Nov 9, 2020

Health Plan Comparison Tool Ready to Help Millions of Federal Employees and Retirees Choose Best Plans During Open Season

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Nov 11, 2019

Consumer Federation of America: Angie’s List: An Evaluation of Its Usefulness for Consumers

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April 29, 2019

Appliance Repair

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Assisted Living

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Bike Shops

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Buying Appliances

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Carpet Stores

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DNA Services

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Garden Centers

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Movers

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Used Stuff

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Checkbook in the News

How to find the right handyman to tackle your to-do list
May 17, 2022 | The Washington Post

Do you really need to dry-clean that?
May 17, 2022 | The Washington Post

Travelers warned to use airline credits before they expire
May 16, 2022 | FOX Boston

New Cars Come with High Prices Over MSRP
May 10, 2022 | ABC Chicago

Is Subscription Shopping Smart?
May 10, 2022 | AARP

Ready to buy your spring plants? A few tips from Checkbook.org
May 06, 2022 | Northwest News Radio

Do your survivors a favor and leave a paper trail for finding what’s important
May 06, 2022 | WTOP

Is that old sofa worth reupholstering? Here’s what to consider.
May 03, 2022 | The Washington Post

Tips to find the right dentist in the DC area to help make you smile
May 03, 2022 | WTOP

Carmakers Hope to Cash Out on Software and Subscriptions
May 03, 2022 | ABC Denver

Buying an electric car? Here are key facts and tips.
May 01, 2022 | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Prepare to haggle amid wide pricing variations at appliance dealers in Twin Cities
April 30, 2022 | Star Tribune

The Pros and Cons of Pet Insurance
April 28, 2022 | ABC Savannah

Electric Cars and Crypto Crooks
April 26, 2022 | WGN Radio

‘Right to Repair' Bill Aims to Give Consumers Product Fix Choices
March 23, 2022 | NBC Washington

How to find a reliable and affordable solar-panel installer
March 07, 2022 | The Washington Post

Tips for finding a great — and affordable — dentist
March 02, 2022 | The Washington Post

Ask Asa: Avoiding Valentine's Day flower scams
February 03, 2022 | ABC Savannah

Feds Can Save on Their Healthcare
January 31, 2022 | GovExec

How to find quality pet care — without spending a fortune
January 27, 2022 | The Washington Post