Week of November 26, 2018 (see last week)
Top Mattress Brands Customer Satisfaction Ratings
J.D. Power just questioned nearly 1,000 mattress buyers about the comfort, price, support, durability, warranty, features, and customer service of their recent bed purchase. The top-rated brand was, surprise, Sleep Number. See how the other major brands ranked.
How One Couple Grossly Mismanages Money
MrConsumer learned to save money from an early age. But a significant number of Americans live from paycheck to paycheck. Here is one couple's story demonstrating that despite having $160,000 in salaried income, their poor money decision-making, purchasing choices, and reliance on debt has them owing hundreds of thousands of dollars. Add your comments or read others' here.
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The Single Best Day of the Year to Buy Airline Tickets
Any number of consumer stories theorize about the best day of the week to buy airfares. Usually, the answer is Tuesday. Now comes an airfare tracking app called Hopper which proclaims that this Tuesday, Nov. 27 (right after CyberMonday), is the single best airfare shopping day of the year.
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Mouse Print* -- Your Frozen Turkey Was Probably 10% Water
Your Thanksgiving turkey, if it was the frozen type, probably was plumped up by almost 10% water. We check the labels and explain why the water injections were so noticeable this year.
That story is in Mouse Print* this week.
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