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Local chains earn good marks in Consumer Reports

The latest issue of Consumer Reports rates 52 grocery chains and ranks them based on several factors. Here’s how some chains with local stores did: Wegmans, which has a store in Mechanicsburg, ranked NUMBER 1 out of all the chains … Continue reading

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Slow down, save a dollar

As gas prices continue to rise, I’m glad that I drive a little Honda Civic. It’s old — a 1995 model — but it has a small four-cylinder  engine that allows me to get about 35 miles per gallon of … Continue reading

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What’s your favorite recent innovation?

It appears that Americans really love their instantly warmed foods – in a recent Consumer Reports survey asking people which recent innovation would be hardest to live without, the microwave took the top prize with 26 percent of the vote. … Continue reading

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An easy way to track your budget

The August issue of Consumer Reports has all kinds of good information about how to save. In the article on establishing a budget there were three links for Web sites that help you track or saving and spending. Here’s what … Continue reading

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