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How to complain and get a good result.

When you're on the receiving end of a poor product or service, you're entitled to complain. Here's how to do it.

NAACP's Corporate Report Cards Fails Target, Kohl's Dillard's, Sears and Excel

Target, Kohl's, Sears, and more failed the NAACP's ERI survey for consumers of color.

The Protein Water Scam: Kellog's Special K2O Can Do Anything!

Have you tried Kellogg's K2O Protein Water? Is it truly weight loss magic, or just myth?

Bruce Campbell: "A" Level Advice From a B Movie Actor

Bruce Campbell is embracing "B" movie actor status as he joins the ranks of timelessly funny Old Spice Commercials.

Get a Free Copy of "Navigating Your Health Benefits for Dummies"

We're looking at the pros and cons of Aetna's Navigating Your Health Benefits for Dummies. Have you picked up your copy yet?

Customer Service Nightmares - What's a Good Consumerist to Do?

Customer-oriented blogsite Consumerist lets jilted shoppers rant about the companies that have done them wrong.

Best free software packaged in one CD

Software for Starving Students (SSS) brings frugal accessibility to some of the today's most useful commercial student software.

Top 10 scams of 2006

The internet can be a deep and dark place for criminals to hide. Don't get victimized by one of these common money scams.

How to Fold Your Shirt in 2 Seconds (Best Shirt-Folding Video Ever)

Tackle that pile of clean laundry with a foolproof method of rapid-folding t-shirts. You'll be done in no time.

Top 20 savvy living stories you missed this year

We're rounding up some of the most inspirational and heartfelt blog posts of the year. What were your favorites?

Ben Franklin's guide to wealth and savvy living

Ben Franklin's pearls of financial wisdom are full of timeless advice on being fantastically frugal.

Successful New Year's Resolutions

Now that the Christmas festivities are over, the next order of business is the new year. That means resolutions. We'll show you how to stick to 'em.

Funny way to make $10 in 30 seconds: lessons from a con artist

Note: Video is no longer available. Ryan shares a great trick on how to make $10 in less than 30 seconds. [more]

Get free 411 directory assistance that really works (a review)

Stop getting price-gouged for dialing 411! You could be getting the same information for free — here's how.

Take amazing party pictures

Ready to document your holiday soirées this year like a pro? Check out these fool-proof photography tips!

Discount your cellphone bill using work email

Are you missing out on these unbeatable savings for your mobile phone bill? See if you qualify for a student or corporate discount!

The Sale Aftermath: Beware of PayPal Chargebacks

PayPal is super convenient — chargebacks are not. Here's how Internet entrepreneurs can avoid getting tangled in a sticky situation.

Continue Your Education...Online

Thanks to the Internet, we can learn something new every day. Why not hone some new skills with a few simple clicks?

UCLA security breach affects 800,000 people (not just students)

UCLA's massive security breach has affected thousands of students, teachers, and their families — here's what to do if you're one of them.

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