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  • The right way to post a negative review

      

    Posting a bad review about a restaurant online can get you sued. Here’s how to avoid time in court.

  • The Best Banks Are Not Banks At All...

      

    Looking for the best bank in America? Don't look at any of the bigs like Bank of America, Chase, Well Fargo, or Citibank. Credit unions are king I have long believed companies that...

  • 4 Ways To Spot Fake Online Reviews

      

    The power of collective wisdom is an amazing thing. Thanks to technology, you can tap into endless online reviews to help you do everything from book sweet accommodations at an unknown hotel in an...

  • High Quality Toilet Paper Comes Cheap

      

    Toilet paper is magically shrinking before your eyes! So now it makes more of a difference than ever to get the best deal that you can. When I talked about this a couple of years ago, there...

  • New ratings: Best mattresses for your money

      

    A good mattress is important, but so is a good price. Here’s where to start shopping for the most affordable good nights sleep.

  • Survey: The best and worst banks

      

    Some of the biggest banks in the country had some of the worst customer service in a recent survey. Clark tells you who ranks the worst, and which banks are the best.

  • Why a Second Fridge Is a Bad Choice for Your Home

      

    There could be a monster sitting in your basement eating money out of your wallet while you think it's saving you money.Nearly 1 in 3 of us have a second refrigerator in our homes, according to...

  • 2014 Ratings: The best new mattresses

      

    Looking for the best mattress? Here are the latest findings from Consumer Reports showing which ones give the most for your money.

  • Can you trust Yelp reviews?

      

    Can you trust the reviews on Yelp? Maybe not as much anymore. Here's why.

  • The most trustworthy credit card review site

      

    Some popular credit card comparison sites are lying to you about the best credit cards. But here's one that still shoots straight...

  • How To Complain Online Without Being Sued

      

    Do you use review sites to make decisions? I do all the time. This wisdom of the crowd is so powerful that some businesses want to strike back when they don't like what you post. The Union...

  • Who's the worst company in America?

      

    March Madness is here! Here's your chance to vote in a bracket-style tournament to find the worst company in America! TheConsumerist.com blog does the Worst Company in America elimination each...

  • Which companies have the worst customer service?

      

    While I usually like to present a positive spin on things, today I want to dedicate a moment to telling you about retailers that have the worst customer service. The stats below were crunched by...

  • The most reliable new cars of the year

      

    A reliable new car doesn't have to cost a fortune. Clark names the most reliable nameplates on the market today.

  • Should you buy an extended warranty for your TV?

      

    When you buy a new TV, you automatically get the pitch: "Would you like to buy the extended warranty?"As we ramp up to the holiday shopping season, you're likely to get pitches for extended...