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Monthly Archives: December 2010

Shopping for Auto Insurance Can Be Worth the Effort Posted on Dec 8

Shopping for Auto Insurance Can Be Worth the Effort

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation   Our Office recently did an informal online survey regarding auto insurance that drew 232 respondents, and it showed again that shopping around for a policy can save consumers money on   …Continue Reading Shopping for Auto Insurance Can Be Worth the Effort

Penny Auctions Can Cost You Much More Posted on Dec 1

Penny Auctions Can Cost You Much More

Posted by: Barbara Anthony, Undersecretary of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation     The $999 MacBook for $53.73, the $500 iPad for $2.83, and the $400 PlayStation 3 for $8.40 are all unbelievable deals. But getting that kind of bargain might not   …Continue Reading Penny Auctions Can Cost You Much More