SHOW #89 (December 13, 2015)
Also: New web tool promises "Amazon" prices at local retail stores, giving is good for you, how to avoid charity scams & upgrade proposed for government's 5-star vehicle safety rating system.

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Here are links to more information on the stories covered on this show: 10 year-end tax moves to make now

KOMO News: Year-end reminder: Use all the money in your FSA account

NBC News: New Web Tool Promises 'Amazon Prices' from Local Stores

Dr. Stephen Post, a professor at Stony Brook University in New York and author of the book Why Good Things Happen to Good People, says whose who focus on giving are happier, healthier and on average, live a little bit longer.

Charitable Giving Tips from Washington State’s Attorney General and Secretary of State

BBB: Wise Giving Alliance

Charity Navigator: What to Do When a Charity Calls

NHTSA: U.S. DOT Brings 5-Star Safety Ratings Into a New Safety Era 

MOTORTREND: NHTSA Proposes Changes to 5-Star Safety Rating System

Consumer Reports: Laptop Reliability: Can You Count On Your Computer?

Puget Sound Consumers’ CHECKBOOK magazine rates services in this area. CHECKBOOK is a non-profit, subscriber based rating service.  As a courtesy to KOMO listeners, the full Supermarket Report will be available for free until December 18.



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