Lots of hints to help cut costs whilst shopping.  Naomi advises that comparing products can result in big savings and is worthwhile, and notes that many basic foodstuffs have in fact remained the same price for quite some time. Also worthwhile is checking for cheaper alternatives.  Tips also include not to shop when hungry – and how to care for stainless steel cutlery.

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ConsumerWatch
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 174
 

Eli and his wife enjoy their shopping trips to Raanana on Friday mornings. He compares the experience to a visit abroad.

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We go abroad on Fridays – to Raanana
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 173
 

Some useful hints, warnings , and useful ideas for the savvy consumer.

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ConsumerWatch
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 173
 

Beads and bangles, clothing from India, glassware, pottery, furniture, cushions, covers and woven wall hangings, colorful silk scarves and intriguing handbags. From floor to ceiling your eye wanders over amulets, artifacts and ethnic treasures and more...there is a wealth of wonder to discover in what awaits you at Dervish

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The whirlwind Dervishes!
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 172
 

A humorous and light-hearted tale of the trials and tribulations of relying on electronic devices for all your personal information and communication. Ilan is amazed at how the manufacturers of these clever devices manage to come out with new versions exactly when you realise you have to have them.

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The day my tablet took flight ...and my wife’s smartphone ended up in the drink
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 172
 

Some useful information and tips about medicines, potatoes, reading the small print on labels and buying Sucrazit in quantity!

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Consumer Watch
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 171
 

Informative article explaining how volunteers at the Citizens' Advice Bureau provide advice, on work issues, national insurance, pensions, income tax, women's rights and much more. Services are provided in a number of languages.

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ConsumerWatch
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 170
 

Carol Shepko writes of a particular kind of home-spun country auction found in the New England States of America.

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a lively way to shop for what you want but may not need
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 170
 

Some invaluable tips on sorting out files and documents – an essential task to good record keeping in a household.

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Sorting Documents
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 168
 

A lighthearted look at a serious subject - or how to keep up with the HFs (hypothetical families). Suggestions include educating the family to switch off unnecessary electricity and advising the use of public libraries.

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How to live well on Israeli salaries
Category: Consumerism
Issue No. 168
 
 
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