Return policies: some naughty, some nice

Have you started your holiday shopping yet? When deciding what to buy, also consider where to buy. Some return policies are more generous than others. Kohl’s has a very generous return policy. It’s called “Hassle Free Returns” and is quite hassle free. The policy states, “You can return any item, anytime, for a full refund…

Insure the value of your home

Are you worried that the value of your home will drop even more? An insurance plan promises to help cover your future losses, but is it worth it? Home Value Protection is an insurance policy that will pay you money if your home sells for less than the protected home value that is determined when…

Giant Eagle responds to coupon policy update

If you shop at Giant Eagle and use coupons, look at the policy before you grocery shop. The Northeast Ohio grocery store giant updated its policy. While the store says these are just updates and clarifications rather than substantive changes, shoppers are using the word “change.” Whatever you call it, the new policy is generating…

Coupon policies continue to change

Extreme Couponing is coming back for season two, as stores continue to alter their coupon policies. You can’t say the changes are because of the show, but it’s interesting how so many stores are tightening their policies. Target’s new policy makes it clear you can only use one Buy One Get One Free coupon, so…