Tip of the Day:
If you stocked up on apples this autumn, keep them in an improvised root cellar to keep them fresh longer. They will need dry conditions and a temperature between 32 and 45 degrees. A cardboard box in the basement should do the trick.
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Consumers Union wants a tight leash on any company getting a government bailout. Share your opinions at buffalonews.com/moneysmart.
Delay making your 401(k) withdrawal as long as possible. Page B9.