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10 best places to get eyeglasses

Consumer Reports recently took a close look at eyeglasses retailers , and Costco Wholesale has once again been named the No. 1 place to buy glasses in America.According to the magazine, Costco’s median price for a complete pair of eyeglasses is $184, while a national chain like LensCrafters has a median out-of-pocket cost of $369!Read more: How to know if your eye doctor is breaking the law (and costing you a lot of extra money)Costco named best eyeglasses retailerConsumer Reports surveyed...

How to save money on prescription medication

Are you facing big expenses for the medications you need to stay healthy?Read more: 10 best places to get eyeglassesIf you’re struggling with costs that are out of control, you’ll be pleased to know that some 30 states are taking up bills that could cap the cost of pharmaceuticals.The National Academy for State Health Policy reports the following moves are being considered:Maryland’s governor is now considering allowing the state’s attorney general to sue drugmakers for excessive price...

10 Places to Sip A Pint of Beer During SAVOR Week

(Photo © Brewers Association)For beer enthusiasts in D.C., there are few better times than SAVOR Week to get some of the nation’s best breweries in town. Many of the breweries coming to showcase their brews do not actually distribute to the area, meaning we get to take advantage of their temporary entrance into the D.C. market. Tickets to to the main tasting event on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 are $135 (plus fees), but that's far from the only way to take advantage. With great...