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Before You Buy a Microwave Oven

You buy a microwave oven about as often as you buy other major appliances - which isn't very often! If you're interested in buying a microwave, there are some things to consider. It's a good idea to think about these topics, make a list, and take it with you to the store so you easily compare features and make an informed decision. Buy the best appliance you can afford - but stay within your budget. You can comparison shop online. Consumer Reports is the place I always go to research...

How to Buy a Microwave Oven

Buying a microwave may seem like a simple task, but it's not. Buy the wrong one, and you'll lose valuable time in the kitchen and tarnish your taste buds. Alternatively, if you put a little diligence into buying the right one, you can ensure your food tastes its absolute best, and your time in the kitchen is minimized.Microwaves generally work at peak performance for about 10 years, after which it's probably time to start looking into a new model. You may also consider replacing your current...

Defrost, cook, send e-mail with this Internet-enabled microwave oven

From...September 14, 1998Web posted at 3:15 PM EDTby Kristi Essick LISBON, Portugal (IDG) -- If you've dreamed of a machine that can cook a chicken while simultaneously checking your bank balance, then a new prototype device developed by NCR called the Microwave Bank may be what you're looking for. The microwave oven looks like a regular one, but the catch is that it includes a microprocessor, a specially-designed Web...

Money-Saving Tips for College Students I

August 21, 2017 College can be a great adventure in scholarship and life for many young people. But when it comes to managing a budget, it can be a sobering learning experience in how quickly their money can disappear. Even worse, six months after a student graduates, when he or she gets their loan payment schedule, they will receive a major reality check on how they were able to accumulate such a large debt with interest in just a few short years. According to studentloanhero.com, the...