MainStreet's Most Popular Stories of the Week


In case you missed anything, here is a recap of our five top stories from this week:

Is AOL Ripping Off Your Mom?

If either of your parents are still paying for their AOL email addresses, do them a favor and forward them this story. They’ll probably feel kind of stupid for a while, but they’ll appreciate the fact that you’ve helped them to save some cash.

Why You're Wasting Money on Bottled Water

Americans spend more than $11 billion a year on bottled water, according to government estimates, but it might not be cleaner or safer than what you can get from the tap.

How to Rent a Car Without a Credit Card

Summertime is road trip time, and if you don’t have your own wheels you’ll be looking to rent. We should you how to procure a ride without having to rely on the plastic.

Snuggie Scam: Pay $150 for A $9 Rebate

For whatever reason, Snuggies are the new clapper. Everyone’s seems to want one. But if you happen to find yourself in possession of a Snuggie rebate check, beware. It will cost you.

The New Alcoholic Energy Drink Craze

If you’re one of those people that love your Red Bull and Absolute, then you’re in luck. The burgeoning – and slightly terrifying – world of booze-infused energy drinks has some new options for you.

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