Posts Tagged The Early Show

Are Girl Scout Cookies Damaging the Environment?

We’ve been told over and over again “If you can’t pronounce an ingredient, don’t eat the product.” One study, “If It’s Difficult to Pronounce, It Must Be Risky: Fluency, Familiarity, and Risk Perception” published in Psychological Science, even concluded that food ingredients with hard-to-pronounce names are perceived as scarier.

Five Retail Scams to Avoid

You know the saying, “If it’s too good to be true, it probably is?” Well, CBS Money Watch contributor Farnoosh Torabi proves that adage true by blowing the lid off some of the most common retail scams. She explains why “specials” like “Buy One, Get One Free” or “5 Items for $5” are not quite the bargains retailers want you to think.