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Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Store Credit Cards: Back to School Beware

Store Credit Cards: Back to School Beware

Back to school shopping can take a big bite out of your budget, so when stores offer a deep discount for opening a new credit card, it may be hard to resist.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Consumer Reports: Tips for Fighting Robocalls

Consumer Reports: Tips for Fighting Robocalls

If you receive robocalls, there are steps you can take to help block them.

Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017

Taking Advantage of Cash Back Credit Cards

Taking Advantage of Cash Back Credit Cards

Cash Back Cards have changed in recent years, but many people aren’t reaping the benefits because they’re still using the same old credit card that’s been in their wallet for ages.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017

Consumer Reports: Take Care of Your Sunburn

Consumer Reports: Take Care of Your Sunburn

Consumer Reports lists the best products and ideas to help you deal with a painful sunburn.

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017

Activated Charcoal Health & Beauty Trend Check

Activated Charcoal Health & Beauty Trend Check

Consumer Reports looked into the health and beauty claims surrounding activated charcoal.

Thursday, Jul 27, 2017

Organize Your Medication, Keep Yourself Healthy

Organize Your Medication, Keep Yourself Healthy

There are new services and products to help you organize medications you take to avoid mistakes.

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2017

Garlic For Your Health?

Garlic For Your Health?

Consumer Reports says there is some truth to the health benefits of garlic.

Thursday, Jul 20, 2017

How to Tick-Proof Your Yard

How to Tick-Proof Your Yard

Consumer Reports’ experts revealed chemical-free ways to limit the number of ticks crawling through your backyard.

Monday, Jul 17, 2017

Why Spray Sunscreens May Be a Bust

Why Spray Sunscreens May Be a Bust

Consumer Reports says unless they’re handled with care, spray sunscreens may be a bust.

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