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Mar 3, 2015

Dairy Case Junk Food

Dairy Case Junk Food

The dairy case is bulging with new products that seem like tasty ways to get more protein, calcium, and other nutrients into your diet. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart magazine says that many are just surprise...

Mar 2, 2015

Successfully Cutting Cable

Successfully Cutting Cable

If you’re sick of high cable bills and paying for channels you don’t watch, Consumer Reports checks out new services that make it possible to cut the cord and still watch your favorite shows.

Feb 26, 2015

Consumer Reports: Best Used Cars Under $10,000

Consumer Reports: Best Used Cars Under $10,000

Here are 10 used cars that Consumer Reports recommends for less than $10,000.

Feb 25, 2015

2015 Top Pick Cars

2015 Top Pick Cars

Consumer Reports Top Pick cars for 2015 are the best of the best of the 270 cars recently tested in 10 of the most popular categories.

Feb 12, 2015

Top Paints for Your Rooms

Top Paints for Your Rooms

A fresh coat of paint can give any room a simple, spring makeover. Where it gets complicated is choosing the paint. Home improvement stores such as Lowe’s and Home Depot stock not only different brands of paint...

Feb 6, 2015

Consumer Reports: Hydrogen-Powered Cars

Consumer Reports: Hydrogen-Powered Cars

Consumer Reports evaluated several hydrogen-powered fuel-cell vehicles.

Feb 3, 2015

Should Walmart Be Your Next Bank?

Should Walmart Be Your Next Bank?

The way people bank is changing rapidly, as every year fewer go to branches and millions embrace internet banking. Consumer Reports checked out whether Walmart banking is smart banking.

Feb 3, 2015

Should Walmart Be Your Next Bank?

Should Walmart Be Your Next Bank?

The way people bank is changing rapidly, as every year fewer go to branches and millions embrace internet banking. Walmart is getting into the business, teaming up with GoBank to offer online banking.

Jan 29, 2015

Insider Tips for Buying and Selling Homes

Insider Tips for Buying and Selling Homes

Some five million homes are expected to change hands this year, according to the National Association of Realtors. That’s up about 30 percent since the depths of the recession.

Jan 28, 2015

Sharing Streaming Media Passwords

Sharing Streaming Media Passwords

A newly released Consumer Reports survey shows that 46 percent of those asked share their passwords with friends or relatives who don’t live with them.

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