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Friday, Jan 20, 2017

Give Gift of Stock

Give Gift of Stock

Teaching your kids to save can be as simple as buying them a gift card. These aren't funds for a restaurant or clothing store, but gift cards for stock.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017

Consumer Reports: Super Food or Super Hype

Consumer Reports: Super Food or Super Hype

Consumer Reports looks at several so-called super foods and reveals which ones are not super at all.

Friday, Jan 13, 2017

Consumer Reports: Making Most of Your 401K

Consumer Reports: Making Most of Your 401K

What you don't know about your 401k, may cost you. Consumer Reports lists the things to watch out for and consider when investing in your retirement.

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

Consumer Reports: Fitness Trackers and Weight Loss

Consumer Reports: Fitness Trackers and Weight Loss

Fitness trackers are all the rage these days. But a new study, one of the biggest and longest to date, suggests that for some, they probably won’t help with weight loss.

Friday, Jan 6, 2017

Safe Space Heaters

Safe Space Heaters

How to make sure the space heater you buy is safe, and the steps to take in order to make sure your unit provides warmth and safety.

Wednesday, Jan 4, 2017

Staying Healthy at the Gym

Staying Healthy at the Gym

Exercise equipment at the gym may be a breeding ground for germs that cause skin infections. The steps you should take to make sure you don't take anything but a good workout home with you.

Friday, Dec 30, 2016

When Medication and Alcohol Don't Mix

When Medication and Alcohol Don't Mix

'Tis the season for lots of eating and drinking, but here's a warning: drinking even a little alcohol when you're taking certain prescription and over-the-counter drugs can be a health hazard.

Wednesday, Dec 28, 2016

Is Your Kid Eating Too Much Sugar?

Is Your Kid Eating Too Much Sugar?

Consumer Reports explains how you can monitor your kids' sugar intake and still keep them happy.

Monday, Dec 26, 2016

Holiday Charitable Gifts

Holiday Charitable Gifts

Many of us are still in the giving spirit, but it's important to know how your money is being used when it comes to charitable organizations. So Consumer Reports reveals some of the highest and lowest-rated...

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