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Friday, Mar 25, 2016

Overly Fortified Food

Overly Fortified Food

Supermarket aisles are filled with fortified foods, including cereal, orange juice, pasta, bread, protein drinks, and snack bars. But Consumer Reports says be cautious.

Tuesday, Mar 22, 2016

Consumer Reports: Maximizing Your Home's Price

Consumer Reports: Maximizing Your Home's Price

Consumer Reports tells you which renovations can boost your homes’ value by up to 35 percent.

Wednesday, Mar 16, 2016

Accident-Prevention Systems

Accident-Prevention Systems

Automatic emergency-braking systems prevent car accidents. But many manufacturers don’t offer this safety feature or offer it only on some models. That’s about to change.

Tuesday, Mar 8, 2016

Consumer Reports: Finding the Right Mattress

Consumer Reports: Finding the Right Mattress

Consumer Reports tests more than 60 mattresses for a range of prices and tells you how much you need to spend to get a decent one.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016

Tax Money Back from Uncle Sam

Tax Money Back from Uncle Sam

Consumer Reports has advice about a tax credit that often goes unclaimed, but could help those who need it most.

Tuesday, Jan 19, 2016

Top-Rated Cell-Phone Service

Top-Rated Cell-Phone Service

Consumer Reports asked 90,000 of its subscribers to rate their cell service. They were asked about data, texting, voice, customer service, and whether they got good value for the money.

Monday, Jan 18, 2016

Consumer Reports: Gizmos to Help You Sleep

Consumer Reports: Gizmos to Help You Sleep

Consumer Reports looks at some ways to get a better night's sleep.

Friday, Jan 1, 2016

Wonderful Workout Equipment

Wonderful Workout Equipment

Sales of exercise equipment peak around New Year's, but ellipticals and treadmills cost thousands of dollars, so you want to be sure to get a good machine.

Monday, Jan 4, 2016

Save on Gym Membership

Save on Gym Membership

More than 50 million Americans belong to a gym, many quit because of the cost. Here are money-saving tips from Consumer Reports.

Friday, Dec 25, 2015

Safest Child Safety Seats

Safest Child Safety Seats

Based on its latest tests, Consumer Reports is urging parents to move their children out of infant carriers and into rear-facing convertible seats at a younger age.

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