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Mar 18, 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. 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.

Jan 27, 2015

Overuse of CT Scans

Overuse of CT Scans

Consumer Reports’ medical adviser says that the misuse of CT scans can lead to serious consequences.

Jan 22, 2015

Best Places for Car Repairs

Best Places for Car Repairs

When it comes to car repairs, a Consumer Reports’ survey finds that Tesla scored higher than any other dealership or independent service center for overall satisfaction

Jan 20, 2015

Cell Phone Chargers

Cell Phone Chargers

Consumer Reports checks out the products made for portable power for mobile devices.

Jan 15, 2015

Super Snack Bars

Super Snack Bars

The most overcrowded section of your grocery store may well be the snack bar aisle. Snack bars are a handy, grab-and-go food. But there’s a difference between those that are healthy and the ones that have a lot...

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