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Sep 2, 2014

High-Fee College Bank Cards

High-Fee College Bank Cards

Consumers Union, the advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, looked at Higher One and 8 other companies that offer campus-sponsored accounts.

Sep 2, 2014

Wearable Tech

Wearable Tech

Wearable tech is still very new, but Consumer Reports thinks it's going to take off.

Aug 27, 2014

Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Cereals

Tasty, Healthy Breakfast Cereals

Cereal is a staple for many families. Consumer Reports hunted down the most nutritious cereals that are also tasty.

Aug 26, 2014

Best Mileage Pickups

Best Mileage Pickups

Consumer Reports took a look at which models of pickup truck had the best fuel economy.

Aug 25, 2014

Finding Good Tech Support

Finding Good Tech Support

Do you know where to turn when your computer crashes? Consumer Reports can tell you where to find the best tech support.

Aug 21, 2014

Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

Safety Alert: Mercury in Fish

Eating fish can be a great choice. It's an excellent, low-fat source of protein and other nutrients including omega-3 fatty acids, which may help protect your heart, and if you're pregnant, boost your...

Aug 19, 2014

Save Money on Laundry

Save Money on Laundry

The average family does 400 loads of laundry per year. Consumer Reports has some tips to help you save money while doing laundry.

Aug 15, 2014

Help My Cell Phone Battery Died

Help My Cell Phone Battery Died

Consumer Reports tested four smart phone cases with a built-in battery made for popular phones and found they all work well.

Aug 19, 2014

Amazon's 1st Smart Phone

 Amazon's 1st Smart Phone

Amazon has just released its first smart phone, the Fire. Consumer Reports has started checking out the phone in its labs.

Aug 12, 2014

Better-For-You Foods

Better-For-You Foods

Making smart food choices when you shop can be very confusing. Consumer Reports ShopSmart Magazine tells us how to decode sound-alike food labels.

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