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Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Consumer Reports: Revolution in Razors

Consumer Reports: Revolution in Razors

Online shaving clubs deliver discounted razors straight to your door. To see whether they’re a good buy, a team of Consumer Reports staffers checked out four razors sold through the clubs.

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Consumer Reports Tests Sunscreens

Consumer Reports Tests Sunscreens

There are a lot of options when buying sunscreen. A survey from Consumer Reports found that even people who regularly use sunscreen don't always have a good understanding of what they're buying.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Avoid Home Renovation Mistakes

Avoid Home Renovation Mistakes

Thinking about a home renovation? Join the club. Home-improvement projects are projected to hit a record this year - $155 billion. But before you start knocking down walls, make sure you plan carefully.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Buying Petal-Perfect Flowers for Mother's Day

Buying Petal-Perfect Flowers for Mother's Day

If you're planning to send a Mother's Day bouquet, you want it petal-perfect. Holiday orders put a strain on florists.

Wednesday, Apr 20, 2016

Consumer Reports: Longest Lasting Cellphone Batteries

Consumer Reports: Longest Lasting Cellphone Batteries

Consumer reports tests 50 smartphones to find the longest-lasting batteries.

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2016

Consumer Reports: Allergy-Proofing Your Home

Consumer Reports: Allergy-Proofing Your Home

Make your home more allergy-proof with these suggestions by Consumer Reports.

Monday, Apr 4, 2016

Consumer Reports: New Ways to Brew Coffee

Consumer Reports: New Ways to Brew Coffee

Consumer Reports tests three new types of coffee makers that are said to improve your cup of joe, including one that only makes cold-brewed coffee.

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.

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