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Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Healthy, Tasty Super Bowl Appetizers

Healthy, Tasty Super Bowl Appetizers

The Super Bowl is around the corner but that doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your diet. Consumer Reports finds some healthier options for your game day.

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017

Consumer Reports: Guide to Buying Glasses Online

Consumer Reports: Guide to Buying Glasses Online

Shopping for eyeglasses isn't what it used to be. Online retailers offer convenience and discount pricing, but there can be risks.

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017

Don't Buy This Bike Helmet: CR

Don't Buy This Bike Helmet: CR

Consumer Reports is advising people not to buy a bike helmet because of a potential safety risk.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017

Foods That Heal

Foods That Heal

We all know how important it is to eat healthy in preventing chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease. Certain foods can have a more immediate benefit in helping other, everyday ailments.

Thursday, Jan 26, 2017

Consumer Reports: Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids

Consumer Reports: Over-the-Counter Sleep Aids

If you're struggling with insomnia, you might want to think twice before you reach for over-the-counter sleep aids. Many of the drugs are labeled "non-habit forming," but Consumer Reports reveals potential risks...

Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017

Family Cars for Every Stage

Family Cars for Every Stage

Consumer Reports finds the family car that fits the budget for every stage of life.

Monday, Jan 23, 2017

New Fitness Equipment

New Fitness Equipment

You don't need a gym to get in shape. Consumer Reports tests out this year's hottest workout machines for your home.

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.

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