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Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Consumer Reports: Thrifty Tips to Help Sell Your House

Consumer Reports: Thrifty Tips to Help Sell Your House

If you're about to sell your home, Consumer Reports has some thrifty tips that will help.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Consumer Reports: Safer Senior Driving

Consumer Reports: Safer Senior Driving

They've been behind the wheel for decades, but even as they start experiencing signs of aging many older drivers are reluctant to hang up their keys.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Charging Cord Chaos

Charging Cord Chaos

Consumer Reports has some advice on how to take care of all your chargers.

Wednesday, Jun 7, 2017

Pet-Proof Your House

Pet-Proof Your House

The ASPCA says pet poisonings have occurred more often in recent years.

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

What You Should Know Before You Sign Up for Sites Like Airbnb

What You Should Know Before You Sign Up for Sites Like Airbnb

Vacationers' search for alternative getaways has contributed to a $100 billion industry as millions of people worldwide list their homes on websites like Airbnb and VRBO to generate income.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Are Surgery Centers Safe?

Are Surgery Centers Safe?

Freestanding surgery centers are pretty easy to find, but Consumer Reports has advice on when to go to these ambulatory surgery centers vs the hospital.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Consumer Reports: Watch What You Say In Online Reviews

Consumer Reports: Watch What You Say In Online Reviews

Before you post a negative online review, you may want to double check what you're posting.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Gas Grills That Sizzle for Summer

Gas Grills That Sizzle for Summer

If you're prepping for a Memorial Day barbecue but need a new grill, Consumer Reports tests out this years best grills for the price.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sunscreen SPFs Lower Than Claimed: Consumer Reports

Sunscreen SPFs Lower Than Claimed: Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports tested more than 60 sun screens and reports that many brands failed to meet the SPF claims on the bottles.

Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Can You Trust Online Doctor Reviews?

Can You Trust Online Doctor Reviews?

There's reviews for everything like restaurants, nail salons, even doctors. But Consumer Reports says those reviews may not help to lead you in the right direction.

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