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Friday, Oct 5, 2018

Better TV Picture With HDR

Better TV Picture With HDR

The fall TV season is in full swing, and if you're thinking it might be time for a new one, you’re in luck. NBC 5’s Samantha Chatman explains the one new feature you might want to seriously consider when you go...

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018

What Medical Debt Does to Your Credit Score

What Medical Debt Does to Your Credit Score

More than one-quarter of Americans with health insurance have received a surprise medical bill. That's according to a new survey from Consumer Reports. Those health care charges can have big consequences...

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

Survey Reviews Consumers Behavior Regarding Facebook

Survey Reviews Consumers Behavior Regarding Facebook

Consumer Reports looks at it's readers opinions regarding Facebook.

Friday, Sep 7, 2018

What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car

What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car

If you’re thinking of buying a used car directly from a rental car company - you could be getting a steal. But before you dive in, make sure you look into the life of these cars. Consumer Reports explains.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

Which Dishwashers Have Staying Power: Consumer Reports

Which Dishwashers Have Staying Power: Consumer Reports

How to help your dishwasher last longer, and do a better job.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Here's Why You Should Dry Your Laundry on a Line

Here's Why You Should Dry Your Laundry on a Line

In this day and age, most people don’t think twice about the way they do their laundry. But experts at Consumer Reports say there are plenty of reasons to go old-school by giving up your clothes dryer and drying...

Monday, Aug 6, 2018

Security of Peer-to-Peer Payment Services Evaluated

Security of Peer-to-Peer Payment Services Evaluated

Consumer Reports looks at the different services and how they keep you safe when using P2P services to send money.

Friday, Aug 3, 2018

What's New With Big Ticket Appliances

What's New With Big Ticket Appliances

Do your kitchen appliances need an overhaul? If it’s been awhile since you’ve shopped around, a lot has changed, and that’s where Consumer Reports comes in. It tests hundreds of appliances every year, to...

Tuesday, Jul 31, 2018

Consumer Reports Tests Charcoal Grills

Consumer Reports Tests Charcoal Grills

Charcoal grills are tested to see which performs best.

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