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Monday, Oct 9, 2017

Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles

Make Your Car Last 200,000 Miles

Consumer Reports gives you tips on how to get the most out of your car.

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

Consumer Reports: EpiPen Alternative

Consumer Reports: EpiPen Alternative

As kids head back to school, along with backpacks and lunch bags, some will bring a life saving epinephrine auto-injector, like an EpiPen. While the number of options and availability of these devices...

Thursday, Sep 28, 2017

Getting the Best Deal When Purchasing a New Toilet

Getting the Best Deal When Purchasing a New Toilet

Consumer Reports tested toilets to see if they effectively wash away debris, whether the bowl is left clean after a flush, and how water-efficient they are.

Monday, Sep 25, 2017

Fall Clean-Up Made Easy With a Pressure Washer

Fall Clean-Up Made Easy With a Pressure Washer

Fall cleanup can be a breeze with a pressure washer. But Consumer Reports says before you start pressure washing with abandon, you should think before you spray.

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017

Helping Your College Student in a Medical Emergency

Helping Your College Student in a Medical Emergency

As a parent, there are few things worse than getting a call saying your young-adult child is being taken to the emergency room.

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

College Students Face a High Risk of Identity Theft

Between homework and exams, identity theft is the last thing on college student's minds.

Friday, Aug 25, 2017

Pick a Healthy Breakfast Cereal

Pick a Healthy Breakfast Cereal

Consumer Reports says plenty of cereal is nutritious, and they have some tips on how to pick a good one.

Tuesday, Aug 22, 2017

Overdraft Protection May Not Always Be the Best Bet

Overdraft Protection May Not Always Be the Best Bet

A study shows declining overdraft coverage could actually save you money.

Thursday, Aug 17, 2017

Tips for Safer Travel With the Family Dog

Tips for Safer Travel With the Family Dog

Clear the Shelters is Saturday, and if you're planning on taking a pet home, you may want to consider a safe way to get them home.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017

Store Credit Cards: Back to School Beware

Store Credit Cards: Back to School Beware

Back to school shopping can take a big bite out of your budget, so when stores offer a deep discount for opening a new credit card, it may be hard to resist.

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