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Alarming Number Of Drownings

Posted: 09/13/2012 - 137 children younger than 15 years of age drowned in a pool or spa this summer.

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Money-Saving Thermostats

Posted: 09/13/2012 - If I asked you, "What's your favorite techie gadget?" I doubt you'd tell me the thermostat in your home.

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Improved LED Lightbulbs

Posted: 09/12/2012 - When it comes to lightbulbs, nearly 75 percent of Americans are now using CLFs, according to a Consumer Reports survey. Far fewer have tried LEDs. They're expensive, but Consumer Reports tests show they're well worth considering.

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Tastiest Good-For-You Pasta

Posted: 09/10/2012 - Pasta is one of our favorite foods. Most Americans eat it at least once a week, according to the National Pasta Association. But healthier pastas like whole wheat aren't always so appetizing.

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Store Brands Vs. Name Brands

Posted: 09/10/2012 - Buying store brands instead of name brands can lead to big savings-an average of 25 percent off your grocery bill! But are store brands as good?

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Back On The Job

Posted: 09/06/2012 - A private survey finds businesses nationwide added the most jobs in August since Spring.

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Fantasy Football Costs Billions

Posted: 09/06/2012 - If you're taking part in Fantasy Football on the job...you can bet it's costing your employer.

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Long-Lasting Deck Stains

Posted: 09/05/2012 - Decks are a wonderful place to relax, but keeping them looking good is a real challenge. Consumer Reports is running long-term tests on more than 30 deck stains and finds some offer far better protection than others.

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Improved Dishwasher Detergents

Posted: 09/05/2012 - Choosing a dishwasher detergent used to be simple. But after manufacturers removed polluting phosphates two years ago, some detergents couldn't get the job done.

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iPhone 5 Release Date...

Posted: 09/04/2012 - The long-awaited "iPhone 5" may be introduced as early as next week.

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Wiping Old Electronics Clean

Posted: 09/03/2012 - People get rid of 30 million computers and more than 120 million cell phones each year. Before you dispose of your electronic devices, don't make the mistake of failing to erase your personal data.

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CONSUMER REPORTS: Young Drivers Danger

Posted: 09/03/2012 - Car accidents are the number one killer of teenagers. Nearly three-thousand teens die in crashes every year, more than from cancer, gun violence, or drug use.

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Labor Day Bargains!

Posted: 09/02/2012 - For a lot of Americans, Labor Day signals the end of summer and back to school for the kids.

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America's Worst Scams

Posted: 08/29/2012 - The economy may be struggling, but the fraud business is booming. Fraud and ID theft complaints are up sharply. Consumer Reports says scam artists are cleverly exploiting all kinds of new technology to rip you off.

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High-Chair Danger

Posted: 08/29/2012 - High chairs make feeding your baby much easier-but they can be dangerous. It's estimated that more than 11,000 children end up in emergency rooms each year from injuries related to high chairs.

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Top Dorm Refrigerators

Posted: 08/29/2012 - Heading off to college? Well in addition to your clothes, sheets, and computer, you may also be thinking about getting a small refrigerator for your dorm room.

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Storm-Worthy Generators

Posted: 08/28/2012 - Storm season is upon us, and that can mean a blackout at your house for a few days, even weeks.

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