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Southwest Raises Airfare

Posted: 08/21/2012 - The rising price at the pump-hits closer to home. Get ready to pay more the next time you fly.

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Update: Being Real Over Fake IDs

Updated: 08/21/2012 - A number of underage students are going online and ordering fake IDs. Experts say that for those who were caught, future employers may take the misdemeanor into effect.

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Want Paid Time Off? Education Counts

Posted: 08/19/2012 - A recent government report shows workers with lower income and lower education are less likely to have access to paid leave.

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More Car Dealerships Open

Posted: 08/16/2012 - The number of U.S. car dealerships is rising again after a big decline during the recession.

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More To CEOs, Less To Taxes

Posted: 08/16/2012 - According to a study released by a liberal-leaning think tank, 26 big U.S. companies paid their CEOs more last year than they paid the federal government in taxes.

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The "Schtick" On "Schticky"

Posted: 08/15/2012 - We spend hundreds of billions of dollars a year on infomercial products! Two "As Seen On TV" products are currently trying to sell you on reusable lint rollers. Consumer Reports puts them to the test.

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Inexpensive Bathroom Makeovers

Posted: 08/15/2012 - Bathrooms are one of the most expensive rooms to remodel. But there are ways to makeover yours without breaking the bank. Consumer Reports can tell you how.

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Best Homeowners Insurance

Posted: 08/15/2012 - Homeowners insurance premiums keep going up. And coverage keeps eroding, according to Consumer Reports. One reason-higher deductibles.

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Add-On Smart Phone Lenses

Posted: 08/12/2012 - Shooting a photo with your smart phone is incredibly convenient. But smart phones don't take close-ups or wide-angle shots. New add-on lenses aim to change that.

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The Average Wedding Costs...

Posted: 08/12/2012 - A new survey from "Brides" Magazine shows how much an average wedding costs these days.

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Improved TV Remotes

Posted: 08/08/2012 - Anyone remember when you actually had to get up to change the TV channel? Things have come a long way since then-the latest remotes go far beyond the push of a button.

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Extra-Virgin Olive Oil? Think Again

Posted: 08/07/2012 - Sales of olive oil have risen substantially over the last five years-thanks to its heart-healthy benefits. Consumer Reports just tested nearly two dozen extra-virgin olive oils to see if they make the grade.

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Zumba Dangers

Posted: 08/07/2012 - Zumba is the Latin dance-inspired fitness craze that's sweeping the world. Its founders claim more than 12 million people take classes every week. But Consumer Reports says doing Zumba can lead to serious injuries if you're not careful.

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Magnetic Balls Danger

Posted: 08/05/2012 - The Consumer Product Safety Commission sued the makers of Buckyballs to force it to stop selling it's magnetic toys, saying they are hazardous, especially to children.

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Nutritious Supplement Dangers

Posted: 08/05/2012 - More than half of American adults take nutritional supplements. They're not without risk.

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Safer Motorcycles

Posted: 08/02/2012 - Every year, more than four-thousand people die on motorcycles. An important safety feature-antilock brakes-makes motorcycles safer. But until now, ABS has only been available on expensive motorcycles.

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