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Top Telecom Providers

Posted: 04/13/2011 - Consumer Reports says when it comes to your TV, Internet, and home-phone services, fiber optics have a lot to offer.

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Cutting Car Repair Costs

Posted: 04/13/2011 - Nearly 30 million cars have been involved in accidents in the U.S. in the past five years. A good many of those end up being totaled, even though a lot of their parts are still perfectly good.

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Risky Drug-Supplement Interactions

Posted: 04/07/2011 - Taking supplements along with prescription medicines can be dangerous, according to Consumer Reports.

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Managing Digital Photo Overload

Posted: 04/05/2011 - Whether you've got them on your computer, cell phone, or still in your digital camera, chances are you don't know what to do with all of your digital photos.

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Best Pet Food Deals

Posted: 04/04/2011 - The economy is still in a lull, but people aren't cutting spending on their pets, according to a recent Consumer Reports survey.

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Super On-The-Go Cleaners

Posted: 04/04/2011 - Wine, coffee, and tea are some of the most common stains, and for Tide, they're big business.

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Best Drugstores

Posted: 04/04/2011 - Fewer people are paying out-of-pocket for prescription drugs these days.

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Safeguard Against Hydroplaning

Posted: 01/17/2011 - When you're driving in pouring rain or even after the rain has stopped, hydroplaning is a serious risk. You literally have no control over your vehicle.

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Top Humidifiers For Dry Winter Air

Updated: 01/17/2011 - With cold weather, the air gets drier. Add to that most heating systems dry out the air in your home and it's easy to see how a humidifier can come in handy this time of year.

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200,000-Mile Prius

Posted: 01/12/2011 - You may have wondered how well hybrids will hold up for the long haul. It's been 10 years since the number one seller-Toyota Prius-hit the roads, and some are now hitting 200,000 miles.

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Good Green Cleaners

Posted: 01/12/2011 - Americans spent more than five billion dollars last year on cleaning products, so an all-purpose cleaner that's supposed to tackle dirt and grime in kitchens and baths sounds like a good deal.

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Best Buy Toaster Oven

Posted: 01/06/2011 - Nearly a third of American homes now have a toaster oven. The latest claim-they can do more than ever. Consumer Reports just tested 10 toaster ovens to find out if they deliver.

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Super Buffalo Wings

Posted: 01/06/2011 - It's Super Bowl time, and you know what that means? Buffalo wings! If you're hosting a Super Bowl party this year, can store-bought frozen wings fill the bill?

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Never Run Out Of Money

Posted: 01/06/2011 - If you're worried you haven't saved enough to retire comfortably, you're not alone. A Consumer Reports' survey finds only 21 percent of those older than 55 and near retirement are very satisfied with their plans.

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Avoid Vending Machine Pitfalls

Updated: 01/04/2011 - In a perfect world, you'd always have an apple handy to tide you over when hunger hits. But in the real world, a vending machine is often the closest thing you can find.

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Jenny Craig Vs. Nutrisystem

Updated: 01/04/2011 - The world of weight loss was shaken up last month when Weight Watchers announced changes to its points system. But what about two other big-name diet plans-Jenny Craig & Nutrisystem?

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Delicious Hot Cocoas

Posted: 01/03/2011 - With chillier weather, there's nothing like a cup of hot cocoa to warm you up. Consumer Reports tested eight different ones to find the tastiest and a money-saver.

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Tuna Mercury Caution

Posted: 12/13/2010 - Canned tuna is America's favorite fish. But regrettably, it's also been the most common source of mercury in our diets. And Consumer Reports' latest tests show there's still cause for concern.

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Best Cell Phone Companies

Posted: 12/13/2010 - If you've been shocked by a cell-phone bill, you're not alone. One in five people got an unexpectedly high bill in the past year, according to Consumer Reports' just-released cell phone survey.

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Cell Phones In An Emergency

Posted: 12/13/2010 - With nearly a quarter of all Americans giving up landlines and using cell phones only, Consumer Reports wanted to know just how reliable cell phones are in an emergency.

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Styling For Less

Posted: 12/13/2010 - From the first corsets dating back to the Middle Ages to present-day shapewear, women have been squeezing themselves into all sort of contraptions to trim and firm.

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Glass Cookware Danger

Posted: 12/13/2010 - Glass bakeware, such as Pyrex and Anchor Hocking, are staples in many kitchens. The companies' marketing touts how versatile they are-good for ovens and freezers.

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Tastiest Frozen Pizzas

Posted: 12/13/2010 - When you're in a pinch for dinner, frozen pizza can come to the rescue. Sales topped more than three billion dollars this past year.

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Top-Rated Cookware Sets

Posted: 12/07/2010 - Buying a new cookware set can burn up some money. And with celebrity chefs like Emeril and Rachael Ray promoting theirs-should you get one of theirs or go with Calphalon or All-Clad?

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