Feel like your home is looking a little drab? It's amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do! Consumer Reports finds that when it comes to choosing paint, it goes way beyond color!
Thousands of house fires are started each year by clothes dryers clogged with lint. Consumer Reports just tested the Lint Lizard, an infomercial product, to see if it can help reduce a fire risk.
Beef jerky and Slim Jim used to be found primarily in truck stops and convenience stores. But they're reaching new audiences fueled by big ad campaigns. Sales of these beefy treats are up by nearly 13 percent in the last year. Consumer Reports just checked out all kinds of "beef to go" to see if it's worth buying.
It's a lot tougher to get a credit card these days, especially if you're going for your first one. Consumer Reports has advice on how young people can get a card without paying hefty fees.
These days, people are looking for any way to stretch a dollar. One way can be holding onto your car longer. Today the average vehicle has been on the road nearly 11 years, according to Polk Research.
Millions of kitchen appliances are sold every year. Of course, when you buy one, you assume it's safe. Yet government documents show there are an estimated 147-thousand appliance fires every year.
Want to get your sweetheart an unusual gift this Valentine's Day? Consumer Reports says it might just be a box of chocolates!
More and more car companies are coming out with cars that are all-electric-no gas needed. Several claim the equivalent of 100 miles per gallon or more.
It's one of the worst flu seasons in years, but trying to figure out a good over-the-counter medicine to take can make your head spin. Consumer Reports helps you decode treatments for the flu and other ailments.
With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft's new operating system, a wave of laptops has hit store shelves. They're designed to take advantage of Windows' bold new design. Consumer Reports just rated dozens of the latest choices.
With the release of Windows 8, Microsoft's new operating system, a wave of laptops has hit store shelves. They're designed to take advantage of Windows' bold new design.
Tired of taking lousy photos? One of many new smart phones could snap up your game. Many are coming with incredibly innovative camera features.
What do couples fight about the most? Money comes to mind-but wait! A just-released Consumer Reports ShopSmart survey finds almost 40 percent of couples fight more about messes!
Now is a great time to buy a 2013 car. Consumer Reports says you can save hundreds of dollars if you take advantage of end-of-the-month, as well as end-of-the-year, deals.