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So-So Anti-Aging Serums

Posted: 04/05/2010 - Nothing betrays a woman's age more than wrinkles-at least that's what both men and women think in a just-released Consumer Reports survey on aging.

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Solving Password Hassles

Posted: 04/05/2010 - In a world where our passwords are the gateway to so many of the electronic devices we now rely on-many people are reaching a breaking point.

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Super Easy Home Office Setup

Posted: 03/22/2010 - Thinking of starting your own business? One in four workers who've not found jobs in this recession are thinking of doing just that.

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"Killer Fashions"

Posted: 03/22/2010 - A recent study finds 70% of women who wore ill-fitting shoes actually ended up with foot deformities, including bunions and hammer toes! Consumer Reports ShopSmart says ill-fitting shoes, or really high heels, are just one of many fashions women wear at their own risk.

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Healthier Restaurant Salads

Posted: 03/10/2010 - Think ordering a salad on a restaurant's menu is the healthiest choice? Consumer Reports takes a look at salads you can eat as a meal--you know, the ones with added chicken or shrimp.

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Best Electric Toothbrushes

Posted: 03/10/2010 - Electric toothbrushes cost a whole lot more than the manual ones-some are priced at more than one hundred dollars! Consumer Reports tests to see how well these expensive toothbrushes actually work.

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Better Everyday Green Products

Posted: 03/07/2010 - You want to do the right thing for the planet, but it's not always easy being green. A recent Consumer Reports poll shows two big reasons shoppers have stopped using green products are high prices and poor performance.

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Conquering Financial Paper Overload

Posted: 03/07/2010 - If you find yourself pawing through piles of paper at tax time, you're not alone. Consumer Reports Money Adviser says knowing what to keep and what to throw away are crucial to staying on top of your finances.

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Decoding Price-Match Policies

Posted: 03/07/2010 - Many stores promise to match competitor's prices. Home Depot, Best Buy, Walmart, and Sears are just a few. But price-matching policies can vary significantly store to store and online, too.

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Best Deals For OTC Meds

Posted: 03/01/2010 - We buy more cough and cold remedies than any other type of over-the-counter medicine. Pain relievers come next, followed by heartburn medicine.

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Best Carpet-Cleaning Machines

Posted: 03/01/2010 - We spent more than three billion dollars in just one year on professional carpet and upholstery cleaning. You can save a lot of money if you want to tackle the task on your own.

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21st Century Toasters

Posted: 03/01/2010 - Toaster ovens have changed a lot since Consumer Reports first started testing them more than 50 years ago. Today's expanded menus include touchpad controls, pizza settings, and other options once limited to range ovens and microwaves.

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Just Released: Consumer Reports' Best Cars

Updated: 02/23/2010 - With all the current bad news about cars, here's some good news. Consumer Reports has just released its 2010 Top Picks of the more than 280 cars tested. This year several new vehicles make the list.

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Just Released: Consumer Reports' Top Automakers

Posted: 02/23/2010 - With the upheaval in the car industry, which carmakers are the best? Consumer Reports-just out with its Annual Auto issue-names Honda and Subaru as the top carmakers.

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Coffee Taste Tests

Posted: 02/16/2010 - Coffee is one of America's favorite drinks. And coffee blends-are our favorite kind. Consumer Reports tested 37 and has some surprises.

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Battle Of The Washing Machines

Posted: 02/16/2010 - Washing machines have dropped in price this year-some by as much as 33%. Consumer Reports has entered the "Spin Zone" to help you find a good deal on a washer.

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Streaming Movies To Your TV

Posted: 02/16/2010 - Still getting off your couch to rent a movie? Now you can easily and cheaply stream movies from the Web onto your big screen TV and be watching a movie in minutes.

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Jump Start Healthier Eating

Posted: 02/16/2010 - While it might feel like it's impossible to change your family's bad eating habits-Consumer Reports says making small changes can often kick-start healthier eating.

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Garbage Bag Face-Off

Posted: 02/16/2010 - Americans spend almost two billion dollars a year on garbage bags! To make sure you're spending that money wisely, Consumer Reports tested the claims of two big names, including one bag that's being heavily advertised.

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Combating Deadly Hospital Infections

Posted: 02/08/2010 - They're hospitals' dirty and deadly little secret-central-line bloodstream infections. At least 30,000 patients die each year from them.

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Great "Green" Paints

Posted: 02/08/2010 - For the first time ever, paints that are better for the environment have earned top ratings in Consumer Reports' tests. These paints have very low levels of volatile organic compounds or VOC's-substances that contribute to ozone, smog, and respiratory problems.

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How Clean Is Bagged Salad?

Posted: 02/07/2010 - It seems like bagged salads are taking over the produce aisle. According to Mintel, a company that tracks consumer spending, almost three-quarters of all women buy prepackaged salads.

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What Really Makes You Mad?

Posted: 02/07/2010 - What annoys you the most? Consumer Reports surveyed Americans to see what their top gripes are. Here's what they found.

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Layaway To Save

Posted: 02/07/2010 - Almost half of all Americans are using their credit cards less. And an old way to pay-layaway-is on the rise as ore merchants offer extended payment plans.

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Car Myths That Cost You

Posted: 02/07/2010 - More than $700-that's what the average household spends a year on car maintenance. Consumer Reports says certain myths can lead people to do the wrong thing-and that can cost you.

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