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Decoding Gluten-Free Food Craze

Posted: 09/25/2009 - More than 1300 gluten-free products showed up in supermarkets last year alone. These foods are good for people with celiac disease, which is on the rise. But Consumer Reports ShopSmart says gluten-free isn't for everyone.

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New CFLs With Cool Designs

Posted: 09/17/2009 - Do you want to save money and energy by switching to CFL lights in your home, but the spiral design doesn't work everywhere? Hold on-CFLs now come in different designs. New tests from Consumer Reports shine a light on these new CFLs.

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Missed Home-Energy Savings

Posted: 09/17/2009 - A survey of more than 2,000 Americans by the Consumer Reports National Research Center shows nearly half of those polled don't make a habit of lowering their thermostat overnight or when they leave the house.

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Assault On Video Tape

Updated: 09/16/2009 - Tammy O’Neill has claimed since February that she was the victim of an assault inside the wal-mart store near 72nd and Pine in Omaha.

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Would You Buy The Same Mattress?

Posted: 09/15/2009 - A just-released Consumer Reports' survey finds 72% of readers surveyed said a new mattress improved their sleep. Many said they'd purchase the same one, many other would not.

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Medical Help For Uninsured

Posted: 09/15/2009 - As the debate over health care rages, an estimated 46-million Americans could be one illness away from financial disaster.

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Outstanding Store Brands

Posted: 09/04/2009 - Since the recession hit, about 40% of grocery shoppers say they've switched over to store brands. How much can you really save?

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Pellet Stove Pros And Cons

Posted: 09/04/2009 - As people search for ways to cut their heating bills, pellet stoves are growing in popularity. Sales nearly doubled last year and with this year's federal tax credit, they could go even higher.

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Best Eye Creams

Posted: 09/04/2009 - Consumer Reports puts 16 different brands of anti-wrinkle eye creams to the test to see if they deliver.

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Protecting Credit Scores In Downturn

Posted: 09/04/2009 - You're all-important credit score can affect everything from your ability to borrow to your ability to get a new job. Consumer Reports Money Adviser has some important information on how to protect your credit score in this volatile economy.

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Infant Car Seat Safety Risk

Posted: 08/25/2009 - When it comes to baby travel-stroller systems, Orbit is one of the hippest and most expensive. It costs a whopping $900! Consumer Reports has found a potential safety risk with the car seat.

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Good To The Last Drop

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Life's full of small annoyances, and Consumer Reports just took a closer look at one of them-not being able to get that last drop out of bottles, containers, and tubes.

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Longer Eyelash Drug Caution

Posted: 08/25/2009 - A new drug promises to grow longer, fuller lashes. Consumer Reports ShopSmart takes a closer look at Latisse.

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Top Roofing

Posted: 08/25/2009 - Replacing a roof can cost thousands of dollars, but if you're dealing with leaks and insects-not replacing it can prove even more costly.

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Super Siding For Your Home

Posted: 08/21/2009 - If you're looking for the greatest return on your home-improvement dollars, here's some news about vinyl siding. It's one of the few investments you're likely to recover when you sell your home.

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Car Lot Windows Smashed

Posted: 08/20/2009 - The owner of Apple used cars suspects a customer went way beyond kicking the tires. Tom Holzapfel says, “There’s a mess of glass everywhere.”

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Eviction Threat

Posted: 08/13/2009 - Mike Fitzpatrick received numerous eviction notices from a lender foreclosing on the home where he lives. But Mike rents, he doesn’t own the home and his landlord says ignore the notice.

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Hospital Nurses Reveal Risks

Posted: 08/13/2009 - More than a million people are getting sick from infections they're picking up in the hospital, according to the Centers for Disease Control. A startling new survey of hospital nurses reveals cleanliness is a big problem.

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Freezer Sales Are Heating Up

Posted: 08/13/2009 - Freezer sales are heating up. No doubt, higher food prices could explain the jump, according to the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers.

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Keep Your Appliances Going Longer

Posted: 08/13/2009 - Regular maintenance on everything from your car to the appliances around your home can add up to savings. Consumer Reports' experts say there's plenty you can do to keep appliances, like your refrigerator, running longer.

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Save Money On Appliances

Posted: 08/13/2009 - Need to replace one of your appliances but afraid you can't afford to? Consumer Reports can help you find the best deals and save, save, save.

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