More Headlines

Backpacks That Last

Posted: 07/28/2009 - Twenty million students risk back pain by lugging around twice the recommended weight in their backpacks. Consumer Reports has some recommendations.

Read More

Millions In Rebates Never Redeemed

Posted: 07/28/2009 - With the economy in a slump, companies are offering more rebates to try and boost sales. Consumer Reports survey reveals a staggering amount of mail-in rebates go unclaimed.

Read More

Reverse Mortgage Ripoffs

Posted: 07/28/2009 - Ads for reverse mortgages sound pretty enticing. Use the equity in your home to pay off debts or make a big purchase.

Read More

Best Buy Strollers

Posted: 07/28/2009 - Bringing up a baby can be expensive, especially with your first child. Take strollers. Some go for nearly a thousand dollars.

Read More

Better Nonstick Cookware

Posted: 07/28/2009 - There's new, greener nonstick cookware. How good is it? Consumer Reports just tested to get to the bottom of this.

Read More

Renting Versus Owning

Updated: 11/20/2012 - More consumers are starting to ask themselves-"Why rent when you can buy?"

Read More

Dazzling Dish Detergents

Posted: 07/13/2009 - When it comes to cleaning your dishes, there are more phosphate-free dishwashing detergents being sold these days. Consumer Reports' latest tests show many can't deliver a mean clean.

Read More

Travel Price Guarantees Come Up Short

Posted: 07/13/2009 - More and more travel Web sites offer "price guarantees." They tout that if you find a lower price, you'll get a refund.

Read More

Great Green Flooring

Posted: 07/13/2009 - When it comes to replacing floors in your home, sales of bamboo floors are on the rise. But how do they stack up against oak floors, the most popular flooring?

Read More

Body Armor But No Body Art

Updated: 07/09/2009 - When LaVista police officer John Danderand goes on duty his arm goes undercover.

Read More

Lasik Eye Surgery: Good Option For You?

Posted: 07/08/2009 - An estimated million-and-a-half people had laser eye surgery to correct their vision last year, a procedure often not covered by insurance.

Read More

Top-Rated Tooth Whitener

Posted: 07/08/2009 - Would you like whiter teeth but don't want to spend hundreds of dollars at the dentist's office? Consumer Reports tested eight drugstore kits, including some that are heavily advertised.

Read More

Best Athletic Shoes

Posted: 07/07/2009 - Consumer Reports just tried out some of the latest athletic shoes, including ones from Adidas to Nike.

Read More

Dollar-Store Dangers

Posted: 07/07/2009 - While retailers are suffering their worst downturn in more than 20 years, dollar stores are hiring and even building new stores. Consumer Reports takes a closer look at what your dollar really buys.

Read More

Top Toilets

Posted: 07/07/2009 - Consumer Reports tests two dozen toilets and can help you find a good one and save you money.

Read More

McCafe Latte Taste-Off

Posted: 07/07/2009 - The coffee wars are on! McDonald's has launched a new line of McCafe espresso drinks, taking aim at Starbucks and Dunkin' Donuts coffee customers.

Read More

Good And Not-So-Good Boxed Wines

Posted: 06/24/2009 - Two of the three top-selling wines are chardonnay and merlot. But do you have to pay alot to get a good glass of wine?

Read More

Keeping Your Home Secure

Posted: 06/24/2009 - There are more homes broken into during summer than any other season, according the National Crime Prevention Council.

Read More

Kids' Bike Helmets

Posted: 06/24/2009 - When it comes to kids' sports injuries, what's the leading cause of emergency room visits? Bike accidents. Consumer Reports puts kids' helmets to the test.

Read More

Luscious Light Ice Cream

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Sales of ice cream are expected to top four billion dollars this year. But what if you want to cut back on calories?

Read More

Frequent-Flyer Miles Strategy

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Starting in July, some airlines will start charging you when you use frequent-flyer miles to upgrade a ticket-in some cases up to $500!

Read More

Summer Toy Test

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Consumer Reports tests six toys that promise to get kids up and out and moving around.

Read More
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability