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It Pays To Negotiate-Especially Now

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Consumer Reports says get ready to negotiate. In fact, there's never been a better time to haggle over everything from electronics and clothes-to furniture-even medical bills.

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Great Promo Codes & Coupons

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Consumer Reports ShopSmart has identified great places to get coupons and find promotional codes.

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Victim's Family Remembers Tragedy

Updated: 05/22/2009 - A pizzeria owned by a family friend is where Kim Guthmann starts Memorial Day weekend remembering her parents.

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Foreclosed For Late Fees

Updated: 05/21/2009 - Letting her homeowner’s association dues grow too high could cost Susan Owens her town home.

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Lawn Mowing Danger

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Tens of thousands of people are injured a year in mower accidents. Consumer Reports says one family learned in an instant just how dangerous mowing your lawn can be.

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Shamwow Claim Check

Posted: 05/21/2009 - The ShamWow, a hyped-up cloth, promises to wow you with its ability to clean spills. Consumer Reports puts it to the test.

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Super Sunscreens

Posted: 05/21/2009 - Consumer Reports tests sunscreens to find which offer the best protection.

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So-So Celebrity Knives

Posted: 05/18/2009 - There are plenty of famous chefs with television shows. But how do their cooking utensils fare in a real-life kitchen? Consumer Reports just tested knives to find which make the cut.

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Door To Door Magazine Alert

Updated: 05/15/2009 - When Karen Clegg answered her door Thursday afternoon she knew what the stranger wanted from past experience.

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Speed Concern By New Park

Posted: 05/14/2009 - Kids are rolling into the new Trolley park in Council Bluffs. But neighbors worry about busy avenue "A" that runs beside the park.

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Health Insurance For College Grads

Posted: 05/14/2009 - Once grown children are out of school, they often lose their health coverage. How can you avoid a potentially dangerous gap in coverage?

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Roof Rip Off Literally

Updated: 08/15/2013 - Omaha homeowner Denise Johnson says her roof has been torn off because of a stormy dispute with a contractor.

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Sizing Up Work-At-Home Offers

Posted: 05/11/2009 - In a bad economy, you may be tempted to try and make extra money at home. But be wary. The Federal Trade Commission has gone after hundreds of work-at-home schemes in recent years.

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Easier Computer Backup

Posted: 05/07/2009 - If you don't back up your computer routinely, you're not alone. A just-released Consumer Reports survey shows about half of those surveyed don't routinely back up their files.

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Free Computer Security Software

Posted: 05/07/2009 - How likely is it that you could fall victim to a cybercrime? Consumer Reports says in the last two years, one in five people were victimized.

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Gas-Saving Scooters

Posted: 05/07/2009 - Scooters are an inexpensive, fuel-efficient way to get around town. Sales are more than ten times higher than a decade ago.

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Best Buy Gas Grills

Posted: 05/04/2009 - More and more people are eating out less and less. Grilling can be a great way to mix up the menu. Consumer Reports just tested grills and has some inexpensive ones to recommend, as well as ways to keep your grill going longer.

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Best Chocolates For Mom

Posted: 05/04/2009 - Don't know what to get mom this year? Chocolate is always nice. There are lots of new gift-box chocolates from familiar names. Are they good enough for your mom?

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BEST NETBOOKS

Posted: 05/04/2009 - The smallest laptop computers have typically been the most costly. Now, in the nick of time for cash-strapped consumer, even smaller netbooks are coming to the rescue...with even lower prices.

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Drug Ad Drawbacks

Posted: 05/04/2009 - Since the government eased advertising restrictions on the pharmaceutical industry in 1997, billions and billions of dollars have been spent marketing prescription drugs. But Consumer Reports cautions, this type of advertising has some real drawbacks.

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Beating Back Pain

Posted: 04/20/2009 - 80% of us have suffered from back pain at one point or another, and anyone who has know how tough it can be treat. Consumer Reports just surveyed more than 14,000 people who've suffered from lower-back pain to find out which treatments are the most helpful.

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Reusable Grocery Bags

Updated: 04/20/2009 - This Earth Day you may be wondering what you can do for the planet. One way to make a difference is bring your own bags to the grocery store. But can you count on reusable bags to hold up trip after trip?

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Flushable Wipes...Not Really

Posted: 04/20/2009 - Flushable wipes-they're marketed as an alternative to toilet paper. That might sound like a good idea, but in its latest tests Consumer Reports found a big problem.

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Top Toilet Papers

Posted: 04/20/2009 - Toilet paper is an everyday necessity and, depending on which one you buy, it can cost hundreds of dollars a year. Consumer Reports just tested more than a dozen and finds you don't have to pay top dollar to get a top toilet paper.

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