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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.

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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.

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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?

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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!

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Summer Toy Test

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

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Kindle Vs. Sony Reader

Posted: 06/18/2009 - Amazon's Kindle and Sony's Reader are two of the biggest electronic book readers. Which is the best? Consumer Reports ran a side-by-side comparison.

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Save On Laundry Detergents

Posted: 06/11/2009 - Companies spend more than $300 million a year advertising laundry detergents. Consumer Reports tested three dozen to show you the best.

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Restaurants: Eating Out For Less

Posted: 06/11/2009 - With the economic downturn, people have really cut back on eating out. But a just-released Consumer Reports' survey of restaurants says if you want to treat yourself, there are lots of ways to save.

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Lawn Mowers For Less

Posted: 06/11/2009 - Your lawn mower's on its last leg-but you don't have much green for a new one? Consumer Reports has tested dozens of mowers and finds you don't have to pay top dollar to get a good one.

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Great Digital Cameras For Less

Posted: 06/11/2009 - Do you love taking photos but feel overwhelmed when it comes to buying a digital camera? Consumer Reports' shares it's latest test results on digital cameras.

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Pitfalls Of Buying Hearing Aids

Posted: 06/11/2009 - Do you find it hard to hear conversations in restaurants? You may very well need hearing aids. Consumer Reports finds-that might be easier said than done.

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Don't Count On Used Car Reports

Posted: 06/08/2009 - Many used-car buyers rely on vehicle history reports from companies such as Carfax to see if a vehicle has been in a wreck. But a Consumer Reports investigation finds these services are far from foolproof.

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Dangerous Crib Caution

Posted: 06/08/2009 - This next reports is an important one for parents of infants and young toddlers. Twenty-two cribs have been recalled in the last two years and have resulted in at least five infant death.

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Protect Your Ears

Posted: 06/08/2009 - When you think of premature aging, no doubt wrinkles come to mind-but how about your aging ears?

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Two Widows Pay Dearly

Updated: 06/05/2009 - A knock on the door was costly for two Omaha widows.

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Internet Check Scam Warning

Updated: 05/29/2009 - Kristi Redden put Southpole clothing her children had outgrown for sale on Craigslist.

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Pricey Prescription Fish Oil

Posted: 05/25/2009 - Fish Oil is sold as a dietary supplement, but now it comes a s a prescription, too. Consumer Reports takes a look to see if more-expensive prescription fish oil is worth the extra money.

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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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