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Celebrity Candy Face-Off

Posted: 04/28/2013 - Everyone knows candy isn't exactly a health food. Now celebrities are touting a new kind of candy that promises to be a lot better for you.

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Great Go-Anywhere Cameras

Posted: 04/28/2013 - Catching great action shots from your mountain bike or on the beach is a lot easier these days with cool new video cameras. Consumer Reports looks at two popular ones that go where no video camera or cell phone has gone before.

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Snappy Healthier Crackers

Posted: 04/28/2013 - Cruise the cracker aisle these days and you'll see competition is really heating up for your snack dollars. Sure, the old favorites remain-but now there are lower-fat siblings and store-brand twins-not to mention new flavors.

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Ground Turkey Caution

Posted: 04/28/2013 - Trying to serve up healthy meals? More and more people are opting for ground turkey instead of beef. Even Burger King has started serving turkey burgers.

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First Tests Of $20,000 TVs

Posted: 04/17/2013 - If you think you've got the latest and greatest TV out there, wait till you see what's coming-Ultra-HD televisions. They promise the best picture ever on huge screens.

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Paying With Your Smart Phone

Posted: 04/16/2013 - Over the last year, more people are paying for stuff by waving, sliding, or tapping their smart phones. More and more apps are offering different ways to pay.

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Big-Name Drug Savings

Posted: 04/16/2013 - If you take Lipitor, Actos, or Lexapro, new generics of these and other big-name drugs could be a real money saver. But Consumer Reports has discovered-just because you're buying a generic drug doesn't mean you're getting a great price.

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Chain-Restaurant Calorie Count

Posted: 04/15/2013 - New restaurant regulations that were supposed to require chains with more than 20 locations to list calorie counts on their menus are stalled. But many restaurants have already started disclosing that information anyway.

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More Reliable Motorcycles

Updated: 04/14/2013 - Motorcycles offer an exhilarating riding experience and can deliver impressive fuel savings. If you're thinking about getting one, Consumer Reports has new information on some of the most reliable brands on the road.

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Latest In Bluetooth Car Kits

Posted: 04/11/2013 - Most cars now come with Bluetooth technology built in so you can talk hands-free. Although talking while driving is not ideal, sometimes it can't be avoided. Now there are lots of Bluetooth devices made for older cars.

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Super-Absorbent Toy Balls Caution

Posted: 04/10/2013 - They're colorful and alluring, but Consumer Reports says there's a potential safety hazard with popular small toy balls and beads that expand dramatically in water.

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Vitamin D Put To The Test

Posted: 04/08/2013 - Vitamin D is one of the most widely used supplements. Doctors have long recommended it along with calcium to help prevent bone fractures.

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Save On TV, Phone, & Internet

Posted: 04/04/2013 - To save on TV, Internet, and phone bills, many people get all three services from the same company. These "triple plays" get you steep discounts, but only for a limited time. Then bills often shoot up.

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Best Travel Cards For You

Posted: 03/31/2013 - Getting the most for your money is just common sense. Today's travel cards can be a great way to stretch your dollars-that is if you pay your balance off every month. But it's downright confusing trying to figure out which offers the best deal.

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How To Get A Great TV Picture

Posted: 03/31/2013 - This is a great time of year to buy a big-screen TV. Whether your television is brand new or you've had it for awhile, you want the picture to dazzle.

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New Money-Saving Cell Service

Posted: 03/31/2013 - How did we get along before cell phones? They've become part of everyday life. But that doesn't mean we're happy about the cost!

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Skip ID Theft Services

Posted: 03/27/2013 - If you're concerned about someone stealing your financial identity, you might be tempted to buy one of the many ID protection services being heavily promoted.

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Over-Hyped Antioxidants

Posted: 03/25/2013 - The latest buzzword in supermarkets is "antioxidants." These days you see it on all kinds of products. Consumer Reports looks beyond the hype to find out what you really need to know about antioxidants.

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This Isn't What I Expected

Posted: 03/24/2013 - When's the last time you bought something and it wasn't what you thought it was going to be? Judging from all the complaints Consumer Reports receives, it probably wasn't all that long ago.

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Best & Worst Blenders

Posted: 03/14/2013 - A great blender can add variety to your diet-letting you whip up smoothies and icy drinks, puree soups, and even make ice cream.

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Problem-Plagued Cars

Posted: 03/14/2013 - Consumer Reports not only tests cars-it asks nearly a million of its subscribers every year how well their cars are holding up. Used-car shoppers, listen up! some very popular vehicles have run into problems.

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Best Vacuums For Pet Hair

Posted: 03/14/2013 - Keeping floors and carpets clean is a job in an of itself. But if you've got a pet that sheds a lot, you have a bigger challenge. Consumer Reports' latest tests show some vacuums do a great job picking up pet hair, while others let the fur fly.

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"As-Seen-On-TV-Cleaning Tools"

Posted: 03/11/2013 - Watch enough television, and you may start thinking cleaning your house can be a breeze with the "right tools." TV commercials and infomercials are touting all sorts of products to help you get the job done.

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Costly New Car Surprises

Posted: 03/03/2013 - Car manufacturers are expected to sell 15 million new cars and trucks this year, according to the forecasting firm R.L. Polk and Company.

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Marvelous Mattresses

Posted: 03/03/2013 - We all love a good night's sleep, and a good mattress can help. But a new survey by Consumer Reports found about one in five people wished they'd bought a different mattress.

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