Babies need some 6,000 diapers before they grow out of them. Which ones you choose impacts a lot of things, such as the family budget and your infant's comfort and health. So choosing a good diaper isMore >> Babies need some 6,000 diapers before they grow out of them. Which ones you choose impacts a lot of things, such as the family budget and your infant's comfort and health. So choosing a good diaper isMore >> Several bank programs promise they can help you save by making automatic deposits every time you use your debit or credit card. Here's a look at the pluses and minuses.More >> Consumer Reports ShopSmart says there are ways to unload unwanted gift cards and turn them into cash.More >> A new form of an old scam is rearing its ugly head. It's called Cramming, and Consumer Reports says it could be happening right under your nose and costing you money.More >> One 100-calorie snack packs keep multiplying. There are over a hundred products out on supermarket shelves--at least 45 new ones came out last year alone. Consumer Reports' ShopSmart just testedMore >> Commercials for Windows Vista promise a revolution in the way your PC works. But Consumer Reports says paying for a Vista upgrade isn't the only way to go. You can actually pick up a lot of the Vista technologies and add them to your XP computer for free. More >> Silver is one of the most popular precious metals. It's used in everything from jewelry to sterling collectibles for fine dining. Silver will never go out of style. Think of the classics: tea services,More >> Consumer Reports has survey results on some 250,000,000 different appliances and has found it's often the pricy brands that tend to need the most repairs. In the kitchen, that includes refrigerators madeMore >> The disposal of electronic equipment is a growing toxic threat. Millions of computers, TVs, and cell phones have ended up in landfills. Toxic chemicals that are used in electronics can leach into the soil,More >> Every week 50 children on average are hurt or killed when a vehicle backs over them. Backup cameras can help drivers see what's in the blind spot behind their vehicle, but factory-installed ones are expensive.More >> There is growing concern about a powerful antibiotic the Food and Drug Administration is expected to approve for use in treating sick cattle. More than a dozen groups, including Consumers Union, opposeMore >>
Losing sleep because your mattress is as hard as a rock? Now there are mattress pads that are supposed to make your bed softer and more comfortable. Consumer Reports just tested several, including onesMore >> It's not just actors and athletes who endorse products. Doctors are also asked to lend their name to help sell a product. Have you ever wondered who the physicians are that you see in ads? Consumer ReportsMore >>
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The most common complaint Consumer Reports got among contact-lens wearers was that their eyes were dry or irritated. More >> When it comes to investment fraud, you might picture an elderly widow being swindled out of her life savings. But Consumer Reports Money Adviser says according to a recent study, swindlers prey on anotherMore >> Red roses--that's the quintessential Valentine's Day gift. The Society of American Florists estimates that 189 million roses will be ready for February 14. But should you pick your sweetie's bouquet online?More >> The pharmaceutical industry spends billions of dollars a year advertising drugs directly to people like you. Those ad campaigns are reaching their target audience. Consumer Reports surveyed 39,000 patientsMore >> In stores, televisions are adjusted so that they look great in a brightly lighted showroom. But Consumer Reports says those settings, called "dynamic" or sometimes "vivid," can make your TV look bad whenMore >> A commercial for OxiClean claims that you can clean 25 loads with each detergent ball. And you'll never have to pour or measure detergent again. But the OxiClean ball did not do well in Consumer Reports'More >> It's no secret that high-tech products often get better and cheaper as time goes on. That's the case with portable navigation systems. In the last six months, prices have dropped 20% to 30% and high-endMore >> Consumer Reports has withdrawn is test results on child safety seats, saying further testing is needed. The consumer watchdog group made the statement Thursday afternoon. "We withdrew theMore >> WASHINGTON (AP) - Higher energy prices were part of the story with the surge in the December Consumer Price Index. The Labor Department says the gauge of inflation at the retail level rose five-tenthsMore >> In a new test, Consumer Reports' testers carefully adjusted each LCD television to its optimum settings before judging picture quality. That allows for a much more accurate comparison than you get inMore >> Ted Friedland sells digital cameras. He says most of his customers are looking for one thing - more megapixels.
"Some people come in and that's all they want to know about. And you can't talk them outMore >> Timing is everything. Especially when it comes to finding a contractor to help remodel your kitchen or update that bathroom you've been meaning to spruce up.
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