Whether you want to inject some fun into your daily driving, long to trade in the SUV for a good midlife crisis car, or simply daydream of top-down driving on a sunny afternoon, it’s hard to go wrong with a luxury roadster.
America’s love for lawns is alive and well, but more of us are letting other features into the yard. In a nationally representative Consumer Reports survey, almost a third of homeowners who made changes to their lawn in the last year reduced its size in some way — for example, replacing grass with patio space, [...]
When it comes to eating healthfully, the way you prepare food can be just as important as what you buy, according to Consumer Reports. For example, cooking some foods makes their nutrients more available, such as lycopene in tomatoes and carotene in carrots.
Shoppers may have more warranty rights than they think, which might help them get satisfaction, says Consumer Reports. Here’s what you need to know about warranties.
You’re having a problem with a product or service, and the company says you’re out of luck. Consumer Reports Money Adviser notes that if you simply walk away — and companies hope you’ll do just that — you’ve failed the squeaky wheel test. But if you complain effectively, you could be among those who get [...]
Airline credit cards and bank cards often offer points toward free air travel, but some will earn card users more free travel than others over time. ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports, recently came up with tips for deciding which card to use when looking for discounted travel and highlighted some [...]
The best cleaning products don’t necessarily cost a fortune. ShopSmart, the shopping magazine from the publisher of Consumer Reports, recently identified 12 cleaning products that work as well or even better than their expensive counterparts, according to tests.
If you’re confused about fats these days, you’re in good company, says Consumer Reports. With research coming in at breakneck speed in recent years, even experts have a hard time agreeing about which fats we should consume, and in what exact proportions, to improve our health and prevent chronic disease.
Rapid changes in tablets are bringing more choices, new features and better prices. Here’s a rundown based on Consumer Reports’ initial tests:
With the average cost of a new vehicle now around $30,000, it’s no surprise that car loans are getting longer and longer, notes Consumer Reports. Some banks now offer car loans with payback terms that run for as long as eight years. While long-term loans translate into lower monthly payments, they can cost you [...]