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. Consumer Reports Money Adviser crunches the numbers for you.
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.
When you go to buy a car, it’s a big investment. Consumer Reports finds that a number of new cars are disappointing you get them home.
Republic is a new cell phone service provider that promises an unlimited data plan for just $19 a month. That means you can talk, text and e-mail all you want, and surf the web. Here’s the concept behind Republic’s money-saving plan.
Consumer Reports’ engineers find the new BMW 3 Series is great to drive, but its surveys show some older models aren’t aging well. For example, the BMW 335i from 2007 through 2010 tends to have fuel pump and fuel injection troubles.
With Super Bowl season upon us, many people will be tackling their salt cravings with a bag of chips. But be careful what you choose. Some options that seem healthier are not always so, say the experts at Consumer Reports, who evaluated 18 different chips.
Apple’s Siri voice recognition ushered in a whole new era in smart-phone technology. Now downloadable apps are trying to get in on the conversation. Consumer Reports just took a look to see how two of the leading free apps—Robin and Speaktoit—stack up.
Consumer Reports has tested some very interesting exercise devices that'll help you burn off holiday treats in no time, if you don't mind odd stares from your neighbors!
When it comes to testing cars, Consumer Reports goes the distance! Its engineers clock hundreds of thousands of miles every year-subjecting cars to a battery of tests. Then, once a year Consumer Reports names its Top Picks—the best of the best in 10
In Florida, a fire started in a microwave that was not in use, according to the official fire report. Both of those incidents, reported to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, involved the same microwave, the KitchenAid KHMS155LSS.
It’s a lot tougher to get a credit card these days, especially if you’re going for your first one. Consumer Reports has advice on how young people can get a card without paying hefty fees.
Feel like your home is looking a little drab? It’s amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do! A new color can be an inexpensive way to get a whole new look, say the experts at Consumer Reports.
It’s no surprise that single-serve coffeemakers are still growing in popularity—their convenience is tough to beat. But the cost of those disposable pods can add up. The average owner uses more than 1,000 K-Cups per year. Consumer Reports just checked out some alternatives to traditional K-Cups that claim to cut costs and let you use your own coffee.
These days, people are looking for any way to stretch a dollar. One way can be holding onto your car longer. Today the average vehicle has been on the road almost 11 years, according to Polk Research. Consumer Reports can help you keep your car going, saving you big bucks!
The problem is that claims such as “extra strength,” “maximum strength,” and “ultra strength” on labels have no standard definition.