Consumer Reports

Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Hidden car warranties Consumer Reports: Hidden car warranties (Video)
You can sometimes save hundreds, even thousands of dollars in car repairs by taking advantage of unadvertised service programs. Manufacturers often call those programs service actions or customer-satisfaction campaigns, but consumers think of them as “secret” or “hidden” warranties. And lots of cars have them.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Finding good health insurance Consumer Reports: Finding good health insurance (Video)
The annual open enrollment period for many health insurance plans starts in October. That’s the time when you can make choices about your health coverage, whether you get your plan through work, like 55 percent of Americans do, or through a private Medicare plan. Consumer Reports has just released its analysis of more than 1,000 health care plans and outlines the top questions to consider before you choose.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Tablet-laptop combos Consumer Reports: Tablet-laptop combos (Video)
Tablets have been one of the fastest growing consumer electronics. But sales are starting to level off. And the laptop market has been declining for some time. Now there’s an emerging class of computers called detachables that combines a laptop and a tablet.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Top juicers Consumer Reports: Top juicers (Video)
You’ve heard it before you need at least five servings of fruits and veggies a day! Juicing offers a way to up that number. And Americans are catching on. Sales of juicers are up 25 percent in the past year.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Apple Pay is here Consumer Reports: Apple Pay is here
So is Apple Pay a safer way to pay? Consumer Reports says it could be. Payment security experts say that compared to physical credit cards, mobile technology could be a safer option.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Best & Worst Air Purifiers Consumer Reports: Best & Worst Air Purifiers (Video)
Air cleaners make claims like “capture 99 percent of allergens and irritants,” “remove allergens like dust, pet dander and pollen,” healthier, fresher air.” Consumer Reports tested 26 portable air cleaners to see how well they work.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Scoring frequent-flyer miles Consumer Reports: Scoring frequent-flyer miles (Video)
Who doesn’t want to fly for free? But can you really get where you want to go using your
frequent-flyer miles? To find out, Consumer Reports asked staffers to try booking round-
trip tickets using their frequent-flyer miles with nine programs: Alaska, American, Delta,
Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest, Spirit, United, and US Airways.
Problem Solvers The American shopper is back The American shopper is back
Since the economic downturn, we became a nation of savers, too traumatized by the economy to buy anything but the bare necessities. However, Americans are starting to spend again.
Problem Solvers Food labeling for GMOs Food labeling for GMOs
The controversy is growing over whether food should be labeled if it contains genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs.
Problem Solvers Consumer Reports: Versatile Blu-Ray players Consumer Reports: Versatile Blu-Ray players (Video)
Millions of Americans now watch video that’s streamed to their TV over the Internet. Many use set-top boxes such as Apple TV and Roku. But Consumer Reports just finished testing the latest Blu-ray players and says they are another great option for streaming video to your television.