Space heaters can warm up a chilly room. But beware. They account for one-third of all home-heating fires each year, and more than 80 percent of home-heating fire deaths
Since the economic downturn, we became a nation of savers, too traumatized by the economy to buy anything but the bare necessities. But according to a Consumer Reports survey, people are now opening up their wallets.
TV manufacturers are phasing out plasma televisions. So we're left mainly with LCD televisions.
Consumer Reports has just released its analysis of more than one-thousand health care plans and outlines the top questions to consider before you choose.
Coffee sales are on the rise, with most people buying blended coffees - those that are a combination of beans from two or more varieties. Consumer Reports tested dozens of coffees to help you wake up and smell the tastiest coffees.
Home remodeling is up this year, and along with it sales of replacement windows. Consumer Reports just put two dozen of the most popular brands and styles through rigorous wind, rain, and climate tests to find the best for your house.
Consumer Reports just tested more than 40 generators and can tell you which ones offer the best performance, so you have power when you need it.
Consumer Reports takes us into its labs to get a handle on what to get - and what to forget - at Walmart based on the latest tests.
Campus-sponsored bank accounts and prepaid cards may seem an easy and convenient choice. And they often also serve as student IDs. But Consumer Reports has found some of these accounts could be a fee trap.
Cash register receipts, ATM receipts, the receipt the gas pump spits out, even baggage claim checks, if they're printed on thermal paper, they likely contain BPA.
Consumer Reports tells you how to get the most money for the stuff you no longer need.
Tech companies think they have something you'll depend on 24 hours a day.
Now Consumer Reports just has just tested the latest Blu-ray players and says they are another great option for streaming video to your television.
Consumer Reports just tested more than two dozen Greek yogurts to find the best.
Prescriptions have soared 300 percent in the past decade and now the F-D-A has approved yet another potent painkiller. Consumer Reports says the F-D-A should reconsider its decision.
Don't let your laundry take you to the cleaners! Consumer Reports calls out six common money-wasters.
For those times when you can't plug in, Consumer Reports checked out some smart new ways to keep your phone alive.
Should you buy an ultra high-def TV? Consumer Reports just tested some of the latest sets.
If you are wanting to keep the freshman 15 away there are apps to help keep a campus diet healthy while away from mom's cooking.
Makers of the popular "As Seen on TV" product - the "NutriBullet" - have come out with a new version. It's supposed to be even more powerful for creating healthy drinks, but Consumer Reports says it could pose a safety risk.