More than a third of the adults in this country (35 percent) have never checked any of their credit reports. And that's not good.
Teenage drivers are far more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash than others. Consumer Reports looked at some relatively inexpensive cars that can help them stay safe on the road.
Criminals are able to trick Americans out of millions of dollars every year. Consumer Reports looks at the latest ploys -- and how you can avoid them.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission says TVs are a hidden hazard in the home. Consumer Reports looked at some of the steps you can take to make sure your kids stay safe.
Need a small loan right away? You might be tempted to borrow from your credit card company. It's called a “cash advance” and it's really convenient. It's also very costly.
The promise of free internet and mobile service sounded great to a local woman trying to save money. So she signed up with a California company called FreedomPop. The high-tech startup offers free voice, text and data as a gateway to it's many fee-based wireless and data plans and it's catching on. In fact, FreedomPop recently announced plans to expand to the UK. But Leslie Maxwell wonders if it's getting too big too quickly.
Consumer Reports tested more than 100 models to find the best options for your next barbecue.
From flooded rivers in Texas to used car lots in your community- rusting wrecks are headed our way. It happens every time major flooding leaves large quantities of water-soaked vehicles.
You can buy all sorts of products to deal with bad smells in your house. But most of them seem to involve a lot of chemicals or fragrances that only mask the smell. The Fresh Pod by Fresh Wave promises natural and safe odor control for up to 60 days. But how well does it really work?
Most sites don't give you a preview of their gift wrap, so Consumer Reports found out what you really get for your money.
With 40 states expecting water shortages over the next ten years, more people are looking for ways to be more efficient with water. Consumer Reports found some appliances that can really help.
You can't test out a mattress you buy on the Internet, so Consumer Reports found out which models are worth your attention.
Anyone can fall for a prize scam, but con artists tend to target seniors because they’re more likely to fall for their pitch.
It's a big milestone, but many cars can reach it with proper care. Consumer Reports found it which models are most likely to hold up that long.
Fed up with annoying robocalls- a local man just joined a nationwide brigade aimed at fighting back. When Consumers Union asked for volunteers to test different robocall blocking devices on the market, he jumped at the opportunity.