The number is a major part of your financial life. Consumer Reports found out what you can do to make sure it doesn't fall into the hands of hackers.
Durability counts when you're replacing your kitchen countertops. Consumer Reports tested a variety of surfaces to see which will look their best the longest.
The local Better Business Bureau reports scammers are using the name of a legit local company to trick people into thinking they've been hired as work-at-home employees.
The PedEgg has become wildly successful thanks to its infomercials, but Consumer Reports found battery-powered alternatives are coming onto the market.
Here’s some good news for anyone who needs a federal student loan to go to college. On July 1, the fixed rates for new federal loans – Stafford and PLUS loans – will adjust. And those rates are going down.
More people than ever are using their smartphones while driving. Consumer Reports looks at some new systems designed to let you use your phone while keeping your eyes on the road.
Though antibiotics have saved millions of lives over the years, their overuse and misuse are contributing to the growth of drug-resistant bacteria. Consumer Reports says patients and doctors both have a role to play in stopping superbugs.
A team of scientists is working on cutting-edge technology that could revolutionize the marijuana industry.
Lawmakers could start voting as early as Monday night on a $16.1 billion transportation revenue package that includes an 11.9-cent gas tax increase that would be phased in over two years.
A lot of products say they can help you keep pesky mosquitoes away. Consumer Reports looked at several options that don't require you to spray chemicals on yourself or your kids.
A local woman says all she wanted was a free sample of face cream. But the free sample morphed into unwanted products and more than $400 on her credit card.
Buy a car and there's a good chance you'll get hit with what's called a "documentation fee.” This is an extra charge, often hundreds of dollars, that supposedly covers the dealership's cost to handle the paperwork for that purchase.
Smart appliances can help you with a lot of tasks, but Consumer Reports warns any Internet-connected device is at risk of being viewed by strangers.
Sunscreen is an important part of keeping your skin from wrinkling. Consumer Reports tested six brands designed especially for your face.
We don't hear all that much about it, but financial elder abuse is a serious and growing crime in this country. It's estimated that seniors lose more than $3 billion each year to financial exploitation.