September 2012

Questions of Money - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports financial experts answer subscriber questions about the merits of a student insurance policy, and whether to dump separate bank accounts when both parties in the marriage have previous spouses and adult children. Questions of Money

Consumers To Trader Joe’s:  Stop Selling Meat Raised on Antibiotics
Nearly 560,000 Consumers Sign Petition Calling On Grocer To Help End Farm Practice That Threatens Public Health NEW YORK, NY — At a news conference today in front of Trader Joe's Union Square store in New York City, Consumers Union's...

New Consumer Reports Guide Helps Answer Common Questions on Healthcare Reform
As the calendar counts down to open enrollment season for health insurance, consumers are beginning to think more about their health insurance options. And many of them may be wondering how the changes brought about by the health reform law...

LED Light Bulbs - from Consumer Reports
LED light bulbs are expensive. And Consumer Reports found some aren't very good. But, others earned a near-perfect score in recent testing. LED_Lightbulbs

Good-For-You Spaghetti - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports trained tasters recently sampled 13 good-for-you spaghettis -- whole-grain and nutrient-added -- and found some to be very good. Spaghetti

CR Tests Find $100,000 Electric Fisker Karma Plagued With Flaws
Porsche Panamera easily outpoints Karma in face-off of luxury sports cars YONKERS, NY — The plug-in extended range electric Fisker Karma can go gas free for 38 miles on a full charge, but Consumer Reports’ engineers found it full of...

Store Brands vs. Name Brands - from Consumer Reports
Buying store brands instead of national name brands can save you big bucks. But how do they compare in taste and quality? Store Vs Name Brands

Consumers Union: Discover Settlement with FDIC, CFPB sends strong message that “watchdogs are on the job
Discover penalized for deceptive marketing; Consumers eligible for refunds do not need to take further action WASHINGTON — Consumers Union, the policy arm of Consumer Reports, today praised the joint enforcement action announced by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)...

Simpler Shopping for Health Insurance with New “Facts Label”
Consumers Union Asks for Feedback on New Insurance Disclosure Form WASHINGTON, DC – Consumers will now be able to evaluate and choose their health insurance plans just as they choose what to put in their grocery cart with the launch...

Valuing Your Stuff - from Consumer Reports
Whether you want to know an item's value for a sale, or just to satisfy your curiosity, it's often worth spending some time and money to find out. Here's how to find an appraiser. Valuing Your Stuff

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