Fast Cash - from Consumer Reports
Several major banks now target some consumers with account advance loans, a.k.a., Payday Loans. Consumers Union opposes this type of loan. Here's why. Fast Cash
Consumer Reports Teams With Wisconsin Collaborative For Healthcare Quality (WCHQ) To Rate Medical Groups
Ratings provide snapshot of care based on three major categories: cancer screening tests, care for people 60 and older, and treating people with existing heart disease YONKERS, NY — In a special edition of its magazine, Consumer Reports is publishing...
CR Reveals 7 Money Stumbles to Avoid and How to Change Course
Blunders include Not Updating Wills and Beneficiaries, Messing up 401(k)s YONKERS, NY — A widowed mother of two nearly lost out on $100,000 because her husband failed to update the beneficiary designations on his retirement plan after they married. Not...
Halogen Headlight Bulbs - from Consumer Reports
To see how premium Halogen headlight bulbs stack up against one another, Consumer Reports put eight of them through a range of tests in the lab and on the test track. Halogen Headlights
Jellies and Jams - from Consumer Reports
Jellies and jams from the biggest names -- Smucker's and Welch's -- did well in recent Consumer Reports tests. But other smaller brands scored at least as high. Jellies and Jams
Single-Serve Coffeemakers - from Consumer Reports
Pod coffeemakers are popular in part because of their fast brewing. But this tends to yield a weaker cup. Here are the best single-serve coffeemakers from Consumer Reports tests. Single-serve Coffeemakers
Cell-Phone Savings - from Consumer Reports
The average American household shelled out more than $1500 on cell-phones and phone service in 2012 - up by 7% overall from the previous year. But there are ways to save. Cell-Phone Savings
Questions of Money - from Consumer Reports
Consumer Reports' financial experts answer subscriber questions about Citi's Pay-Pass sticker, and a widow's obligation to pay off a husband's debts. Questions of Money
Untethered Sound - from Consumer Reports
Wireless speaker systems let you play music across the room or elsewhere in the house. But these systems don't come cheap. Wireless Sound
Californians Get New Protections against Foreclosure Abuses on January 1
California Law Could Serve As Model for Other States California homeowners struggling to avoid foreclosure will enjoy new state protections against lender abuses starting on January 1. That’s when the Homeowners Bill of Rights passed by state lawmakers earlier this...