Money Adviser

Consumer Reports Finds Low-Ball Moving Companies Can Leave Consumers Fighting For Their Possessions
Five Tips to Avoid Fee Traps and Moving Scams YONKERS, NY—A recent Consumer Reports story found that last year, Massachusetts officials sued one moving company and New Jersey officials sued two for providing low-ball estimates and then grossly inflating fees...

CRMA November 2012: How to Score A Low-Rate Mortgage; Car Dealer Tricks to Avoid
How to score a low-rate mortgage—even if you’re not a billionaire Of course it’s easier to get a sweet deal on a mortgage if you’re a billionaire, but with some extra planning, paperwork and patience, average folks can also score...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser April 2012 Issue
How to Get Your Due When Filing Insurance Claims Home insurers shelled out an estimated $35 billion in loss claims last year, and auto insurers say they’re alarmed about higher claims costs. So these days, consumers need to be extra...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser February 2012 Issue
Debunking ID theft hype—You don’t need an costly service to protect your good name Money is tight for most people these days, and according to a Consumer Reports Money Adviser investigation, you don’t need to spend it on costly identity...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser January 2012 Issue
How to spend less on everything—easy ways to trim your expenses in six categories With the New Year approaching, many folks’ resolutions will be to spend less and save more. “Even if you think you’ve cut just about all the...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser October 2011 Issue
Five tips to ensure your homeowners insurance stands up in a worst-case scenario The first six months of 2011 were a tough time to be a homeowner: wildfires in Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas; damaging snow in the Midwest; floods...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser May Issue
Protecting your assets — what to do if disaster strikes With natural disasters like hurricanes, earthquakes and tornados in the news so often, and the economy still struggling to stabilize, consumers are rightly concerned these days about their financial future...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser April Issue
Strategies to help couples settle financial disputes Unfortunately, a great marriage can go south when financial problems arise. Whether or not to buy an annuity, how much to invest in bonds, and where to find the money for home repairs...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser February Issue
How to protect yourself from common scams Whether it’s fake checks, bogus products and services, or identity theft, it seems there’s always someone out there trying to make suckers out of us. Scams can cost consumers hundreds, if not thousands,...

Consumer Reports Money Adviser January Issue
Five unexpected ways to save more in 2011 Some 55 percent of Consumer Reports readers said they were likely to include saving more money on their list of New Year’s resolutions. To help you save more money, the experts at...

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