ShopSmart

ShopSmart Crowns the Best Brands
The winners in appliances, electronics, & cars; Plus, brands to avoid YONKERS, NY ― Each year, the experts at ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, test thousands of products to help shoppers navigate the crowded marketplace and decide where to spend their...

ShopSmart’s Secrets for Saving Big at the Supermarket without Coupons
A month-to-month breakdown of what to buy when, plus storage tips to make food last YONKERS, NY ― Clipping coupons can be a chore, but there are secrets to slashing grocery bills without using coupons. The April 2015 issue of...

ShopSmart Reveals the Best and Worst Things to Buy at Home Centers
What to shop for and what to skip at Lowe’s, Home Depot, Sears, and Walmart YONKERS, NY ― Big-box retailers such as Lowe’s, Home Depot, Sears, and Walmart carry many of the same home items, but they also offer private-label...

ShopSmart Finds Easy Ways to Get Financially Organized
Recommended sites, apps and software to keep money in order YONKERS, NY ― It’s not always easy to stay on top of budgeting, bill paying, investing, taxes and other financial obligations, but there are sites, apps and software that can...

ShopSmart: How to Spend Smart When Organizing
Decluttering essentials to splurge or skimp on and ones to skip YONKERS, NY ― With so many organizers on the market, deciding which ones to splurge or skimp on, or those to skip entirely, can be more challenging than actually...

ShopSmart’s Best & Worst Products of the Year
The winners and losers from the products tested in 2014 YONKERS, NY ― Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceed expectations. The January 2015 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, spotlights the best of the...

ShopSmart's Best & Worst Products of the Year
The winners and losers from the products tested in 2014 YONKERS, NY ― Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceed expectations. The January 2015 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, spotlights the best of the...

ShopSmart’s Guide to Saving Big with Beauty Product Swaps
Tips for buying primo makeup and skin-care products at drugstore prices YONKERS, NY ― The price of beauty products can get ugly, but ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, found that shoppers don’t always have to shell out big bucks for products...

ShopSmart's Secrets for Increased Savings this Holiday Season
The best times to shop and save YONKERS, NY ― Time is money, and sometimes shopping at specific times can lead to big savings. The November 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, uncovers the best times to look for...

Specialty & Store-Brand Coffees Beat Out Supermarket Standbys in Shopsmart’s Taste-Tests
Folgers and Maxwell House topped by money-saving store brands and specialty brews YONKERS, NY ― When it comes to coffee, big names don’t always deliver great flavor. The November 2014 issue of ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, highlights results from its...

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