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May 20, 2020
It’s Wednesday, May twentieth. Here’s today’s round-up of news and tips from Consumer Reports—the independent, non-profit organization people trust for ratings, reviews, and news. On C-R-dot-org today: How to extend the shelf life of food, and CR’s picks for top-rated reliable and efficient S-U-Vs. Plus: Our complete guide to Memorial day weekend sales.
April 24, 2020
Here’s why getting a second fridge may make sense.
April 21, 2020
Here's what our experts say about choosing the right fabric for a face mask.
March 31, 2020
Bonus: It’ll help you shake off some cabin fever. For more on what consumers can do to stay safe as the novel coronavirus spreads, visit cr.org/covid19
March 30, 2020
You can still support local businesses while practicing social distancing. For more coronavirus news and advice, head to cr.org/covid19
March 24, 2020
Skip the grocery trip and head to the pantry.
March 23, 2020
A few things to get done around the house. Plus, for more info about COVID-19, head to cr.org/covid19.
March 17, 2020
A helpful cleaning tool for your home arsenal.
March 13, 2020
--Episode Description: Just because the store is out of disinfecting wipes doesn’t mean you can’t clean.-- It’s Friday, March thirteenth. Here’s today’s round-up of news and tips from Consumer Reports—the independent, non-profit organization people trust for ratings, reviews, and news. On C-R-dot-org today: What to do if you think you have CO-vid-nineteen, the best infant car seats of the year, and great deals on electronics this weekend.
March 2, 2020
It does not involve wearing a mask.
February 28, 2020
How to Make the Most of This Protein-Packed Snack.
February 24, 2020
We think these safety features should be standard on all vehicles.
February 18, 2020
It might be time for your next checkup.
February 10, 2020
Our safety experts weigh in on flying with toddlers and young children.
February 7, 2020
Here’s why soap and water is better for cleaning at home.
February 3, 2020
What to keep in mind if you’re planning to travel.
January 23, 2020
It’s important to compare insurers’ rates annually to make sure you’re getting the best price.
January 21, 2020
Here are some flavorful substitutes that will leave you feeling satisfied.
January 17, 2020
While you may just be looking at account balances in your credit report, it’s important to check other information that could indicate identity theft.
January 14, 2020
Make yummy chicken wings and crispy fries with your convection range, wall oven or toaster oven.
January 13, 2020
For both OLED TVs and LCD sets, the advice is the same—and it’s simple.
January 7, 2020
If not treated properly, the flu could lead to even more serious illnesses. Here’s what to do if you or a family member gets sick.
January 3, 2020
If you’re trying to increase your intake of healthy foods this year, we’ve got a tip that will help you fill up on the good stuff.
December 31, 2019
A simple New Year’s Eve tip to keep your floor stain-free into 2020.
December 30, 2019
Automakers and dealers are eager to make 2019 sales goals.
December 27, 2019
The post-holiday clean up time has arrived.
December 26, 2019
Make sure your new tech toy is showing you its best picture.
December 20, 2019
There's no guarantee that airline-provided pillows are clean.
December 13, 2019
Order on this day to get your gifts shipped free by December 24th.
December 4, 2019
The plastic in your wallet comes with benefits that can keep you from spending too much green.
November 27, 2019
--EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Before the Black Friday rush, do your research to see if you should purchase any additional protection for that new large appliance.-- It’s Wednesday, November twenty-seventh. Here’s today’s round-up of news and tips from Consumer Reports—the independent, non-profit organization people trust for ratings, reviews, and news. Today on C-R-dot-org: The best stick vacuums of the year, and great Black Friday deals on headphones.
November 8, 2019
Not every free trial ends up being free. Here’s one way to sort the bad offers from the good.
November 1, 2019
How to give and what to give: Tips for making sure your donation is effective.
October 29, 2019
Fish is loaded with nutrients crucial to healthy aging, but it can be expensive. Here's how to save.
October 25, 2019
How to keep goblins, ghouls, and tricksters from wrecking your car's paint job on Halloween night.
October 22, 2019
Keep your coffee fresh, whether you’re grinding beans in the next few days or saving them for a little longer.
October 18, 2019
A toaster oven is a versatile appliance, but there’s a fine line between browned and burnt when you use one.
October 17, 2019
This suppertime favorite is even better for you after it cools off.
October 15, 2019
It’s Tuesday, October fifteenth. Here’s today’s round-up of news and tips from Consumer Reports—the independent, non-profit organization people trust for ratings, reviews, and news. Today on C-R-dot-org: Smart strategies for building or rebuilding your credit, the quietest leaf blowers in our tests, and how to have a healthy halloween.
October 11, 2019
Dead tree limbs can damage your home or property in winter storms.
October 9, 2019
It's the most important thing you can do to protect yourself from the flu this year.
October 8, 2019
Trying to cut down on your electric bill? We tell you what kind of refrigerator to look for to save on energy. Plus, this vegetable is healthier cooked.
October 7, 2019
You don’t need to buy new appliances to save energy while doing laundry. Here’s one way to cut down on drying time.
October 1, 2019
You might think cooking zaps nutrients from food, but for some veggies, the opposite is true.
September 23, 2019
When it comes to food labels, there are a lot of confusing terms. We break down the meaning behind one deli meat claim.
September 20, 2019
It’s the perfect time to get your house in order before winter arrives. Here’s one chore you should check off your list now.
September 12, 2019
Every year, Apple shows off a trove of shiny new devices. Here's what's next to arrive in stores.
September 10, 2019
Letting go of a beloved vehicle can be tough, but if a car has become too expensive to maintain—or unsafe to drive—it's time to say goodbye.
September 9, 2019
CR's expert tasters face two burgers, both alike in consistency to meat, but not actually made with meat at all. Which one is closest to the real thing?
September 6, 2019
--EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Tariffs on certain products imported from China may make them more expensive, but there are ways to minimize the impact on your shopping. -- It’s Friday September sixth. Here’s today’s round-up of news and tips from Consumer Reports—the independent, non-profit organization people trust for ratings, reviews, and news. Today on C-R-dot-org: The best drip coffee makers in our tests and what automakers are doing to prevent hot car deaths.
September 5, 2019
--EPISODE DESCRIPTION: We discovered a crucial privacy setting was missing from some Facebook accounts. Now the company is moving to make it right. -- It’s Thursday, September fifth. Here’s today’s round-up of news and tips from Consumer Reports—the independent, non-profit organization people trust for ratings, reviews, and news.
September 4, 2019
If someone calls you up offering a medical device to help you feel better, watch out—it’s probably a scam.
September 3, 2019
Having your phone battery die can make for a dire situation—especially in an emergency. Here are a few hacks for prolonging your battery life.
September 2, 2019
A simple side for your Labor Day cookout. Plus, how much charcoal to use in your grill.
August 30, 2019
Night time is the right time to keep the sound down. We tell you how to hush your smart speaker after the kids have gone to bed.
August 29, 2019
Summer is hot; high electric bills are not. But don't sweat it! Our experts have a few tips to help you lower your costs.
August 26, 2019
On National Dog Day, we share a tip for keeping your pup cool when the weather gets hot. Plus, what you can skip when packing up with college-bound kids.
August 23, 2019
Not all air purifiers are equal, especially when it comes to removing smoke particulates from the air. Here are the features to look for.
June 28, 2019
--EPISODE DESCRIPTION: Your smart speaker can do more than entertain toddlers with endless renditions of "Baby Shark." We share one way to get more out of your smart speaker. -- It’s Friday, June twenty-eighth. Here’s today’s round-up of news and tips from Consumer Reports—the independent, non-profit organization people trust for ratings, reviews, and news. Today on C-R-dot-org: how to get the most out of your blender, and secrets to credit score success.
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