Heavily advertised prescription sleep drugs such as Ambien and Lunesta are sold with the promise of a good night’s rest.
What's really bugging us about preparing and filing our tax returns? Consumer Reports' Tax Gripe-o-Meter highlights a few of our biggest gripes, including fears that someone will steal our identity and grab our refunds; concerns our returns won't make it to the IRS; annoyance about late refunds; and worry about a potential tax audit.
Q. Does eating more slowly lead to eating less? A. It can, especially if you’re not overweight or obese.
By the end of the decade, Mercedes-Benz will launch its first ever pickup truck. Yes, a real get-dirty midsized truck with a three-pointed star in its grille.
Back in 2007, Consumer Reports put out a call for stories about the health insurance coverage problems that consumers were facing.
Who hasn’t wished to strengthen the charging cord of a cellphone, tablet, or laptop that’s begun to fray?
Tax-related identity theft can turn your life upside down and take years to resolve. I know, because it happened to me several years ago, after someone submitted an electronic tax return—days before I filed—containing personal information about me and my family, and a bogus return address.
It’s seemingly never the off-season for the National Football League. About two weeks after Super Bowl XLIX, the league held its scouting combine—essentially highly scrutinized workouts for college players hoping to be picked in the league’s annual draft, itself another multiday televised bonanza that this year kicks off on April 30.
Small SUVs make up the fastest-growing vehicle segment on the market. It's no wonder: These right-sized crossovers promise an affordable combination of commanding ride height, spend-thrift fuel economy, interior versatility, all-weather capabilities, and parking-lot-friendly footprint.
Consumer Reports' engineers are already pouring over T-Mobile versions of the Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, the company's brand new flagship phone, and edgier sibling, the curve-screened Samsung Galaxy S6 edge.
Starting difficulties are a chief gripe with gasoline-powered lawn mowers, and the need to maintain the machines also a common complaint.
When it comes to energy-saving lightbulbs, LEDs and CFLs spring to mind. But what about halogen bulbs?
Mazda’s midsized family sedan is refreshed for 2016, building upon its attractive styling, agile handling, and impressive fuel economy.
With just a few weeks left of tax-season 2015, here are a few actions worth taking to save you money on 2014 taxes, jumpstart savings for you or a relative, or possibly get a tax break on health coverage for 2015.
Amid the stress of switching jobs, people often forget to shift the money in their old 401(k) to their new employer.
With its recent product announcements and HBO Now exclusive deal, Apple has been in the news of late.
The odometer is a great gauge of how much the Consumer Reports auto-testing team enjoys the cars we review.
Ford has pulled the wraps off the U.S. version of the smoking-hot Focus RS hatchback, just days ahead of its New York International Auto Show debut.
If you’re a Costco member, you probably know a thing or two about saving a buck. But there are ways to cut costs even further at the ubiquitous warehouse club, with its nearly 700 locations worldwide.
The BMW i3 earned one of the highest scores of any electric car when we tested it. But it gave us a few disconcerting moments when we were driving it this past fall.