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Is Hawaii your frequent flyer award dream? Hawaii is something of a Holy Grail of frequent flyer award destinations: Beautiful beaches, warm ocean breezes, an exotic tropical paradise. But if the Aloha State is your… Read more

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Is the new Jeep Renegade a real Jeep? Most car companies would love to have a brand like Jeep. Rooted in wartime history and celebrating the pastime of off-roading, the brand’s appeal spans all incomes and ages. Need… Read more

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How to stay safe on exercise equipment The sudden death of Silicon Valley executive Dave Goldberg is a tragic reminder of how dangerous exercise equipment can be. The 47-year-old Goldberg, who was on vacation with… Read more

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Bed Bath & Beyond tightens return policy Bed Bath & Beyond may be recognizable for those signature blue 20 percent-off coupons that routinely show up in your mailbox, but the home and decor chain is equally… Read more

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8 products on deep discount in May Consumer Reports analysts track prices all year-round, so we can tell you when things are at their deepest discounts, month by month. If you crave a new MP3 player, carpeting, or a… Read more

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A genetic test for eye vitamins? If you have macular degeneration, can a simple genetic test taken with a cheek swab accurately determine which eye vitamins are best for you? Some eye doctors are telling their patients… Read more

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Apple Watch comes out tops in Consumer Reports smartwatch tests We’ve been spot-testing smartwatches for a while now, but the with the arrival of the Apple Watch, the category has catapulted into mainstream status… Read more

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Watch out for tax-season robocall scams The phone message literally scared me silly. An official-sounding voice purporting to represent the IRS claimed I owed money on my taxes and that I had to pay immediately or risk… Read more

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Warren Buffett’s Woodstock, 2015 edition The premier event of the weekend may have taken place not in not Las Vegas or Kentucky, but Omaha, Nebraska where Berkshire Hathaway’s annual meeting is… Read more

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Take the guesswork out of mower maintenance Keeping track of when to change the oil, sharpen the blades, or replace the filters of your riding mower used to be a combination of checking the mower’s hour meter and… Read more

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Picking a paint palette you can live with for years Susan Hable approaches color as a textile designer and artist, not an interior designer, and is the author of the recently published “A Colorful Home: Create… Read more

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Luggage and accessories that make great Mother’s Day gifts A new piece of luggage or two for Mother’s Day is a gift that will endure for years. And with frequently changing airline luggage rules and fees…. Read more

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No-brainer backups Have you backed up your computer lately? That question seems to strike fear into the hearts of many computer users. Yet backing up is crucial to protecting the data you store on your computer, from… Read more

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Driving the 2016 Hyundai Tucson You can’t really call it a comeback. The Hyundai Tucson never had a summit from which to fall. Rather, it spent the last decade traversing a plateau of mediocrity. But early… Read more

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5 Mother’s Day gifts that will entertain Mom all year long Treat one of the moms in your life (or all of them!) to a Mother’s Day gift that will bring enjoyment all year long: a speaker, headphones, camera, tablet, or… Read more