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Tell bogus travel clubs to take a hike Judging by recent state actions, travel club fraud is alive and well. Last month, the Illinois attorney general filed a lawsuit against a Kansas-based company and two of its… Read more

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3 winning leaf cleanup strategies It’s time to break out the rakes and blowers to get rid of all those leaves. But don’t despair, the solution to getting some leaf relief may be as close as your garage or shed…. Read more

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Visit the national parks for free If you love the great outdoors, few wonders can match the grandeur of America’s National Parks. From Acadia in Maine to Zion in Utah, there are 401 parks that belong on the bucket… Read more

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Consumers Unwittingly Equate “Natural” With No GMOs Survey Finds 64 Percent of People Think “Natural” Means No GMOs; Virtually All Samples of Tested Products with Only “Natural” Label… Read more

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Where GMOs hide in your food More than 70 percent of Americans say they don’t want genetically modified organisms in their food, according to a recent Consumer Reports National Research Center survey of 1,000… Read more

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Best coffee blends in the grocery store and online When it comes to coffee, big names don’t guarantee great flavor. Brands like Folgers and Maxwell House didn’t stand up to specialty brands such as Allegro and Stumptown… Read more

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Muse EEG headband promises to boost your relaxation and concentration Have you been feeling stressed out, possibly because you’re too tightly tethered to your tech devices? Well, the answer could be even more… Read more

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What the color of your front door says about you Whether you’re “practical and strong minded,” or a “restless spirit,” there’s a front door color that’ll capture your… Read more

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You don’t have to live with crummy TV sound Does your TV’s picture rock you like a hurricane, but its sound is more like a gentle rainfall? Pumping it up with a sound bar speaker has become an increasingly popular sonic… Read more

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How do I stop robocalls and telemarketers? Q. We were delighted to use the phone number Consumer Reports published to eliminate robocalls; we’re pretty sure it worked, too. But how do I get real people to stop… Read more

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For tablets, LEDs, lawn mowers, water heaters, and more, the best deal costs more Decades of testing products in our labs have taught us that price and quality don’t always go hand in hand. In many cases we find… Read more

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Original Cheerios tops its spinoffs for nutrition Cheerios and Special K are two cereal brands that carry big, shiny health halos—Cheerios for its “heart healthy” image and Special K for its emphasis… Read more

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Protect yourself from surprise out-of-network medical bills Getting medical care from a doctor, hospital, or lab outside of your plan’s provider network can run up ruinous medical bills. But you can be blindsided by… Read more

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For-profit colleges need greater oversight to protect students from financial harm TV and Web ads promoting for-profit colleges paint a rosy picture of higher education and good jobs. But some of these schools might not… Read more

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Latest news about the Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Apple tends to create a lot of buzz, whether the company is announcing new products, shipping them to consumers, or once in a while, dealing with a possible product… Read more