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Where to get free Medicare advice If you have a complicated question about Medicare, or just want some help talking through your options, you should take advantage of the free one-on-one counseling available through… Read more

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Tricks for getting the most from your credit cards when holiday shopping While you may be focused on figuring out what you’ll be for Halloween, the frightening truth is that the holiday shopping season is here. So… Read more

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Don’t let a ladder be your downfall Whether it’s cleaning your gutters or hanging holiday decorations, you might have to climb a ladder to get the job done this fall. But be careful: Nearly 200,000 emergency-room… Read more

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Cordless outdoor yard gear gets a power makeover Cordless-electric outdoor power equipment got a bad rap when it was first introduced because some machines didn’t measure up. But if you haven’t considered cordless… Read more

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Beginner’s guide to wireless routers If you’re shopping for a new wireless router, chances are your old one stopped working, or you want to upgrade to get better performance when you stream movies, play online… Read more

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD7 Kids Edition is not just for kids Amazon’s recent product announcement included its first tablet just for children, the Fire HD Kids Edition. This standard 6- or 7-inch Fire HD tablet comes… Read more

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Batteries that last when you need them When you’re making your list and checking it twice, don’t forget to add AA batteries. This popular battery type powers many of the toys, game controllers, and other… Read more

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Is your hospital safe when disaster strikes? When Superstorm Sandy knocked out power throughout coastal New Jersey and New York on Oct. 29, 2012, nowhere was the terror more palpable than in the darkened hallways and… Read more

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Droid Turbo speeds onto the scene with a near-immortal battery The Droid Turbo smart phone, a Motorola-made Verizon exclusive, offers an appealing all-star collection of today’s most advanced smart phone features,… Read more

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FTC sues AT&T over cellular throttling The FTC has sued AT&T Mobility in federal court, claiming that the company misled millions of customers with grandfathered “unlimited” cellular data plans. AT&T stopped… Read more

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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