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Senators Schatz & Brown Introduce Bill to Improve Credit Report Accuracy and Give Consumers Right to Free Credit Score Every Year

April 10th, 2014
Senators Schatz & Brown Introduce Bill to Improve Credit Report Accuracy and Give Consumers Right to Free Credit Score Every Year Consumers Union Issues New Policy Brief On Why Reforms Are Needed WASHINGTON,...

Amica, USAA, & Auto-Owners Among Top Home Insurance Companies in New Survey

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April 4th, 2014
Amica, USAA, & Auto-Owners Among Top Home Insurance Companies in New Survey Plus, tips for winning a home insurance claim and five ways to save on a policy YONKERS, NY ― A home insurance policy is a must to...

New Test Methodology for Evaluating Infant Child Car Seats

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April 3rd, 2014
New Test Methodology for Evaluating Infant Child Car Seats New protocol raises the bar to provide consumers with improved safety ratings; Five best infant seats, three “Best Buys,” plus tips for...

Honda & Toro Top Consumer Reports Latest Lawn Mower Ratings

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April 2nd, 2014
Honda & Toro Top Consumer Reports Latest Lawn Mower Ratings Results of lawn mower, tractor, string trimmer, & leaf blower testing part of comprehensive guide to getting the best lawn ever—Plus, five ways to...

Honda & Toro Top Consumer Reports Latest Lawn Mower Ratings

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April 2nd, 2014
Honda & Toro Top Consumer Reports Latest Lawn Mower Ratings Results of lawn mower, tractor, string trimmer, & leaf blower testing part of comprehensive guide to getting the best lawn ever—Plus, five ways to...

Wegmans, Trader Joe’s, Publix, Costco & Sprouts Top Consumer Reports Supermarket Ratings

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March 26th, 2014
Wegmans, Trader Joe’s, Publix, Costco & Sprouts Top Consumer Reports Supermarket Ratings While Walmart, America’s largest grocer is lowest scoring in subscriber survey.  Plus, consumers’...

Consumer Reports Reveals the Best Used Cars and Ones to Avoid

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March 25th, 2014
Consumer Reports Reveals the Best Used Cars and Ones to Avoid Used Car Standouts from the 2004 through 2013 Model Years YONKERS, NY — With prices at historic highs – even for models with high mileage and...

Consumers Union praises EPA's Tier 3 rules to reduce air pollution with cleaner gasoline, cleaner cars

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March 25th, 2014
Consumers Union praises EPA's Tier 3 rules to reduce air pollution with cleaner gasoline, cleaner cars WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy arm of Consumer Reports, praised the Tier 3...

Consumers Union Applauds Move to Make Nutrition Facts Label More Consumer Friendly

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March 25th, 2014
Consumers Union Applauds Move to Make Nutrition Facts Label More Consumer Friendly WASHINGTON – First Lady Michelle Obama and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) today announced new proposals to update the...

CFPB Calls On Credit Card Companies to Provide Consumers Free Access to Credit Scores

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March 25th, 2014
CFPB Calls On Credit Card Companies to Provide Consumers Free Access to Credit Scores WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced today an increased focus on credit reporting as it...

Consumers Union Urges Regulators to Take a Closer Look at Comcast/Netflix Deal

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March 25th, 2014
Consumers Union Urges Regulators to Take a Closer Look at Comcast/Netflix Deal Group Also Highlights Concerns that Comcast May Have Violated Terms of NBC Universal Deal WASHINGTON — Consumers Union, the policy and...

2014 Car Brand Report Cards: Acura & Audi Jump to Join Lexus at the Head of the Class

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March 25th, 2014
2014 Car Brand Report Cards: Acura & Audi Jump to Join Lexus at the Head of the Class YONKERS, NY — Luxury brands rule the roost this year as Acura and Audi moved up a few spots to join Lexus with the top three...

Ram 1500 & Tesla Model S among New Winners in Consumer Reports’ 2014 Top Picks List

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March 25th, 2014
Ram 1500 & Tesla Model S among New Winners in Consumer Reports’ 2014 Top Picks List Ram 1500 pickup first Chrysler model to make list in 16 years YONKERS, NY — In its annual Top Picks list, Consumer...

Money-Saving Fixes to Make Makeup Last Longer

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March 25th, 2014
Money-Saving Fixes to Make Makeup Last Longer Experts dish out tips and advice on how to get the most from makeup favorites YONKERS, NY — There’s no reason to send a broken lipstick or cracked eye shadow into...

Consumers Union Opposes Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger, Citing Serious Concerns About Pricing and Service

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March 25th, 2014
Consumers Union Opposes Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger, Citing Serious Concerns About Pricing and Service WASHINGTON, D.C. — Comcast has proposed a deal to buy Time Warner Cable, a mega-merger that would combine...