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RWJF and Consumer Reports’ HealthTaxCreditTool.org Explains New Financial Help Available to Pay for Health Insurance Costs

March 25th, 2014
RWJF and Consumer Reports’ HealthTaxCreditTool.org Explains New Financial Help Available to Pay for Health Insurance Costs In most states, families of four earning up to $94k annually may be eligible for financial...

4 ways getting more sleep keeps you healthier

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February 4th, 2014
4 ways getting more sleep keeps you healthier Yes, poor sleep leaves you groggy, sluggish, and accident prone. But did you know that getting the recommended amount of sleep—7 to 8 hours a night—can boost...

Find the flooring you want with this matching tool

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February 4th, 2014
Find the flooring you want with this matching tool Major paint manufacturers commonly offer online tools and smart phone apps that let you take a photo of a color you like and match it to the paint maker’s...

New health law can help, no matter what you might have heard

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February 4th, 2014
New health law can help, no matter what you might have heard The latest tracking poll from the Kaiser Family Foundation shows that the new health law has become more unpopular in the last month—even though...

Best and worst new cars

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February 4th, 2014
Best and worst new cars Not all cars are created equal, and we have the data to prove it. Of course, numbers can tell a variety of tales and we understand every consumer has different priorities. To that end, we have...

5 hottest performance cars at the Detroit Auto Show

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January 15th, 2014
5 hottest performance cars at the Detroit Auto Show At the Detroit auto show, we were struck by the diversity of high-performance machines being offered from across the globe. Every manufacturer, naturally, has their...

The best mattresses for back and side sleepers

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January 15th, 2014
The best mattresses for back and side sleepers In 2012, Americans spent an astounding $32.4 billion on sleep-related aids, according to the Wall Street Journal. Searching for a better way, the reporter tried four...

Chrysler fills Detroit garage with muscle cars

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January 15th, 2014
Chrysler fills Detroit garage with muscle cars I set out to do an overall muscle-car summary of all the hot Detroit horsepower here at the show. But I got so carried away with my notes on Mopars that I kind of forgot...

Can I use my Medicaid money to buy a private health plan?

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January 15th, 2014
Can I use my Medicaid money to buy a private health plan? Q. I applied for insurance on my state’s marketplace and was told that because I’m eligible for Medicaid I can’t get financial help to buy...

Best tablets for kids

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January 15th, 2014
Best tablets for kids Tablets meant just for kids can come with some very grown-up features, as we discovered in our first review roundup last December. Now more and more of these child-centric Android tablets are...

How to eliminate annoying robocalls

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January 14th, 2014
How to eliminate annoying robocalls On a single day in mid-December, Nancy Duke’s phone rang three times with the same pre-recorded sales pitch. It claimed that the Elgin, Texas, resident could win $3,000 worth of...

5 cutting-edge TVs that will rock your world

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January 14th, 2014
5 cutting-edge TVs that will rock your world Covering a show such as last week's CES 2014 can be something of a double-edged sword: You get to see state-of-the-art products, generally months or years before they hit...

Federal court strikes down FCC's 'Open Internet' rules

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January 14th, 2014
Federal court strikes down FCC's 'Open Internet' rules The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit today struck down many of the Federal Communication Commission’s 2010 Open Internet rules...

Cleverest car tech innovations from CES

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January 14th, 2014
Cleverest car tech innovations from CES One of the best things about going to CES is the opportunity to see not just the latest technology the automakers have to offer, but what’s on tap from their suppliers too....

A cool minivan? Maybe.

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January 14th, 2014
A cool minivan? Maybe. It’s a conundrum we wish some automaker would solve: Family cars are rarely fun or stylish, and cool cars are rarely practical enough for American families. That’s why we were...