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The financial information you need to apply for health care coverage

November 18th, 2014
The financial information you need to apply for health care coverage Is applying for health care coverage on your holiday to-do list this year? If so, having the right financial documents on hand will make the process...

Why gift cards shouldn't top your holiday shopping list

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November 18th, 2014
Why gift cards shouldn't top your holiday shopping list New regulations over the last few years have made gift cards safer than ever. That's one reason why more people are choosing to give a gift card instead of say,...

New-school muscle cars dominate Talking Cars video podcast

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November 18th, 2014
New-school muscle cars dominate Talking Cars video podcast Brightly painted, stick-shift equipped, and V8-powered, our new Ford Mustang and Dodge Challenger are sweet treats in our normal healthy, high-fiber diet of...

Best small appliances for the big holiday dinner

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November 18th, 2014
Best small appliances for the big holiday dinner With a roast filling the oven and side dishes on every available burner, a holiday host can quickly run out of space to cook a meal and all the trimmings. But with some...

How much arsenic is in your rice?

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November 18th, 2014
How much arsenic is in your rice?  In late 2012 we released our original report on arsenic in rice, in which we found measurable levels in almost all of the 60 rice varieties and rice products we tested.  ...

Honda’s next-gen Fuel Cell Vehicle Concept gets closer to reality

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November 17th, 2014
Honda’s next-gen Fuel Cell Vehicle Concept gets closer to reality Honda has released new images of its coming fuel-cell concept vehicle from Japan. Dubbed creatively the FCV Concept, we last saw a version at the...

How to find health insurance for immigrant seniors

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November 17th, 2014
How to find health insurance for immigrant seniors Q. My 71-year-old mother-in-law recently immigrated to the U.S. to live with our family here in Michigan. Health insurance from my job takes care of me, my wife, and...

5 five-minute home repairs that cost only pennies

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November 17th, 2014
5 five-minute home repairs that cost only pennies Not every homeowner is born with the do-it-yourself gene. But even someone who's all thumbs can master a few simple home repairs and avoid calling the plumber or other...

Should you invest in more risk as you age?

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November 17th, 2014
Should you invest in more risk as you age? Whether or not you agree with the politics of former President George H.W. Bush, you have to admire the guy’s guts in old age. In June, to celebrate his 90th birthday, he...

Keep food poisoning off the menu

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November 17th, 2014
Keep food poisoning off the menu Food poisoning can strike any time of the year. But during the holiday season, when we’re often hur­riedly preparing meals that are larger than usual, it’s easy to become...

The Target Black Friday sale has the cheapest 40-inch 1080 we've seen so far

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November 17th, 2014
The Target Black Friday sale has the cheapest 40-inch 1080 we've seen so far We have to admit that Target isn't the first store we think of when it comes time to buy a new TV, but one of its Black Friday deals sure got...

6 ways to avoid a health crisis over the holidays

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November 17th, 2014
6 ways to avoid a health crisis over the holidays Getting sick over the winter holidays is common—and dangerous—for several reasons. First, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hannukah, and New Years all come smack in...

Best Black Friday deals on tablets

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November 17th, 2014
Best Black Friday deals on tablets Tablets are sure to be a hot gift this holiday season. Here’s a rundown of some of the best Black Friday deals at Target, Walmart, and Best Buy. If you shop at Target,...

Setback for Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and Softcard virtual wallets

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November 17th, 2014
Setback for Apple Pay, Google Wallet, and Softcard virtual wallets When Apple Pay was introduced this fall, Apple said shoppers could use its virtual wallet to pay for in-store purchases "at 220,000 stores. And...

'Counterfeit' tires pose consumer risk

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November 17th, 2014
'Counterfeit' tires pose consumer risk What began as a routine tire test became a journey through a maze of deception, finger-pointing, and a lack of accountability that in itself could prove dangerous if the product...