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Consumer Reports: Cutting Teen Car Insurance CostsGetting a driver’s license is a big milestone for teenagers and their families. But along with that is the worry of rocketing insurance premiums.
Angie's List Highlights Current Bathroom TrendsYour bathroom can say a lot about you as a homeowner. Angie's List has a look at some of the current trends that are here to stay.
Consumer Reports Releases Results Of First iPhone 6S TestsThousands of people are playing with their new iPhone 6S and 6S. So are testers in Consumer Reports’ labs.
Angie's List: Tips For Hiring Right Contractor The First Time Talk to homeowners who've remodeled and most may tell you how hard it was to find the right contractor or provide stories about what went wrong.
New Chip Credit Card Technology Behind Schedule In Getting Implemented In U.S.Instead of swiping credit cards, Americans will soon dip or feed their card.
Consumer Reports Tests, Rates Gas, Electric & Battery-Powered Leaf BlowersWith fall cleanup looming, it’s that time of year when people are buying leaf blowers.
Angie's List: Exposing Extra Materials ScamsExtra of something can be a good thing, as in extra time to complete a project or extra credit.
Consumer Reports Warns About Tick Dangers In AutumnYou may think your risk of getting Lyme disease ends when the weather starts to cool, but by fall, adult ticks have had more time to become infected with disease-causing bacteria.
Angie’s List: Deck Collapse DangersEvery year we hear about decks collapsing and injuring - or even killing - several people. These aren't isolated incidents.
U.S. Consumer Prices Fell 0.1 Percent In AugustU.S. consumer prices edged down in August, marking the first decline in seven months and fueled by a big drop in gasoline prices.
Consumer Reports Tests Variety Of Countertops For DurabilityKitchen countertops can cost thousands of dollars, so you want them to last a long time.
More Than 27,500 Dodge Darts Being RecalledFiat Chrysler is recalling more than 27,500 Dodge Darts worldwide.