Consumer News

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.
Cardless ATMs Could Be Coming To Pittsburgh SoonATMs are everywhere, and customers use them 24-7 for cash withdrawals from their bank accounts.
Angie's List: Finding The Right PainterA good paint job can transform any home.
Keurig Teams Up With Campbell's To Offer Single-Serving SoupsHow would you like a hot cup of soup – straight from your coffee maker?