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Consumer Reports: Super Snack Bars

The most overcrowded section of your grocery store these days may well be the snack bar aisle. Sales are on the rise with 20 percent of Americans saying they munch at least one bar a day, according to Mintel Market Research.

01/20/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Big Screens Ahead Of Your Super Bowl Party

If you’re buying a TV for your Super Bowl party at home, Consumer Reports says a screen that’s at least 50 inches or larger is a good size for a crowd.

01/15/2015

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Consumers Reports Tests LED Light Bulbs

LED bulbs promise to last anywhere from 23 to 46 years and thanks to electronic circuitry and semi-conductor chips, they have the potential to do more than just turn on and off.

01/06/2015

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Consumer Reports: Best Treadmills & Ellipticals

You want to exercise, but can’t find the time. That’s one of the most common reasons people skip their workouts.

01/01/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Double-A Batteries

Now that all of the Christmas gifts are opened, you might be in need of some batteries for those gadgets. Double-As are still the most popular size.

12/26/2014

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Consumer Reports: Top Stick Vacs

Need a quick pick-me-up to keep your house looking nice for the holidays? Three new, lightweight stick vacuums from Shark and Dyson not only promise to do the trick but also claim to be as good or better than full-sized vacuum

12/25/2014

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Consumer Reports: Naughty And Nice Company Return Policies

Just in time for the holidays, Consumer Reports is out with its Naughty and Nice List, an annual look at company policies that are consumer-friendly, and some that are not.

12/25/2014

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Consumer Reports: Money-Saving Wardrobe Fixes

Don’t toss your favorite clothing or shoes without giving them another chance. Consumer Reports ShopSmart says fabrics and leather can be easily renewed, saving you big bucks.

12/25/2014

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Consumer Reports: Tips To Make Charity Donations Count

For many, the holiday season is a time to give not only to friends and family, but also to those in need.

12/24/2014

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Consumer Reports: Why Gift Cards Make Bad Gifts

If the thought of braving holiday crowds at the mall is driving you to go for gift cards, you’re not alone.

12/23/2014

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Consumer Reports’ Tips For Holiday Shipping

In a recent survey, Consumer Reports asked 1,000 people about their shipping gripes and has some tips to help your boxes reach their destinations.

12/16/2014

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Consumer Reports: Best Places To Buy Electronics

From tablets to TVs to laptop computers, electronics are likely to be the hottest gifts this holiday season. Consumer Reports’ recent survey covering more than 42,000 electronics purchases can steer you to the best places to buy.

12/12/2014

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Consumer Reports Survey: 64% Say Outlets Offer Great Value

Consumer Reports has rated 53 of the biggest outlet stores for value and quality, based on a survey of almost 16,000 subscribers, and can help you bag the best bargains.

12/05/2014

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Consumer Reports: Getting The Best Value At Target, Walmart

Walmart and Target are known for value, but a good price is only key if you’re getting a good product.

11/24/2014

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Consumer Reports Tests OLED TVs

The head of Consumer Reports’ television testing says OLED is the best display technology out there, combining the best features of plasmas and LCDs.

11/19/2014

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