"A radical change is coming to the way major credit cards work."

The credit cards that dominate the spending habits of so many consumers, from companies that range from Mastercard to Visa and even Apple with its Apple Card, are slowly changing the look and feel tha

Oily Fish Consumption and more...

"Oily Fish Consumption Tied to Lower Type 2 Diabetes Risk."Use of fish oil supplements over time also tied to lower diabetes risk.onsumption

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"Financial Toolkit: How to Survive the COVID-19 Recession."

COVID-19 has decimated many sectors of the U.S. economy, and while we all hope for a speedy recovery, the unfortunate reality is millions of Americans will struggle financially for the foreseeable fut

"Where to Get Good, Free Financial Advice Now."

How to find financial advisers offering pro bono help in the pandemic.“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will alway

How to Use Your Dishwasher

CR helps you get most out of enhanced features and state-of-the-art techOn the outside, dishwashers look pretty much the

"Baby Boomers Look to Senior Concierge Services to Raise Income."

"Baby Boomers Look to Senior Concierge Services to Raise Income."In her 40 years as a photographer in the Denver area, Jill Kaplan did not think she would need her social work degree.But when it be

"Retailers Ask Congress Not to Pass a Consumer Consumption Tax."

Retailers Ask Congress Not to Shift Tax Burden to ConsumersThe National Retail Federation today urged Congress to focus on updating the existing federal income tax system through com

How Schools Can Get Children to Eat Their Vegetables...

Researchers have discovered that a few small tricks can make a big difference.We try haranguing. We try pleading. We try bribing. But we still can’t get children to eat their vegetables.Now schoo

"Why Healthy Food Doesn't Have to Cost More."

We often assume that more expensive grocery items are better for us. Here's how to shift your thinking.When shopping for groceries and trying to decide between two items—say, brands of granola bar

They say: "It will soon be illegal to punish customers who criticize businesses online"

Consumer Review Fairness Act bans customer gag clauses, awaits Obama signature.Congress has passed a law protecting the right of US consumers to post negative online reviews without fear of retaliat

They say: "Energy drinks linked to hepatitis in new case study."

Most of us have consumed energy drinks at one point or another, either because of a looming deadline or during a fun night out. Although energy drinks are often perceived as harmless, a new case repor