Here’s some good news for anyone who needs a federal student loan to go to college. On July 1, the fixed rates for new federal loans – Stafford and PLUS loans – will adjust. And those rates are going down.
More people than ever are using their smartphones while driving. Consumer Reports looks at some new systems designed to let you use your phone while keeping your eyes on the road.
Though antibiotics have saved millions of lives over the years, their overuse and misuse are contributing to the growth of drug-resistant bacteria. Consumer Reports says patients and doctors both have a role to play in stopping superbugs.
A lot of products say they can help you keep pesky mosquitoes away. Consumer Reports looked at several options that don't require you to spray chemicals on yourself or your kids.
Lawmakers could start voting as early as Monday night on a $16.1 billion transportation revenue package that includes an 11.9-cent gas tax increase that would be phased in over two years.
A local woman says all she wanted was a free sample of face cream. But the free sample morphed into unwanted products and more than $400 on her credit card.
Buy a car and there's a good chance you'll get hit with what's called a "documentation fee.” This is an extra charge, often hundreds of dollars, that supposedly covers the dealership's cost to handle the paperwork for that purchase.
Smart appliances can help you with a lot of tasks, but Consumer Reports warns any Internet-connected device is at risk of being viewed by strangers.
Sunscreen is an important part of keeping your skin from wrinkling. Consumer Reports tested six brands designed especially for your face.
We don't hear all that much about it, but financial elder abuse is a serious and growing crime in this country. It's estimated that seniors lose more than $3 billion each year to financial exploitation.
Consumer Reports testers pushed more than 100 lawn mowers more than 50 miles to find out which is the best fit for your yard.
If you're having trouble hearing conversations on your cell phone, you do have options. Consumer Reports took a look into HD Voice.
More than a third of the adults in this country (35 percent) have never checked any of their credit reports. And that's not good.
Teenage drivers are far more likely to be involved in a fatal car crash than others. Consumer Reports looked at some relatively inexpensive cars that can help them stay safe on the road.
Criminals are able to trick Americans out of millions of dollars every year. Consumer Reports looks at the latest ploys -- and how you can avoid them.