The so-called "Tech Support Scam" has been around for years, but a recent spike in complaints to the Problem Solvers suggests the crooks are acceleration their bogus operations and perhap modifying their approach.
Consumer Reports has advice on how to get rid of old electronics and salvage some cash while you do it just in time for Earth Day.
Maybe it's watery eyes, stuffy nose, hives or itchy skin. Whatever they may be, your symptoms have you wondering if you're allergic to something. Finding out isn't all that difficult.
Consumer Reports goes over ways to save money at the supermarket while shattering a misperception.
Consumer Reports tested more than 80 microwave ovens that go over the range.
Airlines always offer you some sort of compensation when they involuntarily bump you from your flight. But travel experts say in most cases what you get- is nowhere near what you're entitled to.
Tuesday is Tax Day and a number of companies – especially restaurants – will celebrate by offering Tax Day Freebies. Here are just a few of the many offers collected by DealNews.com:
2.7 million people saw a job posting for a 'director of operations' position, but just 24 applied. That's likely because of the brutal requirements.
Consumer Reports highlights a journal article that indicates how many people die every year from medical mistakes in hospitals.
Consumer Reports looked at six smart watches now on the market to see if any one of them is worth the money.
People who get migraines are often hypersensitive to light and other visual stimuli. And it seems, the color of that light can make a difference.
Consumer Reports found a lot of popular table syrup contains a chemical that could cause cancer.
Consumer Reports shows you why food that you might think is healthy really isn't.
Despite earlier alerts, IRS imposters continue to steal millions by calling taxpayers on the phone and threatening jail time if delinquent taxes are not paid immediately. Even if you're savvy, think of friends, family, neighbors and others in your community who might be fooled by these clever creeps. Spread the word that IRS agents do not call you with threats. They do not use other law enforcement to threaten you. They don't text your cell phone or send unsolicited emails. Bottom line: hang up on all threatening calls, delete all unsolicited emails, and notify the U. S. Treasury Inspector about any scam attempts.
Consumer Reports put more than 40 high-performance tires through their paces to find the best.