Q. If my computer already has a virus, are the antivirus software programs that you recommend good, or is there another way to clean it up?
Q. My 18-year-old daughter is new to banking and credit. She knows to pay off any credit-card balances each month.
Q. I read your most recent mattress reviews with great interest. Some manufacturers put the pillow top only on one side and claim that the mattress doesn’t need flipping.
Giving the family chariot a thorough cleaning inside and out is not just a good way to protect your investment, but it’ll make the car a nicer place to be on those long drives to vacation spots.
Q. “The surprising dangers of CT scans and X-rays" led me to review the schedule of my own dental X-rays.
Q. I’ll be staying in hotels this summer. How can I check for bed bugs? A. To avoid the tiny bloodsuckers—which hide in hotel mattresses, box springs, and upholstered furniture—put your luggage in the bathroom and inspect bedding and furniture before you unpack.
About 33.8 million vehicles, made by 11 different automakers, have been recalled to replace frontal airbags on the driver’s side or passenger’s side, or both.
Last fall Ohio-based shoe retailer DSW agreed to pay seven former managers and about 100 other employees a total of $900,000 to settle an age discrimination lawsuit.
Want to feel less safe when behind the wheel? Let your mind chew on these stats from an AT&T survey released earlier this week on smartphone use while driving: 61 percent of drivers admit to texting when driving, 33 percent check email, 27 percent use Facebook, and 14 percent are on Twitter.
Talk about infuriating. More than half of Americans storm out of a store or without making a purchase or hang up the phone without resolving their problem because of poor customer service. There's no disputing that finding help can be a nightmare.
On average, 37 children die of heat stroke each year after being left in a hot car, according to KidsAndCars.org.
Memorial Day weekend may be known for commemorating fallen heroes, barbecues, parades, and road trips, but it can also be a great time to buy a new car.
Co-pays and deductibles can gobble up a lot of cash every year. Even with good insurance, you’re probably paying more for medical bills than you’d like.
Who wouldn’t appreciate some extra help with the vacuuming before the guests arrive? Robotic vacuums such as the six we’ve tested won’t clean carpets as well as your average upright or canister, but those vacuums can’t push themselves around.
Summer may not officially begin for a few weeks, but Memorial Day is the unofficial start of sunburn season.
It's been almost 40 years since the first U.S.-built Volkswagen Rabbit rolled off an assembly line in Westmoreland, Pa., forever changing the definition of “American car.” During those four decades, the automotive industry has increasingly become a global enterprise, with automakers and their suppliers grabbing parts from all over the world, then building and selling those polyglot vehicles in as many countries as possible.
Holiday weekends are a great time to check out sales at the home center and this Memorial Day weekend is no exception.
With the drought in California stretching into a fourth year, residents may be running out of ways to cut their water use.
When it comes to luggage, ConsumerReports.org subscribers are a pretty happy bunch. Of 7,000 luggage-owning respondents to a recent luggage survey* conducted by the Consumer Reports National Research Center, 61 percent of said they did not have any issues with their primary piece of luggage, and 78 percent said they are “completely to very” (highly) satisfied.
Memorial Day weekend signals the start of summer fun, and that means you'll probably be spending more time outdoors.