Here’s a paradox: If you’re young and eager to complete a college degree, the expenses can be crushing.
A recent report by the U.S. Census Bureau underlines the challenges women have not only in earning a decent living, but also in financing retirement.
The last thing you want after spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars on a designer wedding gown or any other product is to find out it's a not-so-fabulous fake.
If you’re a fan of Cheerios, you’ve probably wondered whether you should try one of the (mostly) cheaper store brands.
Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus hit stores today. Consumer Reports buys the products we evaluate just like ordinary consumers do, without revealing our identities.
If you’ve got a beef with a business, you might go to an online review site such as Yelp, Angie’s List, or TripAdvisor and tell readers about your bad experience.
Almost all of the major camera companies have introduced at least one advanced camera—either an SLR, a mirrorless SLR-like, or an advanced point-and-shoot—at this year’s giant photography show, Photokina, in Cologne, Germany.
Shimmying beneath the stunning BMW i8’s gullwing doors, and with a vivid blue light show waiting inside, you could be forgiven for a "Back to the Future" flashback.
MTD, maker of Cub Cadet, Troy-Bilt and other outdoor-gear brands, seems to be going all-out to woo anyone considering a lawn tractor in the coming year.
If you believe that a robot uprising is in our future or that 3D printing will revolutionize manufacturing, you might be tempted to make a little money from it.
Spending a few thousand bucks on a refrigerator will get you all the latest bells and whistles, including a state-of-the-art ice-and-water dispenser, LED theater lighting, French-door styling, and a door-in-door compartment.
The days may be getting shorter, and fall is just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean you have to keep your convertible top up until spring.
Does your relationship with your financial adviser leave you with a nagging case of buyer’s remorse? Do you sense that somehow you should be getting more—but you’re not sure what?
On Sept. 20 and 21—that's this weekend!—the World Maker Faire descends on New York City. It's a festival featuring all things made by hand, from handcrafts to sophisticated science projects, a real treat for DIYers.
Work seemed to stop at the Consumer Reports Auto Test Center when the all-new 2015 Ford Mustang arrived at the track.
Adults have been worried about kids watching too much TV since, well, forever. But it really is different now that we are all surrounded by screens nearly all the time—televisions, tablets, computers, smart phones, and gaming devices.
If you've been thinking about investing in a juicer, join the club. Sales of this small appliance surged more than 25 percent last year, and social media is, well, atwitter with juice enthusiasts swapping favorite recipes for reaping vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients from freshly squeezed fruits and vegetables.
If you're an iPhone user who's not in the market for the new iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, there is still and upgrade waiting for you.
Amazon today launched its lowest-priced tablet yet, which also happens to be the smallest we’ve seen so far.
The arrival of a new version of an iconic automobile is greeted with equal measures of glee and dread.