There's a lot to consider when picking a vet for your pet. What should you look for? I asked Dr. Marty Becker, a practicing veterinarian in northern Idaho who writes for Vetstreet.com.
Guess what's one of the fastest-growing employee benefits? Insurance for cats and dogs!
Most holiday shoppers focus on getting great prices. And that’s important. But don't forget to check the store's return policy before you buy that item.
While some retailers started offering Black Friday deals weeks before Thanksgiving, the retail industry is still focusing heavily on the actual Black Friday. At the same time, they expect a lot of you to pass on the door busting frenzy this year and spend the days after Thanksgiving shopping online. Merchants also know a lot of you want a deal regardless of what day it is.
A perfect roast turkey is a beautiful centerpiece at Thanksgiving. But be careful how you prepare it!
The hectic holiday season can be overwhelming for someone with Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia. All the noise and the people can be very unsettling.
With the holidays just around the corner, Consumer Reports has released its sixth annual Naughty and Nice list of consumer-friendly and not-so-friendly practices and policies at various companies.
November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month. Many of local shelters have reduced their adoption fees in order to find homes for these wonderful dogs and cats.
Even seasoned cooks get tripped up when it comes to Thanksgiving's main attraction. I joined Chef Tom Douglas at his state-of-the art cooking school, the Hot Stove Society, for some of his secrets to buying the right size of turkey, and getting an evenly cooked, flavorful bird.
Layaway is the simple way to buy holiday gifts when you don't have cash on hand and don't want to charge it. Before you sign up for a layaway plan, read and understand the store's policy:
When a tree comes down and you're desperate for help it's tempting to say yes to someone who knocks on the door with a chainsaw in hand. Don't do it - even if they offer what seems like a great price.
About 23,000 Americans die each year from antibiotic-resistant infections. The overuse of antibiotics in farm animals along with the conditions that animals are raised create an environment for bacteria to develop and spread. Resistant bacteria are turning up in the meat and seafood we eat.
Dinosaur claws inspired by the movie "Jurassic World" and a quick-folding trampoline are among the items on a consumer watchdog group's annual list of hazardous toys released Wednesday.
With cold and flu season here, a lot of us are using alcohol gel sanitizers to fight the germs. These hand sanitizers are typically 60 to 70 percent alcohol, but some can be as high as 90 percent. That can be a problem if a young child gets ahold of it.
Leo and Alice Stull got hit with ID theft in May. The thief went to town with Leo's information. So they were glad they'd signed up for free identity theft service through Protect My ID when they learned their information was exposed during a major data breach.
A Kirkland senior citizen says she was shocked when the water department called to say her water bill was about to double. Then, she was mortified to discover a bad leak in her hot water pipe. With no money for repairs, she went without hot water for nearly 2 weeks.
Do yourself a favor: Before you hire a electrician, plumber or heating contractor, find out how much they'll charge you for that work.
Most families in the U.S. spend thousands of dollars per year on home utility bills. But Consumer Reports says that you can cut your costs by finding and fixing your home's problem areas. Here are steps you take now to save you money for years to come.
The federal government is making it easy for you to save for retirement when your employer doesn’t offer a 401(k) plan. It’s called myRA.
When it comes to getting clothes clean, hot water does a better job, right? That used to be the case, but not anymore. Today's detergents have enzymes that are designed to work in cold water.