The interest rates on certificates of deposit are ridiculously low right now. The average one-year CD in the U.S. pays a measly 0.24% APR, according to Bankrate.com.
The number one health issue facing our pets today is obesity. More than half of the dogs and almost two-thirds of the cats in this country are overweight - and that's not good.
Eating fish can be a great choice. It's an excellent, low-fat source of protein and other nutrients including omega-3 fatty acids, which may help protect your heart, and if you're pregnant, boost your baby's brain development. But there's a catch. Some seafood contains high levels of a form of mercury called methylmercury. Mercury can damage the brain, and it can damage the nervous system, especially when that exposure occurs in the womb.
In revamping its prices and plans this week, Sprint is joining Verizon and AT&T in letting families share pools of data.
Bullseye Pee Pads promise to solve the problem of dogs using only a part of the pad and messing up the floor. The promoters say their pads are "specifically designed with pheromones, so your dog is drawn to the center of the pad." In concept, the dog hits the bulls eye target in the center every time, instead of using random parts of the pad, missing the pad, and making a mess on the floor.
There's a new warning on a scam now targeting young people on Instagram. It's the only social networking site many parents allow their teens to use, but now some call Intagram Insta-Scam.
It's never too early to save for a rainy day. That's goes for saving money and it definitely applies to your bones. You want to build strong bones early in life.
Researchers at checkbook.org want to help you find the best dry cleaners. They asked thousands of local customers to weigh in, and got feedback on nearly 150 dry cleaners throughout the Puget Sound area. The research turned up several notable trends.
Is your family's laundry taking you to the cleaners? Follow these tips from Consumer Reports to save money.
Prescription drug prices continue going up, but there are ways you might be able to save some money without sacrificing your health.
That dreaded moment your hard drive crashes. Do you know where to turn? Consumer Reports can tell you the best places to fix a failed computer, after surveying more than 4,400 computer owners about their experiences with tech support.
McDonald's has launched a campaign to shake its reputation for serving cheap, unhealthy food. At a time when Americans are playing closer attention to what they eat, the company is trying to sway public opinion.
Vaccinations are something every pet parent needs to think about.
Heading back to college? Consumer Reports tests loads of appliances that can help stock your new digs.
You don't pay sticker price for your car, why should you pay full price for your car insurance? There are lots of discounts available that might reduce your monthly premium.