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Best and Worst Airlines

Updated: 05/22/2013 - Consumer Reports has just released its latest ratings on airlines. They're based on input from more than 16,000 subscribers.

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Keeping Produce Fresh

Updated: 05/18/2013 - Tossing out fresh fruit and vegetables that have gone bad feels like throwing money down the drain. A new product called FreshPaper claims to keep produce fresh for up to four times longer. Consumer Reports put it to the test.

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Best Gas Grills

Updated: 05/18/2013 - Just in time for Memorial Day weekend - Consumer Reports' test results on more than 100 gas grills. Some are loaded with features, but you don't have to spend top dollar to get a grill that sizzles.

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Ground Turkey Caution

Updated: 04/30/2013 - More people are opting for ground turkey instead of beef these days. Even Burger King has started serving up turkey burgers. But a just-released Consumer Reports' investigation reveals - it can also be a breeding ground for antibiotic-resistant bacteria.

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Securing Your Smart Phone

Updated: 04/30/2013 - If you store sensitive information on your smart phone, losing track of it could spell disaster, but a few key moves can go a long way to keeping your data safe.

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DIY Cracked IPhone Repairs

Updated: 04/25/2013 - Cracked iPhone screen? Online videos explain how to fix them, but Consumer Reports found the repair is far from simple!

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More Reliable Motorcycles

Updated: 04/18/2013 - Motorcycles offer an exhilarating riding experience and can deliver impressive fuel savings. If you're thinking about getting one, Consumer Reports has new information on some of the most reliable brands on the road.

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Big Name Drug Savings

Updated: 04/18/2013 - If you take Lipitor, Actos, or Lexapro, new generics of these and other big-name drugs could be a real money saver. But Consumer Reports has discovered - just because you're buying a generic drug doesn't mean you're getting a great price.

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Super Absorbent Toy Balls Caution

Updated: 04/15/2013 - They're colorful and alluring, but Consumer Reports says there's a potential safety hazard with popular small toy balls and beads that expand dramatically in water. There's been one recall, but many more of these super absorbent polymer balls are still on the market.

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Paying with Your Smart Phone

Posted: 04/15/2013 - Over the last year, more people are paying for stuff by waving, sliding, or tapping their smart phones. More apps called digital wallets are offering different ways to pay. Consumer Reports Money Adviser took a look at several to see if you really can leave your wallet at home.

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Save on TV, Phone and Internet

Updated: 04/15/2013 - To save on TV, Internet, and phone bills, many people get all three services from the same company. These "triple plays" get you steep discounts, but only for a limited time. Consumer Reports shows you ways to save.

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Computer Scam Hitting Southern Colorado

Posted: 04/09/2013 - As you log onto your computers today, a southern Colorado woman is warning us all about a computer scam hitting our area.

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Marvelous Mattresses

Updated: 03/22/2013 - A new survey by Consumer Reports found about one in five people wished they'd bought a different mattress. Consumer Reports' test results can help you cut through the barrage of mattress ads.

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New Money-Saving Cell Service

Updated: 03/22/2013 - Consumer Reports says a new service provider, Republic, is offering an unlimited data plan for 19 dollars a month. It isn't for everybody, but it may be for you!

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Skip ID Theft Services

Updated: 03/15/2013 - If you're concerned about someone stealing your identity, you might buy one of the many I-D protection services. Millions of Americans have, but is it worth it? Consumer Reports analyzed this billion-dollar industry.

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Costly New Car Surprises

Updated: 03/15/2013 - Car manufacturers are expected to sell 15 million new cars and trucks this year. Consumer Reports finds a number of new car offerings are disappointing once people get the vehicle home.

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Problem-Plauged Used Cars

Updated: 03/15/2013 - Consumer Reports not only tests cars - it asks nearly a million of its subscribers every year how well their cars are holding up. Some very popular vehicles have run into problems.

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Best Travel Cards for You

Updated: 03/07/2013 - What are the best travel cards that can stretch your dollars and offer the best deals? Consumer Reports Money Adviser crunches the numbers for you.

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Recall On Sprouted Grain Cereal

Updated: 03/05/2013 - The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment today announced a voluntary recall by Food For Life Baking Company of Corona, California, of its Ezekiel 4:9 Sprouted Grain Cereals

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Over-Hyped Antioxidants

Updated: 02/28/2013 - The latest buzzword in supermarkets is "antioxidants." These days you see it on all kinds of products. Consumer Reports looks beyond the hype to find out what you really need to know.

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This Isn't What I Expected

Updated: 02/28/2013 - When's the last time you bought something and it wasn't what you thought it was going to be? Judging from all the complaints Consumer Reports receives, it probably wasn't all that long ago.

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Consumer Reports Top Cars for 2013

Updated: 02/26/2013 - When it comes to testing cars, Consumer Reports goes the distance! After hours of testing, it names its Top Picks - the best of the best in 10 car categories.

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Ugly Side of Hair Extensions

Posted: 02/06/2013 - Hair extensions make you look like you have long, luscious locks. But Consumer Reports cautions that this beauty trend, fueled by celebrities who use hair extensions, can turn ugly.

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Trendy Tidying Tools

Updated: 01/18/2013 - What do couples fight about the most? Money comes to mind - but wait! A just-released Consumer Reports ShopSmart survey finds almost 40% of couples fight more about messes! Here are some new tools that can help clean up clutter and maybe keep the peace, too!

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