Being a parent is hard enough, but most parents would agree back-to-school shopping adds a new level of stress.
At a time of widespread digital insecurity it turns out that the oldest and simplest computer fix there is — turning a device off then back on again — can thwart hackers from stealing information from smartphones.
A Disney Parks tweet indicates the Disney Cruise Line is set to resume sailings out of Port Canaveral next month after a hiatus of more than a year.
If you’re a parent who hasn’t opted out of the federal Child Tax Credit program, chances are you have monthly payments coming to you over the next few months.
If you’re tossing and turning at night, the culprit could be your pillow. Consumer Reports takes a look at three adjustable pillows.
For just $1, players can win up to five times or win all five prizes shown if they reveal the Money Bag symbol.
The first round of child tax credit payments started hitting parents’ bank accounts Thursday.
Do you remember Clippy?
Manipulative practices and confusing language in privacy settings online are known as “dark patterns,” and they can lead you to make choices you usually wouldn’t.
Between stimulus payments and a pause on student loans, many of us were able to pay down our credit card balances over the past year.
We all know our credit scores can impact our monthly bills; the lower our score, the more likely we are to pay more for everything from credit card interest to insurance premiums.
Better Business Bureau urges both consumers and businesses to take precautions when responding to unsolicited offers in the wake of Tropical Storm Elsa.
Florida gas prices set a new 2021 high today.
Tens of million Americans were unemployed last year as companies let employees go because of COVID-19 lockdowns. But now the job market is opening back up and the rush is on to find employees.
Walmart is launching its own brand of insulin for diabetes patients.
CR says there’s a method to hand-washing dishes that can use less water than a dishwasher.
We finish our series Friday helping you clean all things stinky, sticky and stubborn.
More and more cable and broadband companies are offering cell-phone plans, and as Consumer Reports reveals, those plans can often save you money.
We continue our series Thursday helping you get rid of the stink and stickiness out of some of your stuff.
Happy Prime Day! Not sure where to start or why you should care? Let us explain.
FBI Jacksonville wants you to know that the best way to fight back and win against scammers is to know the moves and mistakes they will make so you don’t fall for their tricks.
Popular food delivery apps are good at displaying menu options and prices, but Consumer Reports says one important thing may be missing: Calorie information.
With rental car availability at an all-time low, prices are sky high. So, if you suddenly find an available car at a cheap price, you might be dealing with scammers looking to cash in on the rental car shortage.
MacKenzie Scott, the billionaire philanthropist known for her impromptu multi-billion dollar donations to charities and racial equity causes, announced Tuesday that she has given $2.7 billion to 286 organizations.
Washington Prime Group Inc., the company that owns Orange Park Mall and 101 other shopping malls around the country, announced Sunday night that it has petitioned for bankruptcy protection.
Have you gotten a suspicious email, phone call or text message offering you money to fill out a COVID-19 survey?
Using a few simple tools you probably already own, you can make cold-brew coffee at home and save a lot of money.
The Department of Revenue has set up a webpage for the state’s first “Freedom Week” sales-tax holiday from July 1 through July 7.
Consumer Reports has some easy strategies to improve the health of your lawn and make it safer for your family and the environment.
Are you trying to keep up with your neighbor’s immaculate green lawn? It turns out it’s probably better for your community and the environment if you don’t.
What are your concerns or questions about cyber attacks? We want to hear from you.
A mediator declared an impasse in talks aimed at resolving the battle between Florida and CDC over the restrictions, Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office said Thursday.
You use them every day, but chances are they don’t get the TLC they need: We’re talking about kitchen knives.
Did you miss those Memorial Day Sales? Don't worry, Consumer Reports says there are still a lot of June deals to cash in on. And, Amazon Prime Day has moved to this month, providing plenty of opportunities to save some big bucks in the coming weeks.
Ally Financial says it is ending overdraft fees entirely on all of its bank products becoming the first large U.S. bank to end overdraft fees across its entire business.
The biggest mistake you can make when it comes to preparing for a hurricane or hurricane season is not being ready financially.
Your home is no doubt your most valuable investment. That’s why you have a homeowners insurance policy to protect it. But even the best policy won’t pay for every kind of hurricane damage.
If you’ve spent money on a portable gasoline generator the last thing you want is trouble starting it when a storm hits. Consumer Reports says there are simple steps to keep it up and running.
As Consumer Reports explains, sometimes the printers with the lowest prices actually cost you more over time.
Futureproofing means buying tech with the specs to survive the next wave of upgrades. These specs include display, compatibility, and software.