This Colorful, Waterproof Rain Jacket Has More Than 2,000 5-Star Reviews

Augusta Statz  |  March 14, 2019

You know what they say: “April showers bring May flowers.” And with the spring season right around the corner, you’re definitely going to want to have your rain gear in order so one of those spring showers doesn’t completely ruin your day. Water-resistant outer gear isn’t always the easiest to find — unless you enjoy …

This Major Ticketmaster Change Is Causing Problems For Some Customers

John Matarese  |  June 26, 2018

A recent change to Ticketmaster has been confusing some concertgoers and causing some to overpay by hundreds of dollars. The No. 1 concert ticket seller, in an attempt to compete with StubHub and other resellers, has now become a reseller itself. But as one woman learned, you could end up paying a lot more than face …

AT&T And DirecTV Agree To $48 Billion Merger

People Say They Are Trapped By Their DirecTV Service

John Matarese  |  May 30, 2018

Satellite TV services like DirecTV are great with lower rates on cable, that is, until you try to cancel them. The Better Business Bureau has more than 20,000 complaints about DirecTV, many from customers having trouble ending their relationship. Among them, Chris Gilligan, who has been trying to cancel DirecTV for five months. Every time she thinks …

Straight Talk phone plans offer unlimited data, with a catch

John Matarese  |  May 29, 2018

How would you like an iPhone or Samsung Galaxy with unlimited data for just $35 a month? That’s what Straight Talk promises, and their prepaid plans are a lot cheaper than any plan with Verizon or AT&T. But as one man just found out, it comes with a catch that made the great deal no deal …

How safe are Amazon Echo and Google Home?

John Matarese  |  May 23, 2018

Smart homes are here to stay. Many of us now have an Amazon Echo or Google Home and are adding video doorbells, automatic door locks and other automation features. But how can you make sure you are keeping your family safe and not sharing your most private moments with the world? Digital assistants doing more and more …

This Free Tool Can Help You Spot Fake Amazon And Yelp Reviews

Kaitlin Gates  |  April 4, 2018

Shopping online takes a lot of trust. When it comes to clothing, you’re not sure how it will fit. With appliances or electronics, you want to make sure you’re getting the best product for your money, especially if you’re dropping some serious cash. That’s where reviews can help on sites like Amazon and Yelp, which you …

There’s a chance your measuring spoons aren’t accurate

Jessica Morgan  |  February 28, 2018

“Spoon-gate” began with salty cookies and the strong desire to prove my mom wrong. On the afternoon all of my measuring illusions were shattered, I was making my famous chocolate chip cookies to give to our pet sitter for Christmas. These cookies are renowned among my friends for being perfectly salty and perfectly sweet. Yet …

Bath & Body Works

13 things you didn’t know about Bath & Body Works

Kate Streit  |  February 21, 2018

Ever since it was founded in 1990, Bath & Body Works has been a go-to destination for their fragrant bubble bath, lotions, body sprays and more. Whether you’re looking for a gift or just want to treat yourself, the store is always reliable. Although the retailer has been in business for 28 years now, it …

Teen Driver

These Are The Best Used Cars for Teens, According to Consumer Reports

Kaitlin Gates  |  February 20, 2018

When it’s time for your teenager to start driving, it can be pretty stressful—and sometimes downright scary. It’s a big moment in life for you and your teen, so the more prepared you both are, the less stressed you’ll be. So when it comes time to pick the car they’ll be driving, it’s best to …

Toyota's New Prius Hybrid Cars To Go On Sale In October

The top 15 cars that owners keep for at least 15 years

Clint Davis  |  January 25, 2018

It’s common knowledge that once you drive a new car off the lot, it immediately loses a ton of its value. But some cars hold onto their worth much longer than others. A new study shows which vehicle models have lasted the longest for their original owners over the past 30 years. The automotive research …