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What's new on ConsumerReports.org
What's new on ConsumerReports.org
Find out what we're testing and when. Visit ConsumerReports.org to find information on the products and services you use every day.
Fix the 5 most common lawn problems
Make your lawn the envy of the block. Follow our experts' advice on fixing the five most common lawn problems. Plus get the right gear for your outdoor home-improvement project and for maintaining a lush lawn all summer long. Check our Ratings for roofing, siding, decking, exterior paints, wood stains, lawn mowers, and string trimmers.

Your tax deadline is here!
With less than 48 hours to go, find out what happens if you don't file. And if you're prepping for a last-minute filing, use our income tax guide to maximize tax savings.
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Save money on cable
Save money on cable
Pay less for telecom services and better navigate the changing world of TV, Internet, and home phone services with our comprehensive guide. Plus follow these five steps to negotiate a lower bill.
Get more from your supermarket
Get more from your supermarket
Find out where your grocery store ranks in our Ratings of 55 stores nationwide, plus learn how to be a smarter shopper. Our report also includes 16 ways to save and how to avoid being tricked in the aisle.

Best way to treat hay fever
Best way to treat hay fever
Relief from nonstop sneezing and sniffling doesn't have to cost a small fortune or require a prescription. The best treatment for you depends on the severity of your allergy. Watch our video.
GM ignition recall
GM ignition recall
Car engineers discuss the GM recall mess in "Talking Cars with Consumer Reports." What to do if your car shuts off while you're driving? Watch our video at GM under fire for car ignition safety.

Should you track your kid with a personal GPS?
Should you track your kid with a personal GPS?
These devices are meant to provide peace of mind. A child, an adult with dementia, or a pet who wears one should be easily and quickly findable. But our tests show that's not always the case.

When to buy organic food
When to buy organic food
Since organic food, as a rule, costs more than conventional food, here is our take on why these particular organic food choices will provide you with the most immediate benefit.
Change one Facebook setting to lock out snoopers
Change one Facebook setting to lock out snoopers
One particular Facebook privacy risk deserves your attention. Find out how to change the setting to avoid exposing sensitive information to employers, insurance companies, government agencies–and everyone else.
New child car seat safety tests
New child car seat safety tests
For decades, we've worked to make car seats safer, and now we've improved our tests to further help parents with this important decision. Also check out the five best cars seats for your baby.

Best home printers
Best home printers
A picture is worth a thousand words, but what are a thousand words worth? Plenty, when we're talking about the cost of printer ink. For top printers, check our buying guide and Ratings, and see which all-in-one printers won't break the bank.



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