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Consumer Reports Magazine

September 2013
September 2013

Cover Story

How to grow your savings
Stop 401(k) fees from cheating you out of retirement money

Features

Your safer-surgery survival guide
Our Ratings of 2,463 U.S. hospitals can help you find the right one
How to save money on prescription drugs
Even with insurance, you might be paying too much

Cars

Hyundai Santa Fe review
Jaguar XF vs. Acura RLX
These updated models take different paths, with varying success
Kia Forte review
Chevrolet Impala Review
Redesigned for 2014, this model is now our highest-scoring sedan

Up Front

Kochblume Spill Stopper review
Claim check: Does this spill stopper work for distracted chefs?
New fast food offerings
We checked out a few far-fetched items
Is the latest product packaging new and improved?
Packages are getting smarter, though your wallet might take a hit
Best high fiber cereal, healthful and tasty
Plenty of fiber-rich cereals can satisfy your taste buds
Best frozen pizza
We tested more than 20 individual-size frozen cheese, pepperoni, and chicken pizzas to find the best tasting options
Bounty DuraTowel Review
Claim check: Our tough-towel trial

CR Health

7 Tips to boost your energy
Get an instant lift with these simple strategies—no caffeine required

CR Money

Should you report that fender-bender?
The effect on your insurance premium depends on numerous factors

Departments

From our president: Chemical reaction
Viewpoint
This page highlights efforts of Consumers Union to improve the marketplace
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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