CR Digital Archive

May 2014

Cover Story

How to save money on triple-play cable services
Navigate the changing world of TV, Internet, and home phone service—and save money doing it


Where to Shop, to Shop Smart
Learn how to get more from your store. Plus, Ratings of 55 grocers nationwide.
How to fix the 5 most common lawn problems
Make your lawn the envy of the block with Consumer Reports' expert advice


Best exterior car trim cleaners
Spruce up your trim and brighten up your bumpers

Up Front

Are brown eggs tastier and more nutritious than white eggs?
Cracking the code of America's favorite breakfast food
Touch-up root hair color review
Some products cover gray roots better than others

CR Health

Cymbalta and Celebrex among blockbuster drugs going generic
Find out when prices will drop and how you can save

CR Money

A user’s guide to user reviews
How to avoid the hype and get the most from Yelp, the Better Business Bureau, and other online review sites


From our president: It’s in the cards

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