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Consumer Reports Magazine | January

Published: January 2015
January 2015

Cover story

6 Truths about a gluten free diet The biggest trend in the food world shows no signs of slowing down. Here are the six realities behind the labels.


Best everyday products Our testing will help you decide what to buy at the supermarket and big-box stores


Road report: Luxury SUVs In our tests, the Porsche Macan dethrones the BMW X3 as the king of luxury
What to do if your car gets recalled Most recalls are fairly routine, so don't panic

CR Money

11 Steps to raise your credit score It takes time, but there are ways to speed up the process
How Your Credit Report Can Help You - or Hurt You Errors are common, and they can wreak havoc on your finances


Before Buying a Used Cell Phone Check for Compatability Issues Secondhand phones might not be unlockable
From our president: You’re making choices Consumer Reports is here to help
Selling It Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers
Viewpoint: Improving the marketplace for consumers This page highlights efforts by Consumers Union and others to improve the marketplace

The January 2015 issue of Consumer Reports provides recommendations, expert buying advice, and Ratings on hundreds of consumer products. Consumer Reports is one of the most trusted sources for information and advice on consumer products and services, with more than 7 million print and online subscribers. It conducts the most comprehensive testing programs of any U.S. publication or website, and the company's experts have decades of experience in testing and reporting.

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