CR Digital Archive

March 2019

Special Report

The Data Breach Next Door
Security breaches don't just hit giants like Equifax and Marriott. Breaches at small companies put consumers at risk, too.

7 Steps to More Data Security
These tips will help you stay safe from identity theft and other digital dangers


Get More From Your Pharmacy
Get the lowest prices on your meds and the best service from your pharmacist

Product Updates

5 Signs Your Mattress Is Shot
From sagging to soreness, here are the biggest indicators that your mattress is past its prime
Chicken Broth vs. Stock: What's the Difference?
CR's food testing team looked at the different types from Swanson

Road Report

Best Cars for Every Life Stage
Here are CR's recommendations for every new corner you turn over the years
The Most-Loved Car Models That Keep Owners Satisfied
Our exclusive survey-based ratings point to the cars, SUVs, and trucks that satisfy owners the most

Best Cars for Downsizing Families
Just you and your plus-one? These cars are comfortable, quiet, and fun to drive.
Best Cars for First-Job Commuters
Comfortable, efficient cars with the latest infotainment features
Best Cars for Savvy Seniors
Smart choices based on the specific needs of older drivers
Best Cars for New Families
Cars and SUVs that stand out in our tests for being well-suited to families with young children
Best Cars for Active Families
Vehicles that have all the space and safety you can afford


Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace
From Our President: Sleeping a Little Easier
Consumer Reports' independent and expert advice can give consumers peace of mind—and peaceful sleep
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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