CR Digital Archive

December 2020

Cover Story

Keep Calm and Come Together
Whether you’re planning to gather with family and friends virtually or in person, here's advice on how to be festive and safe

Special Section

Practically Painless Ways to Spend Less Right Now
Save hundreds—even thousands—on your car insurance, cable bills, energy costs, groceries, gifts, and more


Big Savings on Big-Screen TVs
How to score a great deal on a jumbo TV during the fall shopping season
What's Inside That Box of Mac and Cheese?
Some brands seem healthier than others—but there's actually little difference
Most of the Year I Cook for Two. Should I Use a Full-Sized Food Processor?
A large food processor is probably overkill. Here are better options

How to Stay Safe When Shopping for Appliances In Store
Plan ahead for the visit to the retailer and for the delivery

Road Report

How to Choose the Right Tires for Your Car, SUV, or Truck
Top-performing tires will help you safely navigate the season’s rain, snow, and ice. Here’s how to find the set that’s best for you.


From Our President: Bridging the Trust Divide
Building a Better World, Together
Join with us to make a safer, fairer, healthier marketplace
Selling It
Goofs, glitches, and gotchas spotted by our readers

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