Chances are gift cards are on your shopping list. Once again this year, they top the holiday wish list.
Keep in mind: There are two different types of gift cards.
Brand-specific gift cards can only be used at one store. For instance, you can only use a Staples gift card at Staples.
A Christmas tree is supposed to light up the room, not burn down your house. But it happens – hundreds of times each year.
A dry tree can burst into flames, setting the room on fire in less than a minute.
If you're getting a cut tree, make sure it's fresh. A fresh tree is green.
I think we all know that single-pane windows waste energy. That's why many of us have replaced those old windows with double-pane windows. They're made from two pieces of glass with some gas in between them.
'Tis the season for comparing prices, sharing savings and downloading deals online. But whether you're on a desk top, a lop top or that computer in your palm, the holiday season increases your chance of clicking yourself into a cyber snare.
A new product called "TurboRoaster" claims to cut time in half when you're roasting a whole turkey. It also promises a tasty, juicy bird -- and marketers are really pushing it for the holidays. But does it work?
With so many leftovers, it might be tempting to give your pets some table scraps. Don't do it. These rich and fatty foods can create serious problems for their digestive system.
Computer users are being warned of a mass virus that freezes your computer files, then extorts a ransom to unlock it.
Household electronics make our lives a lot easier, but they can also make things a lot messier because of all the cords and cables. A product called "Side Socket" promises to help solve that problem by repositioning the sockets so they face the sides of the outlet. The commercials promise teh device creates extra space in your room by allowing you to push your furniture closer to the wall.
We know diabetes can lead to all sorts of serious health problems, including heart disease, nerve damage, kidney failure and blindness.
If a tree falls in the woods and nobody's there, it really doesn't matter. If that tree falls on your house or garage – well, that's serious.
Should you take a multivitamin? And if you do, will that little pill boost your immune system or help you avoid breast cancer or heart disease, as some products now claim?
As we get older, we tend to fall more. For seniors, a fall can be fatal or result in premature death.
Churches and charities are springing into action to help typhoon victims in the Philippines, and scammers are springing into action too. I decided to pose as a scammer for part of the day, to show how charity scams can fool you even if you think you can spot a fraud.
Are your pets bored? Do they have lots of time on their hands with nothing to do?
You spent most of the summer on your deck. When's the last time you looked under it? If it's been awhile, maybe you should get under there.