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May 13, 2014, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Closet Solutions for $25 or less

 Those looking to tame an out-of-control closet or for smart ways to store clothes may already have the tools they need handy. The June 2014...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:26 ET

ShopSmart Reveals the Best Root Touch-Up Kits

 Root touch-up products are a great way to stretch the time between hair-color appointments and help save some money. The April 2014 issue...

Mar 25, 2014, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart Shares Everyday Secrets for Dealing with Devastating Messes

Dealing with difficult-to-remove stains can be stressful; yet many of the tools needed to tackle a mess may be lying around the home already. The...

Mar 11, 2014, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart: Top 10 Greatest Money-Saving Sites of All Time

In its first-ever Top 10 List issue, ShopSmart, from Consumer Reports, shares tons of ways shoppers can save when it comes to their money, time,...

Feb 20, 2014, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart: Money-Saving Fixes to Make Makeup Last Longer

There's no reason to send a broken lipstick or cracked eye shadow into the garbage.  To help prolong the life of pricey beauty products and...

Jan 28, 2014, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart Reveals the Best Boxed Chocolates

Valentine's Day sweets worth the splurge When it comes to chocolate, the good stuff doesn't come cheap.  The March 2014 issue of...

Jan 07, 2014, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Simple Clutter-Busting Solutions

Quick, easy, and affordable fixes for getting organized in the new year  Some organizing challenges around the house never seem to go...

Dec 19, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Best Shopping Tips of the Year

Never miss out on savings by following these money-saving strategies; Plus, shopping don'ts  Shopping smart doesn't mean cheaping out on...

Dec 17, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Best & Worst Products of the Year

The winners and losers from more than 3,300 products tested in 2013 Not every product lives up to its claims, and others sometimes exceeds...

Nov 19, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Ultimate Guide to Holiday Shopping

Money-saving shopping strategies, gift-card gotchas, DIY gift-wrapping tips, and more YONKERS, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --...

Nov 12, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart: Great Sites for Gifts Under $25

Sites to help shoppers on a budget check everyone off their list; Plus, gifts that give back  Finding the perfect holiday gift on a budget...

Oct 29, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart Uncovers the Best Perks of Retailer Loyalty Programs

Shoppers can earn great benefits and rewards for their holiday shopping and everyday purchases; Plus, three free awesome rewards apps...

Oct 22, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart: The Best Skillets and Cookware Sets

Tests reveal seven top choices including two store-brand winners from Walmart The best pots and pans should conduct heat evenly, clean up...

Oct 16, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Secrets for Saving Big on Shaving

Razors, blades, creams and other hair-removal products can be costly, but don't have to be.  The November 2013 issue of ShopSmart, from...

Oct 08, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Favorite New Tools for Bargain Lovers

Online Sites that will save shoppers time, money and aggravation this holiday season; Plus, five new shopping apps worth trying With the...

Sep 24, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart Uncovers The Six Top Kitchen Dangers

Simple tips for staying safe and preventing injuries Absent-minded mistakes in the kitchen cause many  cuts, burns, and other...

Sep 17, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart Puts Fast Clothing Fixes to the Test

Not all TV gadgets solve fashion jams.  One gadget worth a go; four products to skip Many TV products claim to be quick-fix solutions for...

Sep 10, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart's Secrets for Saving Even More at Discount Stores

How to score apparel, accessories, and more at the best prices; plus, bargain hot spots Shoppers are bound to get a good deal at a discount...

Sep 05, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart: Five Ways to Refresh a Car After Summer Travel

Tips that will make vehicles shine inside and out; plus, the best cleaning tools Summer road trips can be taxing on a vehicle's interior...

Aug 21, 2013, 06:00 ET

ShopSmart Decodes Tricky Food Labels

What those health claims on food and beverage really mean; plus, those consumers can trust The package says "heart healthy," "reduces...