Posts by Michael Koretzky
Jan 18, 2011 - Have you ever wondered if celebrities in ads really sell a product? Wonder no more. An exhaustive study says there's only one star that's effective at moving product.
Jan 18, 2011 - It's a myth that all generic drugs are somehow inferior to expensive name brands. But sadly, even some doctors believe it. Here's what you can do to get the best deal for your budget and your body.
Jan 18, 2011 - Would you lend your car to a total stranger for some cash? It's happening in England, and there are a couple of small companies trying it on this side of the Atlantic as well.
Jan 14, 2011 - It's a good sign when both employers and employees are confident about job growth. And after a few pessimistic years, that seems to be happening.
Jan 13, 2011 - A new Harris poll shows fewer Americans are embracing "environmental advocacy" – except among gays and lesbians.
Jan 12, 2011 - Can you guess the 15 companies Americans loved to hate in 2010? Some are obvious, and at least one is surprising. But even more shocking are the ones that didn't make the list.
Jan 11, 2011 - Post offices will start selling gift cards this summer, but here's why you should tell them, "return to sender."
Jan 07, 2011 - Sure, the winter holidays just ended. But it's never too early to start thinking about your next vacation. Here are some ideas for the most popular, most off-the-beaten-path and most affordable destinations this year.
Jan 06, 2011 - New smartphones and tablets? Those are so 2010. The best consumer tech of 2011 will let you access the Internet by using a light switch, control your house from your phone, and keep your kids from driving fast while listening to explicit music.
Jan 06, 2011 - The experts seem to agree: This year will be better for employment than last year. But how much better?
Jan 05, 2011 - It's both reassuring and scary that so many products get recalled - reassuring because someone is looking out for us, but scary because the number of recalls seems to keep going up. here's what you can do to protect yourself.
Jan 05, 2011 - If you own a car made after the mid-90s, you have a "cabin filter" on your AC/heater. Few drivers know about them, but with winter here and the windows always rolled up, it could be doing you more harm than good.
Jan 04, 2011 - January is National Blood Donor Month. Here's how to give – and receive.
Jan 03, 2011 - Think you're fast on your feet? See how you do with the toughest interview questions asked in 2010.
Dec 31, 2010 - Of all the big yearly holidays, more cars are stolen on New Year's Day than any other. And New Year's Eve is also in the Top 10.