Published by the
Consumer Information Center, this site features valuable information that no consumer
should be without. Also included is the Consumer Assistance Directory with thousands of
names, addresses, telephone numbers, web site and e-mail addresses for national consumer
organizations, trade associations, state and local consumer protection offices, state and
Billing consumers for
optional services that they never ordered, was the number one scam reported to the
National Fraud Information Center last year. Discover what other schemes made the list and
learn how to avoid them.
Guide to Reducing Junk
Its about time! This site covers what you can do
about unwanted junk mail, telemarketing calls, faxes, and email. It also gives some
background on direct marketing and the laws governing it.
The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide
Provides a starting point for consumers in the USA and
Canada searching the net for recycling information. The goal is to help make recycling so
easy and automatic that it blends into the flow of everyday life.
Consumer Line is the online service of the Office of
Consumer and Business Education of the Bureau of Consumer Protection. It offers the full
text of approximately 150 consumer publications on a wide range of categories.
The Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau provides instant access to
business and consumer alerts as well as many other helpful resources. You can even file a
complaint online and more. This web site is provided by the Council of Better Business
Bureaus, Inc., and the BBB system of over 150 Bureaus located throughout the United States
The Internet is an
exciting tool that puts vast information at your fingertips. With a click of a mouse, it
lets you buy an airline ticket, book a hotel, send flowers to a friend, or purchase your
favorite stock. Keep in mind the following tips to help ensure that your online shopping
experience is a safe one.
Kelly Blue Book
Don't buy or sell a
car without checking out this invaluable guide. Learn your car's trade-in and resale
value, get free new car pricing reports with specs, photos, invoice and more.
Evaluate the latest bank credit card surveys including low
rate cards, no- fee cards, gold cards, secured cards, rebate cards, affinity cards, credit
union cards and other charge cards. CardTrak is the nation's only consumer credit card
newsletter, and is widely quoted and endorsed by the news media.
Consumer Alert is a nationwide, non-profit, nonpartisan
membership organization committed to protecting consumer choice and promoting economic
growth. Their site features articles and editorials by members and others, as well as
consumer tips, and membership information.