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Consumer Resources: Web Resources

A subject guide for people interested in accessing information on goods and services.

Consumer Reports and Reviews


Consumer Reports magazine presents articles on health, public safety, marketplace economics and the judicial & regulatory actions that affect consumers.


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General Consumer Web Resources

Consumer Action
Consumer education and advocacy since 1971.

Consumer Identity Protection
This section of the FTC website offers practical information on a variety of consumer topics.

National Consumer Law Center
America's foremost advocate for low-income consumer justice, and its leading expert on low-income consumer issues.

Consumer Information Center
Federal Citizen Information Center offers answers to your questions about the Federal government and common consumer issues.

Consumer Product Safety
Consumer Product Safety Commission lists recalls, reports and alerts. is a federal government website that offers online security tips. shares alerts about unsafe, hazardous or defective products.

Fraud & Credit Resources

Consumer information gateway. 

Credit Information Center
Debt consolidation credit counseling.

National Foundation for Credit
Low-cost assistance for credit-related issues.

National Fraud Info Center
Prevent and report fraud.

Consumer Automobile Resources


Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Highway Loss Data Institute
Dedicated to reducing highway crash deaths, injuries and property losses.


Kelley Blue Book
New car prices and used car values from Kelley Blue Book.


Lemon Law Information
Lemon law information for all 50 states, resources and links.


NADA Price Guide
The N.A.D.A. Official Used Car Guide Company has provided used-vehicle valuation products and services to the auto, finance, fleet/lease, and insurance industries since 1933.


National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
This page lists search engines which retrieve information from the available Database Files from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Each search engine has a brief description of what it does.


SafeCar.Gov - File a Safety Complaint
The Office of Defects Investigation (ODI), an office within the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). ODI conducts defect investigations and administers safety recalls to support the NHTSA's mission to improve safety on our Nation's roadways.