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Back to TopicsWeb Guide - Consumer Affairs
Updated 7-20-2011

GENERAL

Better Business Bureau
Searchable index of bureaus in US and Canada.


Consumeraction.gov

"Have a consumer question or problem? You’ve come to the right place for help. All of the information available in the Consumer Action Handbook is available right here online." 

Consumer Information Center
Free government publications on all sorts of consumer topics.  Also information on scams and fraud and links to government related consumer sites.

Consumer Review

Commercial oriented, user-generated buying advice for outdoor sporting goods and consumer electronics.

Consumer Search
"Web-based company that helps consumers find answers about what products are top-rated or best bets in their class. We try to provide consumers fast answers on products with ranked reviews and comparisons, uninfluenced by advertising or other commercial considerations."

Consumer World

Collection of consumer-related links maintained by long-time consumer advocate Edgar Dworsky. 

Foolproof

Abilene Teachers FCU's FoolProof Consumer Education Portal. Contains tutorials for teens, college students and adults on money management and financial education.

Gethuman.com

Tired of pushing buttons trying to get to a real human? This site tells you which buttons to push to get around those annoying telephone menus for hundreds of companies.


National Consumer Law Center

Consumer advocacy group provides consumer advice, finding aids for legal consumer advocates and other useful consumer links. 

National Fraud Information Center

Operated by the National Consumers League, America’s oldest nonprofit consumer organization

Nursing Home Compare
Provides detailed information about the performance of every Medicare and Medicaid certified nursing home in the United States.


Texas Department of Insurance~Consumer Information

Texas Tenants Information
Tenant's rights.

U.S. Consumer Gateway
US government site; a "one-stop" link to a broad range of federal information resources available online. It is designed so that you can locate information by category."

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

AUTOMOBILES

NADA Guides
National Automobile Dealers Association values for new and used autos, classic cars, power sports motorcycles, and more.

Auto Safety Hotline
Site created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Includes databases of recalls, defect investigations, consumer complaints, technical service bulletins, and safety studies (among others).

Autotropolis

From the Website: "Founded by retired car salesmen, we understand the in's and out's of the car buying process and have started this web site so that you, the consumer, can be educated on the automobile you are looking to buy, in addition to connecting you with the dealerships who strive to be the most competitive and customer service oriented in the industry."

Edmund's Automobile Buyer's Guides

Online arm of long-time authoritative car information and valuation source.

Fueleconomy.gov

Check and compare MPG ratings, crash test results and more for cars dating back to 1985.

Kelley Blue Book

80 years of authoritative car values on both new and used cars, trucks, vans and motorcycles. 

Texas Lemon Law

Spanish & English site from the Texas Department of Transportation. 

 

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