Consumer Information

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

"The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly."

Consumer Reports

Full access to the website including product ratings, recommendations and buying guides.

Also explore the annual Consumer Reports Buying Guide on Flipster.

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information: Identity Theft

The Federal Trade Commission provides a one-stop resource for identify theft victims to report and recover from identity theft.

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information: Scam Alerts

The Federal Trade Commission works to protect consumers from unfair and deceptive practices in the marketplace.  It provides information and education on a range of personal finance-related topics, including alerts about scams!


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Weiss Financial Ratings

Independent financial ratings and consumer guides for stocks, banks, insurance companies and more from Weiss Ratings and Grey House Publishing.