Guide to consumer resources including buying guides, product and services evaluation, and identity theft protection.

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Look-up nonprofit ratings of Bay Area service companies and health care providers.

Find the articles and ratings you need. Browse individual issues or enter a keyword to search past issues.


More books on consumer topics


Buying Guides

The car book by Jack Gillis

New car buying guide by the editors of Consumer Reports Books

Used car buying guide by the editors of Consumer Reports Books



Charity Navigator
Charity appeals are designed to tug at your heartstrings.  Use this unbiased, objective, numbers-based rating system to help you make intelligent giving decisions.

Consumer Complaints and Protection
File a complaint, get a free copy of the Consumer Action Handbook, be a smart shopper, understand credit, and more.
Consumer information from the Federal Government. Valuable information on identity theft and fraud alerts.

Consumer Search
Good site for product reviews and ratings. Editors summarize reviews from other publications and Internet sites.
A project of the National Consumers League (NCL) to give consumers the information they need to avoid becoming victims of telemarketing and Internet fraud.

Caught in a telephone tree nightmare?  Use this site to find a real person to talk to.

Marin County Consumer Protection
This collection of links contains useful information about consumer protection and services available in the County of Marin.

Stop annoying robocalls with this free service.  Check to see if your service provider is included.


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330s / Consumer Behavior


Last Revised on
August 2016