can help locate the best deals for consumers on mortgages, credit cards, and rates on certificates of deposit. Links to much more information are available.

Bauer Financial Bank and Credit Union Ratings
Bauer Financial offers free access to star ratings for banks and credit unions. Additional information is available for a fee.

Better Business Bureau
At the Better Business Bureau website, you can find the BBBs nearest location, file a complaint online, and research businesses and charitable organizations.

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance
If you’re considering a charitable donation, and would like to know more before mailing your check, do some research with this site sponsored by the Better Business Bureau. may be able to help consumers find affordable APR credit cards.

Charity Navigator
Check this website before deciding which charities deserve your gift.

Clark Howards Consumer Helps
Clark Howard of CNN Headline News offers a wide range of information helpful to consumers, plus links to other helpful sites.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau aims to assist consumers with credit card problems, help those having trouble paying their mortgages, and link users to sources of additional information about various financial situations.

Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Consumer Product Safety Commission offers information about the things we buy, and an opportunity to report problems with their safety.

Consumer Reports
Consumer information from the publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. Some content is available only by subscription.

Consumer World
Visit this site for helpful consumer advice.

Consumers Union
Consumer information from the publisher of Consumer Reports magazine.

Credit Cards
The Federal Reserve Board offers this guide to credit card availability. Its a list of credit card plans, that gives the banks name, APR, grace period, annual fee, and toll free or other phone number. may help comsumers find credit cards with reasonable APRs.

Executive Paywatch
Users of Executive Paywatch may be able to estimate the pay of executives of companies they are considering dealing with.

Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
This agency allows the user to *obtain financial and structural information for most FDIC-insured institutions.*

Federal Reserve Credit Card Agreement Database
Consumers can use this site to help select a credit card.

Federal Trade Commission
The Federal Trade Commission’s website supplies useful information for consumers

Find a Credit Union
Use this handy site to locate credit unions nationwide.

Free Credit Reports
Look here for information about getting free credit reports from the three major reporting companies.

Funeral Consumers Alliance
The Funeral Consumers Alliance provides information that will help consumers make the best choices in purchasing funeral services. Links to state memorial societies are provided for most states. offers helpful mortgage calculators to help prospective home buyers decide how much they can afford.

National Foundation for Credit Counseling
Consumers will find helpful information about managing their credit and money through the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers information about vehicle recalls, crash tests, child safety seat ratings, and more.

United Policyholders
United Policyholders offers information for consumers about dealing with insurance companies.