Consumer Information Links
Adbusters says that it is dedicated to "delivering the messages that the
world needs to survive" by "reinventing the outdated paradigms of our
consumer culture and building a brave new understanding of living."
If what that means isn't crystal clear, you need to visit their site.
Backwoods Home Magazine
Practical ideas for self-reliant living.
Best Links & Tips
Best Links & Tips provides a categorized collection of information
and links helpful to the consumer,
- Central Notice
Central Notice provides links to important consumer and
legal announcements such as product recalls & class actions,
and provides other consumer information.
- Consumer Democracy
Spend a minute or two to register, and you'll
have the opportunity to voice your opinion on products and services,
while receiving incentives for doing it.
Because this site is so new, you may not find opinions about the
products you're interested in, but over time, this could become
a valuable database for consumers.
This is Russell Smith's consumer information site.
Russell has testified at the FTC Spam hearings.
His site contains information on protecting yourself
from junk email and junk phone calls, as well as plenty of
other consumer information.
Consumer News & Reviews
Information on the latest developments in the consumer field
from the American Council on Consumer Interests.
The Consumer Project
The mission of this organization is to take on lobbyists, corporate interest
groups, and politicians to protect the interests of taxpayers and consumers.
Consumer Tips & Resources
Consumer tips, information, referrals, and common sense advice.
- Consumer World
A constantly-updated collection of consumer links.
Search through the database if you know what you're looking
for, or just browse through the recent additions.
- The Dollar Stretcher
Weekly newsletter containing practical ideas to make your
money go further.
- Go Inside
An e-zine with various consumer-related articles.
- Karen's Koncepts
Fantastic collection of links about telemarketing and consumer fraud.
- National Council Against Health Fraud
Enhancing freedom of choice through reliable information
National Association of Consumer Advocates
This provides a clearinghouse for information related to consumer
News You Can Use
Consumer articles from recent issues
No Debt Living News
While the premise of the "No Debt Living News"
is that it offers information
"with a Christian Perspective,"
most of the advice offered on this
web site applies regardless of your
Your guide to health fraud, quackery, and intelligent decisionmaking
- Scams on the Net
Links to reports of scams found by their search engine.
- Smart Consumer
Worth Magazine's online web zine.
- Sound Money
Minnesota Public Radio's financial information and money management program.
- Street Cents
A consumer information program from the Halifax office of the CBC.
This is about as much fun as you can get from a consumer information
site that actually has useful information.
This is actually more about work-at-home opportunites.
Among the gazillions of fraudulent and otherwise worthless
offers out there are a tiny handful of truly legitimate
offers, and even this site admits to not being able to completely keep out the scams, but your odds are a lot better here.
- Tele-Consumer Hotline
Organization to help consumers with telecom issues.
UK Office of Fair Trading
UK Trading Standards Net
Read about consumer issues and consumer rights on purchases made in the United Kingdom.
University of Texas Advertising World
Links of interest to consumers.
- WEBtown Money Pages
WEBtown provides a variety of consumer information.
legislative advocacy groups
Send your comments to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Consumer Alert
Consumer Alert has a free market philosophy, based on the premise that
consumer interests are served through competition and free choice.
- Corporate Watch
Focusing on corporate practices contrary to the public interest.
NetAction addresses technology-based social and political issues
as they relate to cybersapce.
- Oregon Consumers League
For over 30 years,
the activites of the Oregon Consumers League have demonstrated
that local action can have a national impact.
- Public Citizen
An organization set up by Ralph Nader, Public Citizen wants to make sure
that laws are designed to protect consumers and to serve the public
interest rather than special interests.
Student Environmental Action Coalition
A student-run and student-led network of progressive organizations
that seeks to uproot environmental injustice through action and
Updated November 7, 2006