Request a free yearly credit report from each of three consumer credit reporting companies, Experian, Equifax, and TransUnion.
ConsumerAffairs is a consumer news and advocacy organization founded in 1998. Their website includes consumer news, recall information and tens of thousands of pages of consumer reviews.
Better Business Bureau - Reports on businesses, charities, and links to regional BBBs.
Catalog Choice - Sign up to reduce the number of repeat and unsolicited catalog mailings.
Charity Navigator - Independent charity evaluator.
Consumer.gov - Advice for managing money, understanding credit and loans, and avoiding scams and identity theft.
Do Not Call - National registry to limit telemarketing calls.
Federal Trade Commission - Advice on avoiding scams and rip-offs, as well as tips on other consumer topics.
Fuel Economy - Gas mileage, greenhouse gas emissions, air pollution ratings, and safety information for new and used cars and trucks.
Household Products Database - Healthy and safety information on common household products.
Kelly Blue Book - Price guide for new and used cars, motorcycles, and personal watercraft.
NADA Guides - Values for new and used cars, motorcycles, boats, recreation vehicles, and manufactured homes.
Oregon Consumer Protection - Consumer help from the Attorney General.
Privacy Rights Clearinghouse - Nonprofit consumer organization with information on identity theft and privacy issues.