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Books and Magazines
- Boston Consumer's Checkbook* (issues from 2013-present)
- Consumer Reports 
- Consumer Reports Buying Guides* (issues from 2012-present)
- Consumer Reports Health Letter*
- Consumer Reports Shopsmart  (issues from 2010-2015)
- NADA Official Used Car Guide* (issues from 2012-present)
- NADA Official Older Used Car Guide* (issues from 2015-present)
Resources marked with an asterisk (*) are non-circulating and can be found on the top floor of the Main Library. Circulating issues of all other resources can be found in the Richardson building.
- Better Business Bureau 
- Consumer Product Safety Comminssion 
- Bureau of Consumer Protection 
- Reputation Management 
Information on how businesses, job seekers and others can better manage their online reputation.
- Consumer Reports 
Ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.
- Consumer Search 
Reviews of products organized by category such as Electronics, House & Home, Family or Office.
- Recalls.gov 
A "one stop shop" for U.S. Government recalls.
- Car Talk's "Actual Car Information" 
Using down-home humor, this site gives you Actual Car Information on buying, selling, and owning a car.
- Edmunds Automobile Buyer's Guide 
Used car prices back to 1990, safety information, and updates on new vehicles.
- Kelley Blue Book 
Timely and accurate prices on new and used cars.
- National Automobile Dealers Association (NADA) Guides 
Vehicle pricing for new, used, and classic automobiles in addition to motorcycles, recreational vehicles, and more.
- Charity Navigator
Provides an unbiased, objective, numbers-based rating system to assess the financial health of over 5,000 of America's best-known charities.
- Annual Credit Report 
The ONLY authorized source for the free annual credit report that's yours by law.
- Bank Rate Monitor 
Rates for mortgages, auto loans, home equity loans, savings, credit cards, and checking accounts.
- FRB: Consumers Guide to Credit Cards 
Provides a basic guide to navigating the credit card process. Maintained by the Federal Reserve Board.
- AbbysGuide.com 
Helps you find out which household or consumer product is right for you and your family.
- CNET 
A source for reviews and commentary on technology. From cell phones to television, this site appears to cover just about everything electronic.
- EERE Energy Savers 
Learn ways to save money and use clean, renewable technologies at home, while driving, and at work. From the U.S. Department of Energy.
- FurnaceCompare.com 
FurnaceCompare.com provides information to consumers and HVAC professionals about air conditioners , boilers , heat pumps , furnaces , radiant heat systems , and wood furnaces .
- Household Products Database 
Learn more about what's in products, about potential health effects, and about safety and handling on this site from the National Institutes of Health.
- Massachusetts Energy Tax Credit Information 
Information on energy-related tax incentive programs from the state of Massachusetts and the federal government.