Consumer Information

Consumer Rights

Consumer Action Handbook
General information on shopping for goods and services, filing a complaint and many other topics.

FTC Consumer Information
Information on how to file a complaint, report identity theft, as well as information on money, credit, mortgages, privacy, etc.

New Jersey Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Includes business reviews for NJ businesses and steps for filing a complaint.

New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs
Consumer news, alerts, and complaint forms.
Product recalls and safety information from the federal government.

Product Reviews

CNET Reviews
Reviews of latest technology.

Consumer Reports
Probably the best-known research company for non-biased reviews.
Objective and precise reviews in numerous categories.

Scams & Frauds

Better Business Bureau Scam Tracker
Listings of top scams and tips on how to avoid being scammed.

Insurance fraud
Report insurance fraud to the NJ State Division of Insurance.

Understanding Mail Fraud
From the USPS. Includes warnings about employment solicitations, personal finance schemes, chain letters, and bogus sweepstakes winner notifications.

National Fraud Information Center
From the National Consumers League, this non-profit is specific to telemarking and internet fraud.

Scholarship Scam Alert
Warning signs of possible scams, suspicious scholarships and what to do if you think you are a victim.