Mortgage 101

Mortgage 101

Provides information on current interest rates and explains how to use mortgage calculators. There are also informative sections included in the mortgage information library on home buying, moving, loans, reverse mortgages, rates and refinancing. A blog for current issues is also provided.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home–Buying & Selling–Home Financing; Business & Economics–Real Estate–House & Home–Buying & Selling

DealTime

DealTime

Search engine created by Shopping.com for comparing the prices, availability, and specifications of electronics, computers, clothing, toys, games and much more at several dozen online shopping sites. Provides online product reviews, ratings, and feedback from customers via Epinions.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Shopping–Online Shopping

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Statistics on Depository Institutions

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC): Statistics on Depository Institutions

FDIC Statistics on Depository Institutions or SDI allows you to generate financial reports and statistics on FDIC-insured institutions. The FDIC insures deposits in banks and thrift institutions, and it identifies, monitors, and addresses risks to the deposit insurance funds.
Subject: Business & Economics–Banking; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services

The Consumerist

The Consumerist

Provides a blog where consumers can read about the newest deals and the latest scams. The Consumerist is published by Consumer Media LLC, a not-for-profit subsidiary of Consumers Union which publishes Consumer Reports.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services; Business & Economics Blogs

SiteAdvisor Analysis

SiteAdvisor Analysis

Insert any URL for a website and receive information on how safe it is, including: online affiliations of the site, user ratings, and whether downloads from the site contain adware, spyware, or other unwanted programs. Also available for download are PDF research papers on Internet safety published by McAfee, Inc.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet–World Wide Web; Arts & Humanities–Libraries–Internet For Libraries–Internet Resource Evaluation; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services

Autotropolis

Autotropolis

Extensive research and pricing information for new and used cars is available for anyone interested in learning more about vehicles suitable to their lifestyle and price range. Interactive search system is available to input multiple preferences for new car selection ideas.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles

Marketplace

Marketplace

Daily radio show on National Public Radio (NPR) that discusses all matters financial, such as business news, retirement, home purchasing, asking for a raise, paying off credit card debt, and paying for college.
Subject: Business & Economics–Employment–Job Searching & Employee Recruiting; Business & Economics–Business & Economics News; Business & Economics–Finance; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services; Business & Economics–Real Estate

Women at the Wheel

Women at the Wheel

For women, by a woman, offers help on learning about car repair and auto maintenance. Columns inform women about different issues such as calculating fuel economy and how to deal with car mechanics.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

Provides a list of common car problems and maintenance issues with helpful troubleshooting suggestions.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Brakeinfo.com

Brakeinfo.com

Offers insight on different kinds of brake problems. Explains how brakes work and possible suggestions to fix common issues.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Maintenance And Repair

Yahoo! Used Car Guide

Yahoo! Used Car Guide

Whether you’re looking to sell or to buy a used car, this is the place to start. Search our classified listings, check the Kelley Blue Book value, or post an ad for your own car.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles

Government Loans

Government Loans

This site provides information on federally sponsored loans. Separate areas include agricultural, business, disaster relief, education, housing, and veterans’ loans. Includes a comprehensive glossary of related terms. This site is sponsored by the United States government.
Subject: Business & Economics–Agribusiness; Education–Higher Education–Financial Aid, Scholarships & Fellowships; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home–Buying & Selling–Home Financing; Business & Economics–Finance–Personal Finance

Edmunds Automobile Buyer’s Guides

Edmunds Automobile Buyer’s Guides

Information about buying new and used cars, along with dealer prices and lists of specs for several hundred different models. Has entries for all makes and models from 1987 to the present.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles

Consumer Price Index

Consumer Price Index

The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces data on the prices paid by consumers for a representative basket of goods and services. Get current and archived news releases (back to 1994) plus detailed CPI statistics.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–Statistics

LeaseGuide.com

LeaseGuide.com

How automobile leasing works, types of leases, how to get the best deal and ending leases, from a consumer’s perspective. Helpful tools such as calculators, vehicle evaluators and lease kits are also provided.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road; Business & Economics–Finance–Personal Finance

Kelley Blue Book

Kelley Blue Book

New and used car pricing information. Browse through a hierarchical list to find the make and model in which you are interested.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles

Car Crash Safety Tool

Car Crash Safety Tool

This interactive form will give you crash performance data and repair cost information on any make and model of vehicle built since 1990. The page also includes a “Collision Library”, with various articles for car owners who want more information on crash data and collision repair costs.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles–Automobiles–Traffic Accidents

Federal Trade Commission: E-Commerce & Internet

Federal Trade Commission: E-Commerce & Internet

The Federal Trade Commission offers consumer and business information related to e-commerce and the Internet on subjects including automobiles, online shopping, spam email, web scams, credit reporting, privacy, health, education, energy, ID theft, investments and telemarketing.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Shopping–Online Shopping; Business & Economics–E-Commerce