Publications.USA.gov — Housing Publications

Publications.USA.gov — Housing Publications

Online pamphlets covering various aspects of home ownership such as buying a home, getting a mortgage, foreclosure, home improvements and home safety.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Business & Economics–Finance–Personal Finance; Business & Economics–Real Estate; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing

Law, Technology and Arts Group, University of Washington School of Law

Law, Technology and Arts Group, University of Washington School of Law

The website for the school, which focuses on education and research on tech law, art law and intellectual property, offers links to the Washington Journal of Law, Technology & Arts and the Center for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property.
Subject: Computers & Internet–Internet; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services; Law, Government & Political Science–Law–United States

Homes & Living

Homes & Living

Online version of Homes & Living magazine, focusing on Vancouver Island, Victoria, and Nanaimo British Columbia. Articles on home remodeling and decor, fine dining, and weekend getaways; profiles of island communities; and digital archives of the print magazine.
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Travel & Tourism–North America–Canada Travel & Tourism; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Entertainment & Leisure–Home & Garden

Classifieds on Recycler.com

Classifieds on Recycler.com

This classified ad site allows users to search and browse listings for cars and vehicles, real estate and apartment rentals, jobs, items for sale, services and other categories in over 50 US cities.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Shopping

Surviving the Crisis — Advice from The Telegraph

Surviving the Crisis — Advice from The Telegraph

The British publication, The Telegraph, provides an excellent resource on their website of different tips and ideas to help save money and make the most of the turbulent financial times worldwide. Although geared towards British markets, the articles included provide sound financial advice that can be applied to any market. Of particular interest i …
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home–Buying & Selling–Home Financing; Business & Economics–Finance–Personal Finance; Business & Economics–Finance–Investments

Oodle Classifieds

Oodle Classifieds

This classified ad site allows users to search or browse listings for cars, apartments, jobs, pets, items for sale, services and other categories in more than 30 cities around the United States.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Shopping

FoodFuture

FoodFuture

“The Food and Drink Federation foodfuture programme aims to improve public understanding of genetic modification. The programme has initiated wider discussion of the technology the perceived benefits and disadvantages as well as the ethical and moral concerns. ” The website gives background information on GM foods and a balanced analysis of its pr …
Subject: Entertainment & Leisure–Food; Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Food Safety; Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology

The Bigger Pockets Blog

The Bigger Pockets Blog

Stay up-to-date with current real estate information written by experts in the field. This blog is meant for lenders, renters, homeowners, investors, bankers, landlords, and anyone else interested in the real estate market.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–House & Home; Business & Economics–Real Estate; Social Sciences–Social Issues And Social Welfare–Housing; Business & Economics Blogs

National Automobile Dealers Association Appraisal Guides

National Automobile Dealers Association Appraisal Guides

“World’s largest source of used vehicle values and information for cars, trucks, SUVs, classic cars, motorcycles, snowmobiles, personal watercraft, ATVs, RVs, boats, aircraft and manufactured housing.” Includes price quotes, car reviews, dealer incentives, and links to DMV forms online.
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services–Automobiles; Science & Technology–Transportation–Road–Vehicles; Entertainment & Leisure–Hobbies–Automobiles

Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Consumer Assistance Handbook

Ohio Consumers’ Counsel Consumer Assistance Handbook

“While the OCC Consumer Assistance Handbook is most specifically geared toward Ohio consumers, it contains information useful to people across the U.S. Topics include avoiding telephone scams such as slamming and cramming, reducing unwanted calls from telemarketers, deciphering utility bills, choosing long-distance providers and gas suppliers, rea …
Subject: Business & Economics–Consumer Issues & Services; Law, Government & Political Science–Government–US State & Regional

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