Annotated Internet Resouces by Subject
Compare Homeowner's Insurance Rates
This site allows consumers to compare homeowner's insurance rates in the counties of Florida. "The typical rates quoted here are not guaranteed rates, but are only intended to demonstrate that rates vary significantly from company to company."
Consumer Law Page
"The Consumer Law Page is divided into three main areas: our Articles page has articles of interest to consumers, our Brochures page has hundreds of free consumer information brochures, and our Resources page contains over one thousand links to other useful sites."
ConsumerWorld: Everything Consumer
"ConsumerWorld ... has gathered over 1500 of the most useful consumer resources on the Internet, and categorized them here for easy access." From here, the visitor can link to consumer agencies around the world, find the best airline fares currently available and receive the latest news of interest to consumers.
CPSC Home Page
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, "an independent Federal regulatory agency, helps keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products." Its web site contains recent announcements of product recalls, safety data and guides and reports relevant to its mission.
Federal Citizen Information Center Main Page
"We have full text versions of hundreds of the best federal consumer publications available. All are FREE." The 1997 Consumer's Resource Handbook also can be downloaded here.
Florida Department of Financial Services
The webpage of the Florida Department of Financial Services has a wide variety of and enables the visitor, among other tings, to search unclaimed property, download consumer guides, file a consumer complaint and learn about workman's comp in Florida.
GuideStar - the Donor's Guide to Charities and Nonprofits
GuideStar is "a free service with information on the programs and finances of more than 600,000 American charities and nonprofit organizations, up-to-date news stories on philanthropy, and a forum for donors and volunteers."
Lemon Car Page
"This page offers general information regarding lemon car cases." It provides links to "Sources of Applicable Law for Lemon Cars," "Consumer Strategies in Lemon Car Cases," "Informal Dispute Resolution or Arbitration" and "Lemon Links, Lemon Lawyers and Lemon Reading Materials."
National Fraud Information Center
Feel like you've been cheated? Visit this page for the latest information on scams worldwide.