Consumer Resources


Bank Rate Monitor the nation's leading source for consumer bank rates and personal finance. Bank Rate Monitor provides more than 1,600 pages of free, timely rates for mortgages, home equity loans, savings, credit cards and checking accounts.via the Internet. BRM also tracks ATM fees and online banking fees.

Consumer Information Center —full text versions of hundreds of the best federal consumer publications.

New York Consumer Protection Board Consumer links, tips, publications, recalls and alerts. Allows you to file a complaint online.

New York State Department of Civil Service Information about Civil Service exams and jobs. Select Employee Benefits for a link to the Empire Plan Participating Provider Directory.

NYS Department of Motor Vehicles Information, frequently asked questions, addresses and hours for local offices, DMV forms, custom plate information, statistics and more.

Social Security Online Information, publications, & forms. You can request a personal earnings and benefit estimate statement online, and it will be mailed to you.

Telecommunications Research and Action Center Cut your long-distance telephone bills. Find out what long distance service is the cheapest for your calling patterns.

The U.S. Consumer Gateway a "one-stop" link to a broad range of federal information resources available online where you can locate information by catagory — such as Food, Health, Product Safety, Your Money, and Transportation. ScamAlert! provides current information on fraudulent and deceptive practices in the marketplace and appears on each page, as necessary.

Saturday, Sep 20, 2014
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