The good, the bad and the ugly... consumer sites that can help you tell the difference

Do you smell a fishy product? Want to find out if others think this is the best possible product to buy? Read on to find a few resources that we suggest when making buying decisions.

Bank Rate Monitor
Rates for mortgages, auto loans, home equity loans, savings, credit cards, and checking accounts.

Better Business Bureau
The Better Business Bureau provides contact information for your local bureau by zipcode, access to business and consumer alerts, business and charity reports and a way to file a complaint online.

A Fannie Mae site to help you buy or refinance a home.

Insurance Ratings
Provides consumers with letter-grade ratings for insurance companies from Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings. The ratings are based on the insurer's ability to pay policyholder claims.

SHOP: Credit Card Rates
Information on how to choose a credit card and a survey of current credit card plans and rates.

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