Subject Guide to Consumer Resources

Better Business Bureaus

Wisconsin BBB

United States BBB


Consumer Product Safety Commission
Federal Agency dealing with consumer product recalls, reports, and alerts

Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Monitors fair and safe business practices

Free Annual Credit Reports

Consumer Action Handbook
Offers “helpful tips about preventing identity theft, understanding credit, filing a consumer complaint, and much more.”

National Do Not Call Registry

Wisconsin Do Not Call

Wisconsin Office of Privacy Protection

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Identity Theft Information

Credit Card Insider

Consumer Reviews

Angie's List
Reviews of services from Doctors to Contractors.

Reviews in over 100 product subject areas

Offers in-depth product evaluations and personalized recommendations

Reviews, news, and prices on tech products.
Data-driven reviews on popular products and services.




Kelley Blue Book

Consumer Guide

NADA guides


Auto Trader

Green Resources

The National Geographic Green Guide
Shows consumers how to make small, gradual environmental changes that can benefit their finances, health, and planet

Travel Green Wisconsin
A voluntary program supported by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and the Wisconsin Environmental Initiative that recognizes businesses and organizations committed to reducing their environmental impact

Sustain Dane
Non-profit organization based in Madison, committed to creating a community that deeply enjoys, cares for and is sustained by its unique environment.”