Consumer

Auto Repair Reference Center
This database provides comprehensive repair information on more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles, from 1945 to the present. It includes nearly 800,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs.

NADA Guides
NADA provides prices for new and used vehicles. It also includes reviews for new and used vehicles.

Kelley Blue Book
This website provides prices, reviews and buying advice on new and used vehicles.

EPA Fuel Economy Guide
This government sponsored website issues facts on gas mileage, air pollution and safety ratings for new cars and older models.

Cars.com
With this website, consumers can do research, read reviews and get advise on purchasing vehicles.

AutoTrader.com
Use AutoTrader rather than driving from dealer to dealer. This website makes it easy to locate the car or truck you are searching for. One can also sell a vehicle on this site and do research on various models.

RI Landlord Tenant Handbook
This guide provides information on the rights and responsibilities of both tenants and landlords.

United Way 2-1-1
Use this website to locate resources on local emergency services such as shelter, counseling, disability services and financial assistance.

Federal Citizen Information Center
This government website offers online articles about various consumer topics such as computers, family, food, employment, money, travel, and more.

Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance
This site enables users to check businesses for customer complaints, government actions, contact information and number of employees. The evaluations include online businesses also.

The Alliance also produces in-depth evaluative reports on national charities based on comprehensive standards for charity accountability, helping donors to make wise giving decisions.

 Annual Credit Report
This site allows you to request a credit report from each of the nationwide consumer credit reporting companies.

RI Office of the General Treasurer— Unclaimed Property List
Unclaimed property consists of money and other assets that are considered lost or abandoned after an owner cannot be located for a specific period of time. This website allows patrons to search for and retrieve unclaimed property.

Recalls.gov
Six federal agencies have joined together to create this site in order to provide better service in alerting the American people to unsafe, hazardous or defective products.

Rhode Island Attorney General Consumer Protection Unit
The Consumer Protection Unit investigates and mediates consumer complaints concerning unfair and unlawful business practices and misleading advertising.

Toxics Information Project
This RI organization provides information on toxics in everyday life and promotes healthier alternatives.

Visit Rhode Island
This colorful website has suggestions for where to eat, hike, bike, and lodge. It has lists of events, exhibitions and fascinating facts about our state.

Quahog.org
This fun website has facts, folklore, attractions, lodging, dining and events throughout Rhode Island.

 

Telephone numbers

A to Z Databases
This database provides information on millions of United States  businesses and households. Business entries list name, address, telephone, CEO, Type of business, revenue and more.

Superpages

Whitepages

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