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Consumer Information

Consumer Product Safety Commission
The Commission's directive is to "protect the public against unreasonable risks of injuries and deaths associated with consumer products." The site features recalls and warnings and a place to report unsafe products.
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Consumer Protection
The Bureau of Consumer Protection's mandate is to protect consumers against unfair, deceptive, or fraudulent practices. Their site offers a host of pamphlets on a variety of consumer related issues and also allows one to file a complaint online.
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Economic Recovery Plan
"Recovery.gov is a website that lets you, the taxpayer, figure out where the money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act [ARRA] is going." Includes text of this economic stimulus plan (signed by President Barack Obama on February 17, 2009), FAQ, timeline of the plan's operation, details about how the money will be used and estimated job effects, and related material. From the White House. LII Item: http://lii.org/cs/lii/view/item/27975
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Federal Citizen Information Center
Offers hundreds of consumer publications on topics ranging from cars, employment and money to recalls, scams and travel. The publications come from federal agencies and consumer organizations as a result of ongoing research, legislation and public programs.
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Fighting Back Against Identity Theft
This site is maintained by the Federal Trade Commission. It contains information on what identity theft is, what to do if you suspect you are a victim, how to minimize your risk, laws, and Web resources.
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FX Converter [Foreign Exchange Converter]
"A multi-lingual Currency Converter with up to date exchange rates provided from leading market data contributors and is filtered for validity." Exchange rates are available for 164 currencies back to January 1, 1990.
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MasterCard ATM Locator
Locates ATM locations by country, state, city or street address, then provides a map.
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New York Better Business Bureau
Check out a business or charity, file complaints, find a Better Business Bureau anywhere in the U.S., take advantage of tips and alerts.
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Universal Currency Converter
This "Universal" converter allows you to perform interactive foreign exchange rate calculations on the Internet, using live, up-to-the-minute currency rates." This site does not include "buy" or "sell" margins.
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Visa ATM Locator
Just enter your city and state and receive a list of ATM's with a map.
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