Consumer Tips

For more than 40 years, U.S. PIRG Education Fund has alerted the public to risks to their health, safety and financial security. And, we empower people to avoid these dangers and protect themselves. Below are some of our most frequently requested resources and now we're adding new ones regularly.

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  • Remove recalled kids' products

    1 in 10 surveyed day cares still used unsafe sleepers months after a recall. Learn how to keep recalled products away from your kids.

  • Finding Affordable Textbooks

    College is already expensive enough--and high textbook prices can add to the cost. A few actions can help you save hundreds.

  • Before you rent a home

    Renting a new place is exciting, whether it’s your first time or not. But it’s also filled with potential landmines to avoid.

  • Freeze your credit

    With so many data breaches, you should assume your social security is out there. Protect your identity theft in just 10 minutes--it will be worth it.

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