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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Guides and Resources

  • Toy Safety Tips

    When you go shopping for toys for your favorite kids, use this guide to help find safe toys and avoid safety hazards.

  • Buying a car

    Buying that new car can get you into financial trouble if you fall for these traps or scams.

  • Choking hazards

    In one minute, you can find out if toys pose a choking hazard to your kid with a common household item.

  • Buying refurbished electronics

    Shopping for refurbished electronics can save you money and save the environment. Our guide will help make sure you're happy with your purchase.

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