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CONSUMER REPORTS

Does the library subscribe to Consumer Reports?

Yes. We obtain print copies at all library locations and also provide online access to the current and past issues. If accessing from home, you will be prompted for your library card number. Once your number has been entered you may begin using this service.

Browse Consumer Reports by date/issue.

CREDIT REPORTS

"As a result of a recent amendment to the federal Fair Credit Practices Act, consumers nationwide are now able to obtain free copies of their credit histories from the three national credit bureaus (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion), once every 12 months, by making a single request."
 

LOCAL RESOURCES

Burlington County Consumer Affairs

The Consumer Affairs office investigates consumer complaints, and provides educational programs and materials to assist customers, and responds to inquiries regarding specific places of business.

Human Services Building
795 Woodlane Road
Westampton, NJ 08060
Telephone
(609) 265-5054
(609) 265-5098

Consumer Tip Videos

Watch these videos produced by the Burlington County Office of Consumer Affairs on the following topcis:
  • Buying Gas
  • Home Improvement Contractors
  • Identity Theft

RESOURCES TO KNOW

  • Better Business Bureau of NJ
    Includes alerts and news, FAQs, resource library, contact information, and links.
  • Consumer Search  
      
    ConsumerSearch.com reviews hundreds of product reviews, analyzes them, distills the information shoppers need and recommends which products are the best.
  • Consumer.gov
    Your source for consumer information from the Federal government.
  • Licensee Search
    The NJ Division of Consumer Affairs supervises the activities of 41 boards and committees, regulating more than 80 professions. Approximately 600,000 New Jerseyans are licensed by these boards. Look them up before seeking services.

IDENTITY THEFT

  • Identity Theft in NJ
    "New Jersey has taken ground-breaking steps to prevent identity theft from happening and, if it does, helping you repair the damage that has been done."
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