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Consumer Education

Caveat Emptor - Let the buyer beware.

Cybrary Man: How I Taught....Consumerism

I developed a good relationship with the local grocery store manager in the area where I taught. He used to provide me with class sets of weekly advertising specials. He also enjoyed giving my students a tour of his store and he had the employees in the store tell the students exactly what they were responsible for.

I taught my students about coupons, comparison shopping, unit pricing, sales tax, how to read food labels, freshness codes, advertising and placement of items on the shelves.

We also read articles about items that were rated by Consumer Reports magazine and had them write their own product reviews.

Shopping Vocabulary

Shopping Lessons


You Are Here - Where kids learn to be smarter consumers

Consumer Price Index

Cost Helper

Consumer Jungle - Students

Consumer Protection- Federal Trade Commission

Consumer Reports

Consumer Search

Consumer World

Consumer Protection - USA.gov


The Dollar Stretcher

USPS Postage Rate Calculator

Catalog Choice - Eliminate unwanted catalogs you receive in the mail

Charity Navigator

PackTrack - track packages

Product Reviews and Reports - ConsumerSearch.com


RedLaser Barcode Scanner, Shopping Assistant & QR Code Reader


8 awesome shopping apps to save you money

ShopSavvy  | iPhone and Android Barcode Scanning & Shopping Tool

Grocery iQ: Grocery Shopping Made Simple

Garage sale iphone app - Find yard sales using your iPhone

Consumer Protection

Better Business Bureau

Consumer.gov: Your resource for consumer information from the federal government

NCL: National Consumers League

National Fraud Information Center

Privacy Rights Clearinghouse

Recalls.gov

Recall Warnings

EConsumer.gov

FDA: Food and Drug Administration

U.S. Postal Inspection Service

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Consumer Behavior

Consumer Psychology Resources

The Psychology of Consumers: Consumer Behavior and Marketing


Association for Consumer Research

Journal of Consumer Research