Consumer Resources & Personal Finance
Antiques Reference Database
Use the Prices 4 Antiques (p4A) Reference database to help you research the value of antiques and collectibles you already own or may be thinking of buying.
The ChiltonLibrary database offers car repair and maintenance information.
Consumers Union (CU) is an expert, independent, nonprofit organization whose mission is to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves. Eenables consumers to make better purchasing decisions on the products they are shopping for.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
The online version of no-longer-in-print Morningstar Mutual Funds has been expanded to also cover stocks, securities and ETFs. This database can be used by only one patron at a time.
2-1-1 Community Resources
2-1-1 is a free community service administered by the United Way of Connecticut and funded by the Connecticut Department of Social Services and your local United Ways. You can call 2-1-1 to get information, or to seek help in a crisis. We are open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Simply dial 2-1-1 or 1-800-203-1234 any time of day or night.
Learn about the Health Insurance Marketplace and your choices under the Affordable Healthcare Act
Ct Consumer Health Information
University of Connecticut Health Center Library’s consumer health information program for Connecticut residents and public libraries.
Ct Physicians Profile
Profiles of practicing physicians maintained by the State of Connecticut Department of Public Health.
Free Internet Links You Might Want to Try:
CT Dept of Revenue Services
State tax information and tax forms.
Smart Consumer CT
The new website, offers information that is helpful to consumers at varying stages of their lives. The site includes advice on spotting and avoiding scams such as travel fraud, rental scams, pyramid schemes and modeling scams, along with information for stopping unwanted mail, hiring home improvement contractors, and staying safe online.
Federal Citizen Information Center
Lots of on-line consumer information to help the public. Sponsored by the U.S. General Services Administration.
Federal Government Consumer Site
Federal government consumer information gateway.
Money saving tips, financial advice, credit/debt and other information on personal finances.
Internal Revenue Service
Federal government site for all tax forms and information.
The website of "Kiplinger’s Personal Finance" magazine is a source of information on saving, investing, home ownership, paying for college and other personal finance topics
This site provides investors with timely, to-the-point financial news and analysis.
U.S. News & World Report
U. S. News & World Report offers links on their site to information about investing, money management, retirement, taxes with interactive tools to help you.