Welcome to Consumer Reports Advocacy

Consumer Reports is an independent nonprofit organization that works for a fair, safe and transparent marketplace.

Since we were founded as Consumers Union in 1936, we have advocated for the rights of all consumers. Now, we are united under the Consumer Reports name, bringing together our trusted testing, research, journalism, and advocacy.

We hope you will partner with us and our six million members for a better world.

Don’t let credit card companies suck you in!

If you are a college student or the parent of a college student, beware the credit card companies. New rules to limit ways card companies can lure young people into debt don’t go into effect until February. In the meantime, card companies want to get as many college students on the hook as possible.

Get our college care package here with tips for navigating the credit card offers on their way to students this fall.

IssuesMoney