Welcome to Consumer Reports Advocacy

For 85 years CR has worked for laws and policies that put consumers first. Learn more about CR’s work with policymakers, companies, and consumers to help build a fair and just marketplace at TrustCR.org

Ways to Pay

Debit cards, gift cards, online payments and more

There are many ways to pay, including debit cards, gift cards, and newer emerging methods. Often different payment methods come with very different protections. Consumers Union exposes bad practices as well as advocates for strong consumer protections for these ways to pay.