Do you like to shop?
Have you ever avoided making large purchases because you were intimidated or overwhelmed?
Have you ever made a purchase you regret because you felt pressured?
Have you ever thought about budgeting or investing your money?
Have you ever been confused by the difference between a medical insurance plan and a medical discount plan?
Have you ever wondered about the difference between low-calorie or fat-free foods?
Are you looking for healthy cooking options or information on nutritional supplements?
If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you could benefit from the information provided in this research guide. We are all consumers and, therefore, we could all benefit from consumer information.
The more informed we are when deciding on a purchase, the better equiped we are to make that purchase.
[Original content for this Research Guide was provided by Amanda Carter, Spring 2012.]
If you are interested in learning about how to budget your finances or what to do with your savings, explore these links to websites containing education, advice, and useful tools to help you manage your personal finances.