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Asbestos in Makeup: Steps You Can Take to Avoid Exposure

Asbestos, which can cause cancer, sometimes contaminates talc-based products. There is no safe level of exposure to asbestos. While we advocate for changes in the system, we also want to ensure consumers have the resources they need to avoid talc products and protect themselves and their families.


Auto Loan Complaints Rise

Pandemic worsens existing consumer problems with car buying in CFPB data


Automatic textbook billing

Avoiding COVID-19 Price Gouging

Price gouging is on the rise for hand sanitizers, surgical masks and more. Here's how you can protect yourself.

Avoiding dangerous toys

Our toy safety tips will help you protect your children. 


Back to School Tookit


Back-to-school guide

Ban Bee-Killing Pesticides

Millions of bees are dying at unprecedented rates, with real consequences for our food supply, environment and economy. We rely on bees to pollinate everything from broccoli to strawberries to the alfalfa used to feed dairy cows. Simply put, no bees means no food. Given what’s at stake, we must do more to stop the bee die-offs and help them rebound.


Ban Roundup

It's clear. Unless and until it's proven safe, we should ban Roundup. 


Before you rent a home

Renting a new place is exciting, whether it’s your first time or not. But it’s also filled with potential landmines to avoid.


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