This year, as we're all painfully aware, prices have surged on just about everything — gas, groceries, rent, and more. To help you deal with the scourge of inflation, there's a free (to White Plains Library cardholders), trustworthy, and reliable source that we can all turn to: Consumer Reports (CR). CR, an independent nonprofit based in Yonkers with millions of members, is on a mission to inform and empower consumers. For more than eighty years, they've tested and reviewed countless products and services while accepting no advertising dollars.
Want to find a car that costs less at the pump? See CR's How to Decide If a Hybrid, Plug-In Hybrid, or Fully Electric Car Is Right for You and the New & Used Car Buying Guide or check out the Electric Vehicle Savings Finder. Need an appliance that uses less energy? Peruse CR's reviews and learn What the Inflation Reduction Act Could Mean for Your Next Appliance Purchase.
In addition to their unbiased product reviews, CR offers timely and useful articles loaded with the credible, trustworthy info you need to make informed choices in this economy such as: How to Save Money as Consumer Prices Keep Rising or How to Save Money Now: The Tactics That Can Help You Spend Less on Everything from Cell Phone Bills to Insurance Coverage to Groceries or How to Save Money Food Shopping.