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Tips for Household Savings

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Are you uncertain if you should lease or buy your next vehicle? Should you rent or buy a home? Maybe you just want to keep track of your everyday expenses.

Our tools and calculators can help you make smarter spending decisions.

Get tips, information and links to additional tools and resources to help you start spending smarter.

Useful Information to Help You In the Marketplace

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Common questions

Be aware. Read our Common Consumer Questions and learn how to protect yourself before you make a purchase.

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Information for Canadians

Find consumer information on a wide range of topics from authoritative, original sources by visiting

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Build your buying skills

Learn some helpful basic buying tips you can use and apply today to help you become a well-informed and knowledgeable consumer.

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Recalls and alerts

Read the latest warning, product recalls and advisories from

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Our Consumer Handbook
Find tips and advice on many consumer topics at

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Fight identity theft
Tips to help protect your identity and to avoid being a victim of identity theft

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Clothing symbols guide
Keep your clothes looking new and fresh using this handy apparel care guide

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