Consumer Research

Buying or Selling a Car 

Buying a House


Credit Report



  • Texas Department of Insurance
    • Offers a wealth of consumer information, in both English and Spanish, including price comparisons of insurance companies, complaint records and forms, and many other resources.

Buying Other Products

  • Consumer Search: This for-profit site "reviews the reviewers", allowing you to see who has done the best job giving consumer information about a product.
  • Consumer Reports  or Consumer Reports Buying Guide via MasterFILE Complete in the TexShare Databases.  Contact the Reference Desk at 214-509-4905 to obtain the password.