Congress created the Federal Reserve System in 1913. Learn about the role of the Fed in establishing competitive banking practices, protecting consumer transactions, and assuring stable markets.
A wide range of catalogs are published by wholesale product distributors and consumer goods retailers. This photo shows an array of typical consumer catalogs offering products ranging from women's clothing to children's toys to kitchen utensils.
Comparison shopping can save the consumer a considerable amount of money on goods and services. This picture shows two hands holding an apple and an orange, bringing to mind the phrase, It's like comparing apples and oranges.