Consumer Information

Please note is available in select libraries; is available in all libraries; is also available outside the library with your card; and is freely available online.

World Book Living Green

  

Find out how to reduce your environmental impact, and learn how major industries are working to curb pollution and improve the environment. Includes activities to do at home.

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Aging Parents and Elder Care

Get advice and information for caregivers of seniors, including comprehensive checklists on elderly driving, choosing a nursing home, and much more.

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Annual Credit Report

Get your credit report for FREE from all three major credit reporting agencies.

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Better Business Bureau

Peruse a variety of useful publications and articles for the business owner, or search out consumer help in interacting with a business or charity.

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Consumer Search

Read ratings that aim to give you meaningful comparisons and unbiased product reviews.

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Edmunds

Research values and reviews on cars, trucks, and SUVs.

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Farm Finder: Washington-Oregon

Locate local farms, crops, or links to farmers markets and recipes. Search by different criteria including "Certified Organic". Hosted by WSU.

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Hospital Compare

Compare hospitals through various measures of patient care and safety based on Medicare data. Just start by entering a zip code.

The site is available in Spanish, too.

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Kelley Blue Book Online

Access value guides for cars, trucks & SUVs. *Also available in print at the Library.

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NADA

Search appraisal guides from the National Automobile Dealers Association including: autos, RVs, motorcycles, boats, and manufactured homes. *Also available in print at the Library.

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Washington State Attorney General

Review information on consumer and other legal issues including the Lemon Law, landlord-tenant rights, identity theft, etc. Access forms on filing a complaint against businesses.

Use the "Site Map" to view all listed topics.

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Washington State Consumer Protection

Review more than 100 consumer protection and public safety web sites with emphasis on Washington state information.

Topics include aging/elder care, food safety, money, transportation, tech crime and more.

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Privacy for Washington State citizens

Learn how to protect your privacy in the digital world. Review ten privacy tips, and read or listen to the privacy guide developed by Washington's Chief Privacy Officer.

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