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AARP Consumer Rights Information -
Your rights as a consumer, with a focus on home-buying and credit issues.
Annual Credit Report -
Use this site to obtain free credit reports from the three reporting agencies. You may request copies online, by phone or by mail.
Attorney General's Office (WA) Consumer Protection -
Consumer tips, plus instructions for resolving consumer complaints.
Better Business Bureau -
Consumer alerts, resource library, and online complaint forms.
Consumer Action Website -
Consumer's Checkbook (In Library Use Only) -
Evaluations and ratings of Puget Sound region businesses and service firms.
DMA Choice - Consumer Assistance -
Guidelines for removing yourself from a host of marketing lists.
Government Benefits -
Search for government benefits you may be able to receive. This site includes links to both federal and state benefits.
Articles on a diverse range of topics from magazines, journals, and newspapers. Includes content from Ethnic Newswatch, Alt-Press Watch, ABI/Inform and Washington Newsstand.
Take It Back Network -
A King County web site listing nonprofit and corporate members of the Take It Back Network who will accept all kinds of electronic equipment (computers, televisions, cell phones, etc.) for either reuse or recycling. Directory has separate links for King and Snohomish Counties, and also lists recycling events.