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Consumer Action Handbook and National Consumer Protection Week

It's National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 6-12.  Get a free copy, or download a pdf version, of the 2011 edition of the Consumer Action Handbook (shipping is free too). This is the bible of every consumer office in the country ...

Working Cars for Working Families

Working Cars for Working Families is a group of organizations united to ensure that working families can get, keep, and use a reliable used car at fair terms. We are a coalition of varied organizations, yet we all recognize the importance of a ...

More Than Wheels - for residents of NH, VT, ME, and MA, not MD

More Than Wheels is an award-winning nonprofit organization that helps people get the best deal on a reliable and fuel-efficient car. Since its establishment in 2001, More Than Wheels has helped over 1,400 New England residents get the best deal ...

Home Affordable Modification Program

In March 2009, the Obama Administration published detailed program guidelines for the Making Home Affordable (MHA) Program. Mortgage servicers were authorized to begin modifications under the plan immediately.

Collected research

I get to give all sorts of advice out here in Frederick, and usually have to do a bit of research to confirm what I think I remember about some of the issues presented. Here's some research on some of these topics, just so we all don't have to ...

Lopez v. Washington Mutual Bank

FYI.  New 9th Circuit Case holding bank is prohibited under 42 U.S.C. § 407(a) from taking directly deposited Social Security and SSI benefits to cover overdrafts and overdraft fees.  Broad language used in opinion - concludes that ...

National Legal Resource Center

The overall purpose of the National Legal Resource Center (NLRC) is to provide the aging and legal networks with easy access to a coordinated national legal assistance support system in order to strengthen legal assistance/elder rights efforts ...

Hospital Debt Collection information

A memo that Louise Carwell circulated last year on the new law regulating hospital debt collections. Another bill which will add additional protections for consumers faced with hospital bill collections looks like it is going to pass during this ...

Office of the People's Counsel

The Office of People's Counsel (OPC) is an independent state agency that represents Maryland's residential utility consumers.

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