Nancy Adler-Jones, MSW

Articles, Sites, Additional Information

Funeral Costs and Resources

Common themes in my practice are the high cost of funerals and the victimization people feel when arranging for burial/funeral services.  Click here to read a Newsweek article that sheds light on the topic.  It talks about a local (Seattle area) resource (Barton Family Funeral Service) for low cost arrangements.  I can personally recommend Solie […]

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Sun, April 12 2009 » Consumer Advocacy » Comments Off on Funeral Costs and Resources

Travel Bargains

The AARP magazine can be a trough of useful information.  Did you ever want to drive accross the country in someone else’s car?  Click here to find out how.  This article also lists websites that help travellers find air fare bargains.  Evidently, yapta.com helps you get a refund on an already purchased ticket whose price […]

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Sun, March 15 2009 » Consumer Advocacy » Comments Off on Travel Bargains

Safety of Cosmetics and other Personal Products

Do you ever wonder if the shampoo you are using is toxic or if the sun screen you use really protects your skin? The environmental working group has researched many skin, hair, fregrance, and other health and beauty aids for safety and effectiveness. Clink here to link to their site to find out the hidden […]

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Thu, January 1 2009 » Consumer Advocacy » Comments Off on Safety of Cosmetics and other Personal Products

Credit Freeze

Washington State enhanced consumer protection against identity theft.  People who have been victims of identity theft or people over 65 can put a freeze on their credit reports for free.  Others can do so for $10 per credit bureau.  For the details, visit this WA State website. http://www.atg.wa.gov/freezecharts.aspx

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Mon, November 10 2008 » Consumer Advocacy » Comments Off on Credit Freeze

Fight for Your Health Care

Fight for Your Health Care By Lori Andrews Click Here to read an article regarding your rights as a health care consumer.

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Sat, November 1 2008 » Consumer Advocacy » Comments Off on Fight for Your Health Care