We thought you might like to know about some things
happening in the consumer world. Click on the bold, blue text to read
more on each topic.
Warren Buffet's Mobile Home Trap
investor Warren Buffet is well-known for philanthropic giving...but
mobile-home owners around the nation aren't exactly basking in his
generosity, according to an in-depth Seattle
Times investigation. When it comes to
buying a mobile home, as with all big financial decisions, educating
yourself ahead of time is key.
Get Ready to Give BIG!
representation is a right all American consumers have, but only a small
percentage can afford. Next Tuesday, May
5th, be a Champion for Consumers by supporting
NWCLC. The Seattle Foundation will match a
portion of the proceeds received that day - making your dollar go
The Watchdog is Back
personality and consumer superhero Jesse Jones was a staple on KING 5
from 2005 until last fall. Now he's got a new red jacket and a new deal with
KIRO 7 News. Scammers, watch out!
Green Tree Gets Chopped
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Federal Trade Commission
filed a lawsuit
against Green Tree Servicing LLC for improper loan servicing, debt
collection, and credit reporting practices. Last week the mortgage
servicer agreed to settle for $63
million. Your servicer might not always
play by the rules - so know your