Web Sites

My Family Health Potrait" is the free tool that helps you to gather and organize your own family health history. It's from the June 2009 Forum.

Links to Fairfax County Library web pages from February 2009 Forum.

"Ask Liz" List: Helpful Consumer Information

At the March 4, 2008 Forum, LLI members had the opportunity to listen to and ask questions of Liz Crenshaw, Consumer Reporter for NBC Channel 4 in Washington. Ms. Crenshaw was a truly dynamic speaker, and all in attendance felt very fortunate that she was able to spend some time with our organization. Below is some information provided to LLI by Ms. Crenshaw that you may find useful.

To Contact Liz Crenshaw, Consumer Reporter, NBC 4,Washington
Call: (202) 885-4883

To Reduce Telemarketing Calls:
National Do Not Call Registry
Call: 1-888-382-1222
Online: www.donotcall.gov

To Get Information From the Federal Government
Call: 1-800-FED-INFO
Online: : FirstGov.gov

To Get a FREE Copy of The Consumer Action Handbook
Federal Citizen Information Center
Call: 1-888-8-PUEBLO
Mail: Send your name and address to:
     Pueblo, CO 81009
Online: www.consumeraction.gov

To Be Removed From Mailing Lists

Direct Marketing Association
Send your name and address to:
     Mail Preference Service
     Direct Marketing Association
     P.O. Box 643
     Carmel, NY 10512
Online: www.dmaconsumers.org/cgi/offmailinglist

To Reduce Pre-Approved Credit Card Offers
Call: 1-888-5-OPT OUT
(This goes to the credit bureaus and you will have to provide your Social Security Number)

To Get Help With Identity Theft:
Federal Trade Commission
Online: www.consumer.gov/idtheft/

To Get Your Annual Free Credit Report
Mail: Download form from https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/requestformfinal.pdf
Fill out form and send to:
     Annual Credit Report Request Service
     P.O. Box 105281
     Atlanta, GA 30348-5281
Online: https://www.annualcreditreport.com/cra/index.jsp