Oct 26 2009
Where can I find a shred event? Where is Attorney General Rob McKenna speaking? Our new events calendar gives you the scoop ...
Oct 14 2009
Window sellers need to be transparent in their marketing. Roofers need to stay on top of the law. And home siding installers shouldn’t sidle up to consumers with inappropriately high-pressure sales pitches. That’s the gist of a letter sent Tuesday by the Washington Attorney General’s Office to more than 30 home remodelers around the state.
Sep 21 2009
Do the Puyallup Fair with Attorney General Rob McKenna on Senior Tuesday to get the lowdown on senior scams and identity theft.
Sep 11 2009
Does dinner time seem more peaceful? The Federal Trade Commission has banned telemarketing pitches known as robocalls unless consumers have agreed in writing to the calls.
Aug 31 2009
In a sign of the economic times, credit cards and predatory lending/mortgages cracked the national top 10 list of consumer complaints to state attorneys general offices last year, the National Association of Attorney General announced today.
Aug 20 2009
Bamboo fabrics are really rayon. Bummer. ...
Jul 15 2009
Tired of reading Kristin's trivial tidbits? Well, now you get a break. Please join me in welcoming three new All Consuming voices. Paul Edwards, Alex Binz and Johnie Freatman are helping out this summer and I'm sure you'll enjoy their updates! Read more about them ...
Jul 01 2009
All Consuming has an interesting niche. We’re a government blog. We’re a consumer blog. We’re a chameleon, of sorts. A horse of many colors. A wearer of multiple hats. A proud manipulator/abuser of clichés … Anyway, we received a nice mention in this month’s Washington State Bar News because we’re also a law blog ...
Jun 19 2009
We're 2! Our first story posted June 20, 2007, highlighted new technology to help prevent auto theft (think GPS!). Since then, we’ve written about 450 other snippets covering everything from modern-day pirates to Zombie PC attacks; hot urban legends to love scams; unsavory spam to credit reports, including some that aren't so free and one you probably didn’t know about. ...