Posted by Donna B. on Sat, May 18, 2013 at 4:36 pm |
Consumer Information Catalog
For more than 40 years, people have been discovering helpful consumer publications from the government in the free Consumer Information Catalog from Pueblo, Colorado. The Catalog lists free and low-cost publications created by federal agencies to help you:
• Get fit and manage your medications
• Find better ways to save and invest your money
• Protect yourself from online and telephone scams
• Get the most out of government benefits and programs
• Care for your home, your car – and more
It is information you can trust to help make life a little easier.
You can subscribe to the online edition delivered by e-mail or to the print edition delivered by mail. You can also order the print edition in bulk to share with your community group, library or school. The Catalog is published three times a year. Your subscription is free and you can change or cancel it at any time.
The Winter/Spring 2013 issue features several online only (marked with an “*”) resources focusing on preparing and paying for college. In addition there are a number of helpful booklets available on a variety of topics, those listed below are free. Just fill in the order form at the back of the catalog & send off. Look for the catalog on the lower level of the library or in the Reference Department.
Or you can visit usa.gov/ to download a PDF version of the catalog & for more helpful info!
College Preparation Checklist*
Federal Student Aid Grant Programs Fact Sheet*
Federal Student Aid for Adult Students*
Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid 2013-2014*
Catch the Spirit: A Student’s Guide to Community Service
Work Changes Require Health Choices. Protect Your Rights
Care for Air: A Guide to Indoor Air Quality*
Energy Savers: Tips on Saving Money & Energy at Home*
Green Scaping: The Easy Way to a Greener, Healthier Yard*
Quick List of ENERGY STAR Resources for Your Home*
Saving Money on Gas*
Shopping for Light Bulbs*
WaterSense-Simple Steps to Save Water*
Allergies and Hay Fever
Buying Contacts Online
Straight Talk on Braces
Sunscreen and Tanning
Tattoos and Permanent Make-Up
2012 Consumer Action Handbook
Guide to Long-Term Care Insurance
Living Trust Offers*
Mutual Funds: A Guide for Investors
Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement
Fly-Rights: A Consumer Guide to Air Travel*
Tips for Traveling Abroad*
Be sure to visit usa.gov/ for more helpful info!
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