The unabridged Vanderbilt web site for government information: http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/romans/govt/index.html
Full-text versions of hundreds of the best federal consumer publications
Links to useful government agencies, departments, and resources for consumers
Compendium of Federal programs, projects, services, and activities which provide assistance or benefits to the American public. U.S. General Services Admin. (GSA).
One-stop shop for government information for seniors; links to benefits, health, consumer protection, services, employment and volunteer Activities, taxes, travel, education, and more. Social Security Admin.
One-stop for government information for students on financial aid. U.S. Dept. of Education.
One-stop directory of federal programs, services, and resources for Americans with disabilities and their families. Presidential Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities.
Sites that allow you to research, price, and compare vehicles; contain reviews and reports of vehicle models, dealer locator, and financing and loan calculator information; and provide values for old cars and price quotes for new cars.
Users may submit a request for a particular vehicle and be contacted by a closeby AutoByTel affiliated dealership. Includes online loan application.
Research and purchase new or old vehicles. Good starting point.
News and reviews.
Research and purchase more than 15,000 vehicles; tips and reviews; estimate payment; and Kelley Blue Book values.
Includes car and repair information from Tom and Ray from "Car Talk."
Provides crash test data and a teen driver safety series.
Source of the widely used "Blue Book" values for used cars and trucks.
Provides searchable database for auto loans and car insurance.
www.fueleconomy.gov--U.S. Dept. of Energy / U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Miles per gallon for 1985-2002 model cars, gas mileage tips, and more.
Allows side-by-side vehicle comparisons.
Source of expert product reviews.
Information and resources from local, state, and federal government agencies. (USA.gov)
Helps keep Americans safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products.
Information and resources on consumer protection issues.
How to deal with a variety of consumer problems.
Forms from the Feds - Univ. of Memphis
Forms for copyright, taxes, passports, immigration, and others.
Occupational Outlook Handbook - U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
For each occupation lists the nature of the work, working conditions, number of jobs in what industries and what areas, training, other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, earnings, related occupations, and sources of additional information. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Provides online form to request your Social Security Statement, which lists your contributions to date, estimates your future Social Security benefits, and tells you how to qualify for those benefits. Social Security Admin.
Tax Forms and Publications - Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
Travel Information - U.S. Dept. of State
Includes Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets and Passport Services - application, where to apply, related information.
Travelers' Health - U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
For each state and territory, how to obtain Birth, Death, Marriage, and Divorce Certificates. U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
ZIP+4 Code Lookup - U.S. Postal Service (USPS)
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Last revised: November 08, 2012