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ERIC Number: ED276636
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 41
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Consumer Concerns: Newcomer's Guide. 4.
Michael, Jean
A bilingual pamphlet containing practical law-related information for recent Russian Jewish immigrants to New York City, this document addresses consumer concerns. Following a brief description of the Newcomer series, 15 questions are listed, each followed by an answer. Questions asked include the meaning of the terms consumer and contract; cancellation of a contract; explanations of comparative shopping, sales, exchanges, refunds, and warranties; how to complain to a manufacturer; how to handle mail-order goods and advertisements; layaways; buying on credit; the difference between loans, credit cards, and store charge accounts; how to establish credit for the first time; types of insurance; the necessity for auto insurance; and how to shop for insurance. A final page, titled"Where to Go for Help," lists seven relevant consumer and legal service agencies. (CBC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: EnglishRussian
Sponsor: Herman Muehlstein Foundation, New York, NY.; Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Federation of Jewish Philanthropies of New York, NY.
Identifiers - Location: New York (New York)