Recommended Seattle Personal Injury Attorney

I was speaking to a friend about their mom’s car accident recently and remembered how impressed I was with my experience with Jeff Donchez, a Seattle-based personal injury attorney: I’d had a car accident that led to a delayed injury which ultimately required surgery. Jeff spent time with me on the phone helping me evaluate the claim — ultimately, he …

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The ManageWP Affiliate Program

Play Smart with ManageWP from ManageWP on Vimeo. Recently, I reviewed ManageWP for Tuts+ (coming soon). I was incredibly impressed with the quality of the service and its benefits — namely, the ability to update WordPress, themes and plugins for a network of sites with a few clicks from a unified dashboard. Turns out, they offer a compelling affiliate program …

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Capital One Credit Card Fraud Detection Stupidly Shuts Down Accounts

Update: I received the following response from Capital One through my media team query: Thanks for forwarding, Jeff, and I’m sorry for the inconvenience of your card being blocked for suspected fraud when you were trying to make an international, online purchase. Capital One has tools to help alert customers to fraud declines, and rather than the email alert, perhaps a …

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When Banks Turn Off Your Credit Cards to “Protect” You From “Fraud”

Closing My Capital One Account to Get Help I’m waiting for Capital One’s senior support team to reach out to me to discuss whether or not I will finalize my request to close my accounts with them. Today, for approximately the third time in the past year or so, they shut off my credit cards after a single transaction they thought …

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Mental Health Parity (or Parody?)

Lifewise reports that they are raising the copay for mental health visits to $50 per visit. So much for mental health parity. I believe this copay was $10 in 2014 and raised to $30 per visit in 2015. So, essentially, that’s a 500% increased cost to members ($10 to $50 per visit). So much for Washington State’s mental health parity. …

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Amazocalypse – Photo Gallery of Seattle’s Amazon Growth

Last week, I wrote about the explosive Amazon growth still planned around South Lake Union: six forty story buildings, seven over 20 stories where there none that size now. Few people recognize the amount of construction and density across Seattle without almost any commensurate public transportation investments as required by the state’s Growth Management Act. The state legislature passed a $16 billion …

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Lifewise Out of Pocket Maximum

The Out of Pocket Maximum That Isn’t

The Affordable Care Act’s Out of Pocket Maximum isn’t what you’d expect. In Washington State, it’s insurance fraud.

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