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In April, the Federal Trade Commission published, “Consumer Fraud in the United States, 2011,” presenting findings of a survey commissioned by the agency to examine consumer experiences involving fraud.
In April the Federal Trade Commission published, “Consumer Fraud in the United States, 2011.”
Parents, grandparents, and guardians who spend time teaching money-management skills to young people can do those they teach an important service.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Aviation Consumer Protection Division maintains a useful website for air travelers.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy publishes “Saving and Investing,” a publication designed to provide information on the basics of consumer saving and investing.
The U.S. Department of Energy provides tips on saving money through energy efficiency in the kitchen (www.energysavers.gov).
The latest issue of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s FDIC Consumer News offers consumers tips for safer mobile banking.
The Federal Trade Commission recently published the 2012 annual report, Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book, containing a listing of the top 10 consumer complaints.
Home emergency preparedness can appear complex and time-consuming to consumers.
With tax-filing season in full swing, the Federal Trade Commission is reminding consumers to be careful of identity theft related to personal tax filings.
National Consumer Protection Week is an annual campaign by government agencies, consumer advocacy organizations, and private-sector groups across the United States to encourage consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rig…
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission offers a brochure to those wishing to learn more about childproofing their home.
The Federal Trade Commission is warning consumers of a tech support scam that includes a twist; it starts with a simple telephone call.
In January, the Federal Trade Commission issued a warning to small businesses not to open an email claiming to be from the agency and containing the subject line, “Notification of Consumer Complaint.”
Credit tips for young adults
The electronic check conversion process is becoming more common. However, not all consumers understand it.
According to the Federal Trade Commission, scam artists from around the world defraud consumers each year of millions of dollars.
The following New Year’s resolutions could help you become a more informed consumer in 2013.
In a Dec. 3, 2012, email alert, the Indiana Attorney General cautions Hoosiers to be wary of mailings offering copies of property deeds “for an excessive fee.”
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion seeks to improve American health through dietary information and general guidance.
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