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FTC Consumer Information

From The The Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

The Federal Trade Commission deals with issues that touch the economic life of every American. It focuses on consumer protection in virtually every sector of the economy.  The FTC Consumer Pages provide information, helpful tips and advice for consumers of all ages on many topics. 

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  1. Automobiles

        Renting A Car: What Everyone Should Know [PDF

        Tips On Used Car Buying [PDF


  1. Computers and the Internet

        Be Safe Online: OnGuard Online [PDF

         Holiday Shopping on the Internet: Discovering Which Web Sites                    

                are Naughty or Nice [PDF

        Holiday Shopping on the Internet: Planning Ahead Surfing [PDF

        Tips For Protecting Laptops From Thieves [PDF

        Your Computer: Part of the "Zombie Army"? [PDF


  1. Credit and Loans

Consumers Are Eligible For Free Credit Reports [PDF


Dealing With Debt Collectors [PDF] Explains the rules debt collectors must obey when trying to collect on personal, family, and household debts.

Deceptive Mortgage Ads: What They Leave Out [PDF


Giving The Bounce To Counterfeit Check Scams [PDF


Mortgage Servicing: Making Your Payments Count [PDF


Prescreened Offers Of Credit And Insurance [PDF


Protect Yourself From Credit Repair Scams [PDF


Recognizing Foreclosure Rescue Scams [PDF

Settling Your Credit Card Debts [PDF


Your Credit Score Helps Determine What You’ll Pay For Credit And Insurance [PDF



  1. Employment and Job Placement

         Tips on Avoiding Employment Scams [PDF  

       

  1. Identity Theft (ID Theft), Privacy and Security

        Emergency Preparedness: Protecting Important Documents[PDF

Fight Back Against Identity Theft [PDF

           New Program Protects Military From Fraud [PDF


  1. Investments and Business Opportunities

         Don’t Let Deception Steal Your Invention [PDF


  1. Shopping For Products and Services

         Is A Sale Price Your Best Deal? [PDF

Mother's Day: Keys to Buying Gold & Gemstone Jewelry [PDF

Paying Final Respects: Your Rights When Buying Funeral Goods    

                and Services [PDF

Pre-Planning Funerals Helps Make Decisions Easier [PDF

Tips for Buying and Using Gift Cards [PDF



  1. Telemarketing and Telephone Services

        Don't Let Scams Artists Make You a Lottery Loser [PDF

          Steering Clear of Fundraising Scams [PDF


  1. Find More FTC Consumer Pages                                                                http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/consumer.shtm


  1. Information & Safety Tips About Consumer Credit & Loans http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/credit/loans.shtm


  1. Information and Safety Tips About Home Ownership

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/homes/rea11.pdf


  1. Find FTC Consumer Alerts

http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt088.pdf

 

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