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Celebrating National Consumer Protection Week

The 13th annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is upon us! Government and non-profit entities have joined forces to bring you timely information that will help you protect your privacy, manage your finances, and avoid frauds and scams.

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Consumer U: tips for college students

Consumer tips for the college-boundMillions of young people are arriving on the nation’s college campuses this summer. Many of them will be embarking on a life without parents for the first time. Unfortunately, many of these young people will be entering the marketplace on their own, with precious little understanding of how to navigate it successfully. Worse, many students may fall prey to scams targeting college students.

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LifeSmarts arming teens with 'dollars and sense'

This year, NCPW partners—which includes AARP, Better Business Bureau, Consumer Federation of America, and a handful of federal government agencies and others—are focusing Dollars and Sense: Rated “A” for All Ages on highlighting consumer education for every stage of life – from grade school to retirement.

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