Category: consumer protection

Be a Savvy Consumer

March 2-8, 2014 was National Consumer Protection Week, (NCPW) a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions. Every day, as consumers, we must make important decisions about finances, health, privacy, technology and more.  NCPW.gov offers consumers a wealth of tips, resources and… Read more »

Homeownership Done Right

Comprehensive Standards Support “Homeownership Done Right TM“ The National Industry Standards for Homeownership Education and Counseling set criteria so consumers around the country can be confident that the housing counseling they receive from agencies that adopt the standards is high quality, comprehensive, and valuable. These Standards hold local nonprofit housing… Read more »

Tools for Tough Times

Economic problems facing you in 2010?   If you need help as a result of the economy, check out “Help Wanted,” a new public television series and web portal that provides information about vital resources available to consumers.  Public Television stations WMHT-Albany and WCNY-Syracuse shed light on the current economic crisis… Read more »