Avoiding Scams
U.S. Department of Education

Avoiding Scams

Looking for free tools to understand consumer protection basics,including financial literacy, in plain and simple language?  The Federal Trade Commission has a free educational website—Consumer.gov to help people avoid scams, manage your money, use credit and loans carefully, and protect your personal information. 

The site is easy to use and navigate, and accessible to people with different learning styles and literacy levels. Access free articles, videos, and worksheets about managing money—including making a budget; credit, loans, and debt, how to get and fix credit reports; and avoiding scams and identify theft.

Topic Information
  • Topic #: 28022-1075
  • Date Created: 03/15/2016
  • Last Modified Since: 09/14/2016
  • Viewed: 103

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