As part of its mission to foster fairness and opportunity in the marketplace, the Federal Trade Commission is working with the NAACP to provide resources that will enable you to empower consumers in your community. This page features links to downloadable materials, videos and other materials that you can use to advance your unit’s education and financial literacy programs. It will be updated to include timely information. Please use these resources for workshops, community fairs, faith community gatherings and other events in your community.
Some companies use “free” trial offers as a lure, but don’t make their cancellation policies obvious. The result? You could end up paying for a product every month, whether you like it or not.
Especially for Youth
This comprehensive toolkit helps individuals and organizations share information about keeping kids safe online. It also features videos on online safety as well as the Net Cetera booklet, of which over eight million free copies have been distributed to date.
In this virtual mall, youth explore key consumer concepts through games and other interactive activities. YouAreHere teaches young people how consumers benefit through competition, how to protect personal information in public settings, and how to spot scams in mall settings and beyond.