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Consumer Advocates

For those who work with traditionally underserved communities, offering legal services, teaching English, or advocating for services

Military Families

For servicemembers and their families, who often face unique challenges when it comes to managing finances and securing personal information

Financial Educators

For those who teach others about everyday financial issues

NAACP

For members of the NAACP, who work to promote financial empowerment in communities across the nation

Protect Your Identity Event Kit

These free resources can help you plan and host an event about identity protection.

Older Adults

Sharing what you know about scams can help other people. Use these materials to reinforce what you already know, start a conversation, and pass it on.

Scams



Scam Alerts

Crooks defraud millions of people every year. Get practical, timely and topical tips on how to spot, stop and report them from the FTC, which is celebrating 100 years of protecting consumers.

Scams Against Immigrants

If you’re applying for a Green Card, becoming a citizen, or figuring out who can help you complete government forms, you may be a target for scams.

Business Opportunity Scams

If you’re looking for a way to earn extra money, you may investigate a home-based business opportunity. Here’s how to tell the legitimate ones from the scams.

Charity Scams

If you’re donating money to a charity, here’s how to make sure your donation goes to the causes you support.

Travel Scams

Scammers use promise of free vacations, bargain-priced luxury rentals, and ready buyers for your timeshare to lure you into their con. Here’s how to recognize travel and timeshare resale scams.

Identity Theft



Identity Theft

Identity theft tops the list of complaints to the FTC by consumers nationwide. Here’s how to proceed if you suspect someone has stolen your personal information and is using it without your permission.

Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax identity theft happens when someone uses your Social Security number to claim your tax refund.

Identity Theft Resources

Free resources to help people in your community make identity protection part of their everyday routine


Getting Your Money Back

Disappointed by a product or service you’ve paid for? The FTC has tips to help you get your money back.

Robocalls

Technology makes it easy to send out thousands of robocalls per minute at an incredibly low cost. Here's information about what to do if you get a robocall, and what the FTC is doing to stop them.

Living Life Online

As kids live their lives online and off, some behaviors can help them be more successful. These articles and activities can help.

Got a Minute? Tips from the FTC

Got a minute? Spend it wisely — take a listen to our 1-minute audio tips on how to avoid scams and save money.

Going Green

Want to make choices that are good for the environment (and your wallet) when you shop? These resources can help.

Entertainment Ratings

When it comes to movies, games, apps or music, the entertainment ratings systems can help you decide what’s right for your family.

We Don't Serve Teens

This website has tools and information to help parents and others reduce teen drinking and related harm.

Health Information for Older People

Find reliable sources of information on health topics important to you, whether you’re an older consumer or a family member, caregiver, or friend.

Weather Emergencies

Here are tips to help you prepare for, deal with, and recover from different aspects of a weather emergency.

Fotonovelas

A series of graphic novels in Spanish that depict stories about common scams in the Latino community, and provide tips to help detect and stop them.