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Older Adults

Articles, presentations, video and activities on topics from identity theft to charity fraud, to help you start conversations and pass it on

Consumer Advocates

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

Military Consumers

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

Financial Educators

If you teach people about everyday financial issues, check out these materials on everything from shopping to cars, from student loans to housing, from credit to job scams.


Videos, games, toolkits, and articles with online security tips — to use in the classroom, on social media, or in your workplace or community newsletters.


Practical tips for parents about protecting kids online, including issues like online security, sexting, cyberbullying, and child identity theft.


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

Reentry and Corrections Education

Helping reentering and incarcerated people learn some consumer basics.


Scam Alerts

Learn about recent scams and how to recognize the warning signs.

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 promises of free vacations, bargain-priced luxury rentals, and timeshare buyers to lure you into their con. Here's how to avoid these scams.

Avoiding Scams: Information for Recent Refugees and Immigrants

Whether you’re looking for a job, going through the immigration process, or just figuring out how things work, it’s important to be able to spot scams.

Identity Theft

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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.

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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.

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.


Here's what to do if you get a robocall, and what the FTC is doing to stop them.
OnGuard Online


Learn how to protect your personal information and devices online and on-the-go.
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Net Cetera: Chatting with Kids About Being Online

This toolkit offers free resources to help you give a presentation about kids’ online safety in your community.

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.

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.

Dealing with Weather Emergencies

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