To celebrate the 15th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), BBB is offering savvy consumers seven important tips. Sign up here to receive a BBB tip-a-day on the latest consumer topics.
NCPW is March 3-9, and government organizations and non-profits across the country are offering consumers a wealth of tips and information from federal and state governments and non-profit partner organizations. BBB is, once again, encouraging every consumer to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed purchasing decisions.
Your BBB will also be participating in a Senior Scams Workshop with a Financial Fraud Panel on Monday, March 11 at 11:30 to 1 pm at the Centenary United Methodist Church in North Lima, OH. This is a free event open to the public. A complimentary lunch is available, please call 330.426.2629 to register. Other panel presenters include the Ohio Attorney General’s office, Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, Ohio Department of Commerce, Ohio Department of Insurance, ProSeniors, and Social Security Administration.
NCPW.gov offers consumers a wide selection of free materials to learn how to protect their privacy, stay safe online, manage their money, avoid identity theft, understand mortgages and steer clear of frauds and scams.
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