National Consumer Protection Week

National Consumer Protection Week

Many Americans should be aware of consumer protection rights. Many people report problems with their accounts, such as theft or spam, to the government every year.

Scammers have made it easier to gain private information and violate rights thanks to the internet’s advancement over the last decade. National Consumer Protection Week is an annual holiday that aims to inform people about their rights and show them how they can protect themselves from these nasty scams.

FTC reports that the FTC’s top complaints about consumer protection are fake debt collection, imposer scammers and identity theft. National Consumer Protection Week is designed to address these issues by educating consumers on which sources they can trust.

National Consumer Protection Week was created by the Federal Trade Commission. It aims to educate consumers about their rights and ways they can protect money.

The FTC offers some tips to protect privacy. They recommend that you only do business with trusted companies, use one credit card for online purchases, and avoid debit cards. Be wary of unsolicited phone calls and malware programs installed on your computer. Pay attention to the URL.

Identity theft can be prevented by reviewing the privacy policies of the business and paying attention to account activity. These tips are often given at seminars or events across the country to celebrate this holiday.

Participating in National Consumer Protection Week can be as easy as organizing an event in your local community. A forum can be created, a seminar can be held in your local library or you can partner with an organization to share tips and tools that can help people understand their consumer rights.

You could write about it on your own blog. You can submit the article to a newspaper to have it printed in their opinion section.

Date

Mar 05 - 11 2025

Time

All Day

Location

USA

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