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Money Matters: Tips to Protect Consumers

May 2, 2009 by · Comments Off
Filed under: American Indian, Business, Government Contracting, Trademark Articles 

The Federal Trade Commission has posted some online educational videos that offer tips to protect consumers.   Some of the topics include:

  • Federal Grant Scam;
  • Phishing Scams;
  • Dealing with Debt;
  • Debt Collection:  Know Your Rights;
  • Filing a Complaint with the FTC;
  • Your Home; and
  • Other Topics.

For more information, go to the FTC money matters video site.

Protect Online Personal Information

March 14, 2009 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Online Privacy, Uncategorized 

As we continue to conduct more business online, such as banking, shopping and other activities, our personal information (such as name, credit card account, address, etc) is increasingly utilized.  Personal information has become a frequent target for data thieves and the volume of breaches involving personal information continues to grow.  According to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, there have been more than 240 million records containing sensitive personal information involved in security breaches to-date nationally.

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