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New: Now you can get consumer information from the FTC two ways: Click on TEXT or PDF for written information or click on TEXT, RAM or MP3 for an audio file that features one minute of related information from Shirley Rooker, director of WTOP's Call for Action.

Consumer Information

  • 66 Ways to Save Money [TEXT] [PDF]

  • After a Disaster: Repairing Your Home [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Aging Parents and Adult Children Together (A/PACT) [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Auction Guides: Not So Hot Properties [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Avoiding Home Equity Scams [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Buying a Washing Machine? It's a Load-ed Question [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Cancellation of Private Mortgage Insurance: Federal Law May Save You Hundreds of Dollars Each Year [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Caring for Your Clothes [PDF]

  • Clothing Care Symbol Guide [PDF]

  • Cooling Off Rule [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Cooling Your Home: Don't Sweat It [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Entertainment Ratings: Pocket Guide [TEXT] [PDF]
  • 'Free Grants': Don't Take Them For Grant-ed [TEXT] [PDF]

  • The Gifting Club "Gotcha" [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Guide to the Federal Trade Commission [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Heating & Cooling Your Home [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Hoax Targets Elderly African Americans [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Holiday Shopping: Is a Sale Price Your Best Deal? [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Holiday Shopping Tips [TEXT]

  • Home Equity Credit Lines [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Home Equity Loans: The Three-Day Cancellation Rule [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Home Equity Loans: Borrowers Beware! [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Home Improvement: Tools You Can Use Campaign [TEXT]

  • Home Insulation Basics: Higher R-Values = Higher Insulating Values [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Home Sweet Home Improvement [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Home Remodeling (audio)[TEXT] [RAM] [MP3]

  • Paying Upfront: Home Improvements (audio) [TEXT] [RAM] [MP3]

  • How to Be Web Ready [TEXT]

  • How to Buy a Manufactured Home [TEXT] [PDF]

  • How to Buy an Energy-Efficient Home Appliance [TEXT] [PDF]

  • How to Protect Kids' Privacy Online [TEXT] [PDF]

  • ID Theft: When Bad Things Happen To Your Good Name [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Internet Auctions: A Guide for Buyer and Sellers [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Jingle Bells, Jingle Sells: Tips for Holiday Shopping [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Living Trust Offers: How to Make Sure They're Trust-worthy [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Looking for the Best Mortgage?  [TEXT] [PDF]

  • The Lowdown on Chain Letters [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Making a Buck: Employment and Work-at-Home Information [TEXT]

  • More Than Once Upon a Mattress: Used Bedding Labeling Rules [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Mortgage Discrimination [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Mortgage Servicing: Make Sure Your Payments Count! (Bookmark) [PDF]

  • Need a Loan? Think Twice About Using Your Home as Collateral [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Problems With Holiday Purchases? [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Project Mailbox III: Catch the Bandit in Your Mailbox Campaign Consumers [TEXT]

  • Reverse Mortgages [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Shop Safely Online [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Shopping by Phone or Mail [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Shopping for a Home Equity Loan? [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Take Charge of Your Credit [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Taking the "Bait" Out of Rebates [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Top Ten Dot Cons: Consumer Information [TEXT]

  • Trial Offers: The Deal Is in the Details [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Unauthorized Charge$ On Your Phone Bill? [TEXT]

  • Unauthorized Charges Crammed onto Your Telephone Bill? [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Wash Daze: Laundry Gadgets Won't Lighten the Load [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Weathering the High Cost of Heating Your Home [TEXT] [PDF]

  • When Your Computer Calls Overseas ...Without Your Okay [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Work-at-Home Schemes [TEXT] [PDF]
    • Work-at-Home PSA - 10 Seconds (audio) [TEXT] [RAM] [MP3]
    • Work-at-Home PSA - 20 Seconds (audio) [TEXT] [RAM] [MP3]
    • Work-at-Home PSA - 30 Seconds (audio) [TEXT] [RAM] [MP3]
    • Work-at-Home PSA - 60 Seconds (audio) [TEXT] [RAM] [MP3]

Business Information

  • Advertising Retail Electricity and Natural Gas [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Appliance Labeling Rule Homepage [TEXT]

  • Clothes Captioning: Complying with the Care Labeling Rule [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Disclosing Energy Efficiency Information: A Guide for Online Sellers of Appliances  [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Down...But Not Out: Advertising & Labeling of Feather and Down Products [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Internet Auctions: A Guide for Buyer and Sellers [TEXT] [PDF]

  • Project Mailbox III: Catch the Bandit in Your Mailbox Campaign Business [TEXT]

  • Threading Your Way Through the Labeling Requirements Under the Textile and Wool Acts [TEXT] [PDF]

Rules and Acts

  • The Cooling Off Rule [TEXT]

  • Home Ownership and Equity Protection Act [TEXT]

  • R-Value Rule - 16 CFR 460 [TEXT]

  • The Fair Packaging and Labeling Act [TEXT]

Workshops

  • "Made in USA" Review [TEXT]

Business Resources


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En Español

  • Afirmaciones sobre Curas "Milagrosas": Añada una Dosis de Escepticismo [TEXT]
    'Miracle' Health Claims: Add a Dose of Skepticism

  • ¿Buscando la Hipoteca Más Favorable? [TEXT]
    Looking for the Best Mortgage? 

  • Cómo Reparar su Casa Después de un Desastre [TEXT] [PDF]
    After a Disaster: Repairing Your Home

  • Fraudes de Trabajo en el Hogar [TEXT] [PDF]
    Work-At-Home Schemes

  • Hogar, Dulce ...Remodelación del Hogar [TEXT]
    Home Sweet Home ... Improvement

  • Oportunidades de Facturación Médica: Merecen una Segunda Opinión [TEXT]
    Medical Billing Opportunities: Worth a Second Opinion

  • Préstamos con Garantía Hipotecaria: ¡Atención Prestatarios! [TEXT] [PDF]
    Home Equity Loans: Borrowers Beware!

  • Quien ha Dormido en su Colchon: Reglamentos Sobre Etiquetas Para Colchones Usados
    [TEXT] [PDF]
    More Than Once Upon a Mattress: Used Bedding Labeling Rules

  • Recomendaciones para unas Felices Compras de Fin de Año [TEXT]
    Jingle Bells, Jingle Sells: Tips for Holiday Shopping
  • Utilizar su Hogar Como Garatiá para Un Préstamo es Arriesgado [TEXT] [PDF]
    Putting Your Home on the Loan Line Is Risky Business

 

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 5, 2004