Consumer Protection? It's the name of the game. National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) 2006 highlights consumer protection and education efforts around the country. Whether you're investing in a business opportunity, buying or selling on an Internet auction, or looking for a scholarship, a home loan, or that dream vacation, it pays to learn how to shop smart.
When your money's at stake, you want to hit a grand slam — not a grand scam. Test your consumer savvy by taking the FTC's Grand Scam Challenge.
Florida Consumer E-Newsletter
The Division of Consumer Services has created a monthly electronic newsletter for Florida consumers. Within our newsletters you will find on important consumer related issues. You can also subscribe online and our newsletter will come to you directly every month, via email.
Our publications page will link you to the latest consumer publications available from the Division of Consumer Services.
The links below are for your information only. The goal of the Division of Consumer Services is to provide additional information to consumers. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services does not review or confirm these sites for accuracy.
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization dedicated to making life better for people 50 and over. We provide information and resources; engage in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy; assist members in serving their communities; and offer a wide range of unique benefits, special products, and services for our members.
Better Business Bureaus (BBBs) are nonprofit organizations supported primarily by local business members. The focus of BBB activities is to promote an ethical marketplace by encouraging honest advertising and selling practices, and by providing alternative dispute resolution.
Federal Citizen Information Center
The Federal Citizen Information Center serves as a trusted one-stop source for answers to questions about consumer problems and government services.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
FCC regulates broadcast and cable television, satellite, pagers, wireless telephones, as well as radio, telegraph and wire-line telephones in all of the 50 states and U.S. territories.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The Federal Trade Commission is the nation's consumer protection champion. The FTC works for the consumer to prevent fraud, deception and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide the information you need to identify and avoid fraud and deception.
The National Consumers League
The National Consumers League, founded in 1899, is America 's oldest consumer organization. Its mission is to protect and promote social and economic justice for consumers and workers in the United States and abroad. NCL offers educational materials on a wide variety of subjects.