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This week is National Consumer Protection Week


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Credit Advice

This week is National Consumer Protection Week

Dear Readers,

This week is National Consumer Protection Week. Watch for special events and programs in your area about consumer issues ranging from identity theft to weight loss scams.

In keeping with this year’s theme, "Consumer Protection is the Name of the Game," the Federal Trade Commission has developed a number of online, interactive quizzes at its Web site,

Education is the best consumer protection. Take advantage of the information in Ask Max, on the FTC site and from others this week to make yourself a better – and safer – consumer.

Thanks for reading.

- The "Ask Experian" team

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