You can protect your money in several ways, and being financially literate is a perfect example of one of the ways. If you dedicate at least 20 minutes a day, that is going to make the difference in how you manage your money or the situations you face around your financial household. You don’t have to be expert in every topic or skill, but you are going to have the knowledge to advocate to yourself and avoid situations that can cost you financially.
In this solo episode, I share with you the importance of our consumer rights, the two government agencies you need to know about that help protect our rights. And I also share the 13 money areas where consumer rights can protect you.
What you’ll learn about in today’s episode:
- Why we shouldn’t ignore our consumer rights
- The two government agencies you need to know about that helps protect our rights
- The 13 money areas where consumer rights can protect you
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↳Why we shouldn’t ignore our consumer rights [2:22]
↳Two agencies that can help [2:39]
↳Differences between Federal Trade Commission vs the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau [3:06]
↳Background on the FTC and how it got started [5:51]
↳Background on the CFPB got started [6:12]
↳The 13 money areas where consumer rights can protect you [7:21]
↳Examples of laws to protect consumers [11:38]
Resources From This Episode:
Federal Trade Commission website: https://www.ftc.gov/
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau website: https://www.consumerfinance.gov/
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