NCPW 2010 -- Dollars & Sense: Rated “A” for All Ages
12TH ANNUAL NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTETION WEEK
WASHINGTON – Today, Scam Victims United joins with federal, state and local government agencies and consumer protection organizations to announce the 12th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), March 7-13. This coordinated consumer education campaign encourages individuals across the country to take full advantage of their consumer rights.
This year’s theme -- Dollars & Sense: Rated “A” for All Ages -- highlights the importance of using good consumer sense at every stage of life – from grade school to retirement. In recognition of NCPW 2010, Scam Victims United and its partners are promoting free resources to help people protect their privacy, manage money and debt, avoid identity theft, understand credit and mortgages, and steer clear of frauds and scams.
"The message of National Consumer Protection Week 2010 is simple: It’s never too early or too late to become a more informed and empowered consumer,” said Shawn Mosch, Co-Founder of Scam Victims United. “Regardless of your age or financial situation, there are useful lessons to learn about spending and managing money wisely. Scam Victims United encourages everyone to visit the NCPW website, www.consumer.gov/ncpw, for tips about making smarter decisions in the marketplace. ”