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3 Ways to be a Smarter Consumer

Video description:

The Consumer Action Handbook is a free survival guide for your money.

It can help you make smart purchases on big stuff like cars or a home. It explains what credit is, how it works, and how you can protect it. It has great tips so you can be a savvy consumer, and protect your hard-earned money. 

Order your free copy today at http://promotions.usa.gov/my-cah

Video transcript:

Almost every day

you buy something

use a credit card

or make a decision about your financial future. 

At the end of the day

we are ALL consumers

and there are a few things we should know

to be safe and

avoid problems.

Here are 3 ideas:

1. To protect your identity 

watch out for shoulder surfers

2.Write an effective complaint letter 

to solve a problem with a purchase.

3.Create a social media will

to specify how your online identity should be handled.

Got it? 

Be informed…be smart…be cool!

To get more consumer  tips, order or download the free 2014 Consumer Action Handbook at http://promotions.usa.gov/my-cah.html

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