Consumer Resources to Help Inform You of your Rights

Knowledge is power.” 

Sir Francis Bacon (1561 – 1626), Religious Meditations, Of Heresies, 1597

You should not need a lawyer to protect yourself from a variety of consumer credit problems.  There is an abundance of free information available to consumers today that will help you know your rights, and that’sthe best first step to not only protecting yourself from potential scams but also figuring out what to do if you have a problem.

Know Your Rights

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is the new governmental agency responsible for policing the financial sector.  Ranging from abuses from lending institutions and debt collectors to payday lenders and foreclosure relief services, the CFPB is the entity in charge of administrative enforcement of various consumer protection laws.

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Goldsmith & Associates, LLC proudly provides this free public service website aimed at helping you understand some of your most valuable consumer rights. With questionable business tactics increasing at alarming rates, you need to know how to protect yourself!

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Consumer Rights FAQ's

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is a federal agency committed to both consumer protection and anti-competitive business practices impacting consumers. The FTC pursues law enforcement, advances consumers’ interests by sharing its expertise with federal and state legislatures as well as U.S. and international government agencies, develops policy and research tools through hearings, workshops, and conferences, and creates practical and plain-language educational programs for consumers and business alike.

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