Federal Trade Commission


The objective of the Federal Trade Commission is to maintain competitive enterprise as a keystone of the American economic system, and to prevent the free enterprise system from being fettered by monopoly or restraints on trade or corrupted by unfair or deceptive trade practices. The Commission is charged with keeping Competitive both free and fair.

Federal Trade Commission Homepage

U.S. Consumer Gateway   extensive consumer information.

News Releases, Publications, & Speeches

RateNet, Your Financial Connection   tracks interest rates at 14,000 financial institutions concerning major purchases.

Experian Partners  addresses personal and business financial matters.

National Consumer Credit Counseling Service

Business Guidance - FTC

Internet Scambusters  explains online rip-offs.

Access Online Credit Counseling   free Internet service sponsored by Cincinnati's Credit Counseling Service, Inc. (a non-profit).

Homefair.com  making the right decisions about buying a home.

JumpStart Coalition For Personal Financial Literacy

It's Your Money   hour-long Federal Reserve Board videotape on "Saving & Investing"---$11.95.

How to File a Complaint About a Bank

Vehicle Leasing  a guide.

Buying a Used Car

Community Reinvestment Act - FTC   intended to encourage depository institutions to provide for the credit needs of their communities, including low-and moderate-income neighborhoods.

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Finance, Insurance, and Real Estate -LSU  items associated with these topics.