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NCUA Offers Online Resources to Help Consumers Protect Themselves
Wednesday, March 4, 2015 6:30 AM

During National Consumer Protection Week, the National Credit Union Administration reminds credit union members about resources available on the agency's website to help them understand their rights as consumers.

On MyCreditUnion.gov, NCUA offers a wealth of information on a wide range of subjects including consumers' privacy rights, how to avoid being victimized by fraud, understanding credit scores, and preventing identity theft. MyCreditUnion.gov also has links to other consumer information resources, such as the "Frauds, Scams, and Cyberthreats" videos, and the agency's Share Insurance Estimator.

Credit unions and consumers can also find consumer protection and personal finance information and resources in Spanish on espanol.MyCreditUnion.gov. NCUA’'s consumer Twitter feed, @MyCUgov, will feature tips on how to become a smarter consumer during the week.

National Consumer Protection Week, which runs through March 7, is a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions. NCUA is part of a group of federal and state regulators, the U.S. Department of Justice, state attorneys general and consumer advocacy organizations supporting the event.