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YouTube Kids app criticized as deceiving

...American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Children Now, Consumer Federation of America, Consumer Watchdog, Consumers Union, Corporate Accountability International and Public Citizen.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-07/youtube-kids-app-criticize
Local preparers not seeing increase in taxpayers deferring income tax fees

...2009 versus 21.6 million in 2014, according to a March 9 report from the National Consumer Law Center and Consumer Federation of America.The organizations stated in their report the cost of refund-anticipation checks has increased in recent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2015-03-27/local-prepa
Brokers' conflicts can cost investors

...difference between a broker and registered adviser, says Barbara Roper, director of investor protection at the Consumer Federation of America. "The list of things that investors don't know is endless," she says.Just how damaging that ignorance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-03/brokers-conflicts-can-cost
Payday loan regulators focus on credit rates, cycle of debt

...Dakota unsuccessfully tried to broadly restrict the high-cost loans in recent months. According to the Consumer Federation of America, 32 states now permit payday loans at triple-digit interest rates, or with no rate cap at all.The CFPB...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-01/payday-loan-regulators-foc
Consumers to trim some holiday spending

...released Monday by the Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National...holiday shopping. Sources: Consumer Federation of America, Credit Union National Association On the Net: Consumer Federation of America: http://www.consumerfederation...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2001/11/12/bus_325892.shtml
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Don't be fooled by check scams

...billions of dollars have been lost as the result of fake-check scams. According to a recent survey by the Consumer Federation of America, nearly one-third of adults have been approached by a scammer trying to pass off fake checks and at least...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/20/yrb_541475.shtml
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Youth, incomes among reasons for lower savings among Hispanics

...Stephen Brobeck, executive director of the Consumer Federation of America. The federation and Freddie Mac said Monday...68 percent of all households. On the Net: Consumer Federation of America: http://www.consumerfed.org Freddie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/18/fin_392853.shtml
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Half of middle-income Americans worry about finances

...released Monday, was commissioned by the Consumer Federation of America and Providian Financial Corp., a credit...Saves: http://www.AmericaSaves.org Consumer Federation of America: http://www.consumerfederation.org...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/07/fin_394774.shtml
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Car sales, home repairs top list of consumer complaints

...agencies that protect American shoppers, and the Consumer Federation of America, a citizens advocacy group, compiled the...of Consumer Agency Administrators and the Consumer Federation of America: 1. Automobile sales 2. Home repairs 3...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/25/fin_395174.shtml
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Check-cashing outlets stick it to customers

...statewide advocates. The study, issued by the Consumer Federation of America and Georgia Watch, found that Georgians actually...the director of consumer protection at the Consumer Federation of America. Also catching the eye of the groups sponsoring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/12/10/bus_107727.shtml
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