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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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Spending on holiday will rise slightly

...few years, is expected as a result, the Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National Association...getting tighter. Keep your receipts. Source: Consumer Federation of America and the Credit Union National Association

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/11/22/bus_105420.shtml
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Consumers don't understand credit scores

...risk affect everything from the interest people pay on mortgages to whether they qualify for insurance. The Consumer Federation of America said Tuesday that a survey of more than 1,000 Americans found that only one-third correctly understand...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/22/fin_429189.shtml
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Beware of phishing scammers

...being the victim of a similar scam.I spoke with Susan Grant, the director of consumer protection for the Consumer Federation of America. Here's her advice:Phishing scams occur by phone or e-mail when predators pretend to be a trustworthy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2011-01-15/beware-phishing-scammers
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Consumer groups: Low-volume callers pay more for long-distance

...cost savings to phone companies during that time, consumer groups say. The report by Consumers Union, the Consumer Federation of America and the Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel says long-distance providers have targeted their price breaks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/22/tec_270869.shtml
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