GA Hot Doc: ConsumerEd.com available in GALILEO

How about a Georgia Hot Doc?

ConsumerEd.com, a helpful new resource from the Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs that provides credit and purchasing information for Georgia citizens, is now available in GALILEO (Express Link: http://www.galileo.usg.edu/express?link=cnsm).

A promotional handout can be found here: http://www.usg.edu/galileo/docs/mats/ConsumerEd.pdf

Meet Consumer Ed

The Governor’s Office of Consumer Affairs has created a special web site – www.ConsumerEd.com – designed to help Georgians become smarter consumers.

Created especially with young adults in mind, the website has a colorful, dynamic design featuring a friendly, redheaded guide named Consumer Ed, who walks consumers through major purchasing and financial decisions, such as buying a car, purchasing a house, renting an apartment, dealing with credit and debt, managing money, and avoiding foreclosure.

In addition to comprehensive information in key topic areas  (Car, Home, Credit & Debt, Finances 101), the site features current consumer news, financial calculators, and the option to join a Consumer Alert List, whereby subscribers can have important consumer news emailed to them each month.

ConsumerEd.com is a valuable tool that can help consumers learn to make wise purchasing and financial decisions, know their rights, and avoid becoming victims of scams or deceptive practices in the marketplace.

Brought to you by Lori Lester, Government Documents Librarian

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