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    • National Consumer Law Center - The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) helps consumers, their advocates, and public policy makers use consumer laws on behalf of low-income and elderly Americans seeking economic justice. NCLC addresses the financial and legal problems faced daily by low-income families, including repossessions, debt collection abuses, electronic benefits transfers, home improvement frauds, usury, bankruptcy, utility terminations, school loans, payday loans, sustainable home ownership, and fuel assistance benefits.

    • National Association of Consumer Advocates - National organization of attorneys who represent consumers in disputes against businesses.

    • Consumers Union - National consumer information and advocacy organization, and the publisher of Consumer Reports.

    • Consumers League of New Jersey - CLNJ has provided advocacy and information for New Jersey consumers for more than 100 years.

    • Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is the primary enforcement agency for many federal consumer protection laws, and accepts complaints about credit cards and other consumer financial services issues.

    • Federal Trade Commission - The Federal Trade Commission also enforces federal consumer protection laws, and provides a variety of consumer education materials.

    • New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs - The Division of Consumer Affairs is the primary enforcement agency for many state consumer protection laws.

    This information last reviewed 10/25/11.

     

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