National Consumer Protection Week is the Federal Trade Commission’s week-long campaign aimed at educating consumers about their rights to help them make well-informed decisions about money. 

Lone Star Legal Aid joins the FTC with a consumer-focused blog series to be pushed out throughout the month. Stay tuned to learn about more about:

  • Payday & Title Loans;
  • Reverse Mortgages;
  • Repair Fraud After a Disaster; and
  • Surprise Medical Billing.

Lone Star Legal Aid will also talk consumer protection on KPFT Pacifica 90.1 FM‘s The People’s News on Friday, March 20, 2020 at 2 PM.

The Federal Trade Commission is an independent agency of the United States government whose principal mission is the enforcement of civil laws intended to protect consumers from predatory business practices and the promotion of consumer protection. To file a consumer complaint, register for the national DO NOT CALL list, report identity theft, get your free credit report, order free resources, or get email updates, click here.

Lone Star Legal Aid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit law firm focused on advocacy on behalf of low-income and underserved populations. Lone Star Legal Aid serves the millions of people at 125% of federal poverty guidelines that reside in 72 counties in the eastern and Gulf Coast regions of Texas, and 4 counties of southwest Arkansas. Lone Star Legal Aid focuses its resources on maintaining, enhancing, and protecting income and economic stability; preserving housing; improving outcomes for children; establishing and sustaining family safety and stability, health and well‐being; and assisting populations with special vulnerabilities, like those who have disabilities, or who are elderly, homeless, or have limited English language skills. To learn more about Lone Star Legal Aid, visit our website at www.lonestarlegal.org.

Media contact: Clarissa Ayala, cayala@lonestarlegal.org