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Toward a Federal strategy for protection of the consumer of education

United States. Federal Interagency Committee on Education. Subcommittee on Educational Consumer Protection.

Toward a Federal strategy for protection of the consumer of education

report of the Subcommittee on Educational Consumer Protection.

by United States. Federal Interagency Committee on Education. Subcommittee on Educational Consumer Protection.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Students -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      At head of title: Federal Interagency Committee on Education.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4150 .A822
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 70 p. ;
      Number of Pages70
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4853844M
      LC Control Number75603020

      Consumer Protection and Cybersecurity: The Consumer Education Gap 2 Executive Summary Consumer cyber protection as it relates to the threat of cyber insecurity is an increasingly critical issue with cyberattacks on major businesses such as Target and Sony. Over million Americans to date have had compromisedtheir financial. Recently, the U.S. General Services Administration and the U.S. Department of Education teamed up to share lessons learned through the creation of the Technology Business Management (TBM) playbook, which supports progress towards the TBM Cross-Agency Priority Goal was built to assist federal agencies as they start TBM implementation. While each agency will .

        WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. Education Department announced in October that it would hold negotiations to recommend new rules on student loans, the topics on the table appeared to be the sorts of nitty-gritty, in-the-weeds matters that might produce heated discussions among hard-core financial aid administrators but put anyone else to sleep: "repeal . Many federal laws regarding consumer protection have since followed, such as the Wheeler-Lea Act of and the FTC Act of Such legislation is generally the work of the Federal Trade Commission, which was created in the aforementioned FTC Act of , and is considered the primary consumer protection agency at the federal level.

      1. The nature of consumer education & consumer learning Models of consumer education The consumer education literature suggests there are a number of different approaches to consumer education and one way of categorising them is to consider three basic views - informed choice, protection from exploitation, and a critical Size: KB. Effective financial education means helping consumers as they work to bridge the gap between their knowledge, their intentions, and the actions they take. It means deploying a wide range of strategies that help consumers to achieve the ultimate .


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Washington: U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Education, (OCoLC) Material Type. we will also have consumer protection responsibility for credit products and services and foreign exchange services.

Given the recent expansion in our consumer role, we took the opportunity to re-visit our consumer education role and to develop a comprehensive consumer education strategy that covers all of our areas of responsibility.

For example, the Federal Reserve's Consumer Advisory Council, a member body representing consumer and community organizations, the financial industry, academics, and state agencies, provides invaluable perspectives on policy matters pertaining to.

National Strategy have been formulated to help move our nation toward this aspirational vision. Mission: Set strategic direction for policy, education, practice, research, and coordination so that U.S.

individuals and families make informed financial decisions. The mission of the National Strategy outlines the general areas of. Published: M aking education more effective, equitable and available to every child in the world has long been the holy grail for education technologists and entrepreneurs, who have.

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Court ordered halt to practices. consumer education are important in this regard, as are social media (e.g. blogs). Developing effective strategies to attract consumers to these sites is also important. Consumer education that targets a specific consumer-related issue or a specific group of consumers (i.e.

vulnerable consumers) is a common approach used by stakeholders. The File Size: KB. The new federal regulatory regime was dealt a legal blow early in its existence. Inin United States v. Knight, the Supreme Court ruled that the national government lacked the authority to regulate manufacturing.

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Consumer Protection Law: Overview Not every consumer protection statute provides a private right of action. Other states allow for a private right of action with respect to either unfair practices or deceptive practices, but not both.

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Financial education: Extend reach of existing programs within resource envelope “MOST ANG FOR THE UK”: refine delivery mechanisms and messages to better align with target audience e.g., tap social media, use “komiks” (cartoon-based materials) Improve feedback and evaluation system Financial consumer protection.

The Education Department "will be overly reliant on a single student loan company," Rohit Chopra, a senior fellow at the Consumer Federation of America, told the New York Times. "The changes may. Mariner () contends that the main tool of consumer protection laws is the disclosure of information in order to level the playing field between buyers and sellers (Mariner ).

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Over million Americans to date have had their financial information compromised, and in the ten-year history of Verizon’s Payment Card Industry investigations no companies were compliant with Payment Cited by: 1.The Scope of This Report The Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) 13 prepared this report in response to Section of P.L.the “Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act”, 14 which requires the FLEC to establish best practicesFile Size: 2MB.