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May 2015

Debt Collection (Information on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act)

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This webpage provides background information on the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, which prohibits debt collectors from using abusive, unfair, or deceptive practices to collect debts from individuals.
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November 2014

Job Applicant Credit Check Laws: Tips for Job Applicants and Employees

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What questions may be asked about your background; use of background reports; what to do if the employer finds something negative in your background; and where to go for help.
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August 2013

A Summary of Your Rights Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act

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The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) promotes the accuracy, fairness, and privacy of information in the files of consumer reporting agencies. Included above is a summary of major rights under the FCRA.
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  • General Material
April 2013

How to Comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Rule

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The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, effective April 21, 2000, applies to the online collection of personal information from children under 13. This guide reviews the requirements for protecting children's privacy online and understanding the FTC's enforcement authority.
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  • General Material
November 2012

Choosing a Credit Counselor

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This webpage provides tips on obtaining a reputable credit counseling organization or agency, including questions to ask to help find the best counselor. It also provides background information on debt management plans as well as other debt relief options.
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  • General Material
September 2007

Social Networking Sites: A Parent's Guide

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This document offers tips to parents on how they can talk to their children about social networking sites and using these sites safely.
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  • General Material
May 2006

Social Networking Sites: Safety Tips for Tweens and Teens

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This document offers tips to children and teens on how to stay safe while socializing online. It also provides a list of organization where they can go to learn more about online safety.
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Credit and Your Consumer Rights

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This includes your credit report, credit applications and how to manage your debts. Advocates may find this short piece helpful for a basic understanding of credit counseling services.
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How to Protect Kids' Privacy Online: A Guide for Teachers

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This fact sheet offers information for teachers on the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act and provisions within the act that allow teachers to act on behalf of a parent during school activities online.
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How to Protect Kids' Privacy Online

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This fact sheet offers information to parents about the rules and requirements for website operators that were established by the FTC to make sure that children's privacy is protected online.