FTC hosts military consumer financial workshop

SAN ANTONIO – The Federal Trade Commission hosted a workshop Wednesday at Trinity University on financial issues and scams that can affect military consumers. “Protecting those who protect our nation” featured remarks by FTC acting chairman Maureen Ohlhausen. “They move a lot and that can cause them to be a victim of identity theft,” she said. Ohlhausen spoke to local ...

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Consumer Sector Update for 07/19/2017: GTIM,SNI,DISCA,MKC

TOP CONSUMER STOCKS- WMT -0.45% MCD -0.10% DIS +1.02% CVS -0.78% KO +0.35% Consumer stocks maintained moderate gains this afternoon, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 climbing about 0.4% while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were putting up a nearly 0.5% advance. In company news, Good Times Restaurants ( GTIM ) was ...

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Weekly consumer advice –

■ When buying from an online seller for the first time we should make sure that we know who the seller is, from where he operates and how to get in contact with him. ■ Before placing an order, we should make sure that we know exactly how much the product or service is going to cost us. ■We should ...

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