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The best way to protect yourself from consumer problems is to become an educated consumer. That means knowing your rights and obligations under the law, how to find a reputable business and how to spot a scam.
Attorney General Chris Carr is recognizing this May as Older Americans Month by sharing key tips and resources to help all Georgians recognize, prevent, and report the financial abuse and exploitation of older adults.
Attorney General Chris Carr and Insurance Commissioner John King are urging Georgians to be on the lookout for home repair fraud, insurance scams, price gouging, and other schemes following the recent tornadoes and severe storms that moved throughout the state.
Our ConsumerEd.Georgia.gov website helps you navigate major purchase decisions, like buying a car or a home, and teaches you how to manage your money, protect against identity theft and avoid problems. It also contains our "Ask Consumer Ed" blog, where you can read answers to actual consumer questions or submit your own question.
Part of CFPB's Managing Someone Else's Money series
Links to other consumer and government agencies.
If you believe a business acted unfairly, deceptively or unlawfully, you can file a complaint with our office.