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April is Financial Literacy Month: 32 state champion teams en route to Miami Beach for annual LifeSmarts championship, April 24-27

April 7, 2010
Just in time for Financial Literacy Month, the National Consumers League (NCL) has announced the 32 state champion teams who have earned a spot at the 2010 National LifeSmarts Championship, which will take place this year in Miami Beach, Florida, April 24-27.

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NCL thanks Western Union for underwriting LifeSmarts study aid

April 1, 2010
As LifeSmarts state champions make their final preparations for the 2010 National LifeSmarts Championship later this month in Miami Beach, NCL is announcing a new study aid: the April Question-of-the-Day Calendar, featuring practice questions on consumer rights and responsibilities.

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Health care win for consumers: NCL applauds House passage of reform bill

March 21, 2010
NCL applauds the U.S. Representatives' historic late-night passage of the Health Care & Education Affordability Reconciliation Act of 2010

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NCL grooming a new generation of savvy consumers during NCPW and year-round

March 7, 2010
This year’s government-sponsored National Consumer Protection Week highlights the importance of consumer literacy at every age. NCL’s LifeSmarts program does just that – year-round.

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Who does what: consumers confused about eye care providers, training, M.D. status

November 17, 2005
New consumer survey on eye care and providers highlights the need for education. NCL has released new consumer tips and a white paper.

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NCL applauds I.M.P. and Ticketfly agreement to reduce service fees

February 19, 2010
Today NCL is applauding an announcement by I.M.P. and Ticketfly that service fees for ticketbuyers at the Merriweather Post Pavillion amphitheatre in Columbia, Maryland will be reduced by 30 percent.

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NCL’s Fraud Center: recession-linked scams on the rise in 2009

February 16, 2010
The recession is helping at least some people prosper despite tough economic times – scammers preying on consumers who are looking for ways to earn money.

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NCL thanks CARFAX for underwriting LifeSmarts study aid

February 1, 2010
February 2010’s Question-of-the-Day Calendar features practice questions on personal finance.

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Tax scammers are waiting to take your money

March 25, 2008
NCL has issued a warning for consumers to avoid refund and rebate scams in the weeks leading up to April 15.

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Don't be a fool about debit cards this April

April 1, 2008
NCL's 2008 Consumer Calendar: April tips help debit card users understand how they work.

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