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Key Consumer Help Lines and Websites

When you know where to go for help and information, you feel in control of your financial life. The following phone numbers and websites will allow you to be aware and take action on a myriad of important topics. Bookmark or print this page for quick access to this valuable all-in-one resource.

CREDIT

Credit Report Problems
Experian · (888) 397-3742, www.experian.com
TransUnion · (800) 916-8800, www.transunion.com
Equifax · (800) 685-1111, www.equifax.com
Federal Trade Commission · (877) 382-4357, http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/credit/cre21.shtm
USA.gov · (800) 333-4636, http://www.usa.gov/topics/consumer/consumer-action-handbook.pdf

Order Credit Report
AnnualCreditReport.com · (877) 322-8228, www.annualcreditreport.com

Debt Problems
National Foundation for Credit Counseling · (800) 388-2227, www.nfcc.org
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Services · (800) 569-4287, http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD

FRAUD

Telemarketing Fraud
National Consumers League’s Fraud Center · www.fraud.org
Federal Trade Commission · (877) 382-4357, www.ftc.gov/bcp/menus/consumer/phone/scams.shtm
Internet Crime Complaint Center · www.ic3.gov
LexisNexis ·  (800) 869-0751, http://www.lexisnexis.com/risk/financial/fs-fraud-detectionprevention.aspx

STOP MARKETERS

Stop Telemarketing
Federal Trade Commission – National Do Not Call Registry · (888) 382-1222 www.donotcall.gov

Stop Junk Mail
Direct Marketing Association · (212) 768-7277 ext. 1888, https://www.dmachoice.org
The Federal Trade Commission · (888) 567-8688, http://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0262-stopping-unsolicited-mailphone-calls-and-email

INFORMATION ABOUT BANKS

Banking Agencies
FDIC · (877) 275-3342, www.fdic.gov
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency · (800) 613-6743, www.occ.treas.gov
Federal Reserve · (888) 851-1920, www.federalreserve.gov
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau · (855) 411-2372, www.consumerfinance.gov

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