Debt.com Recognizes National Consumer Protection Week 2011

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Exercise financial fitness by making better informed choices at Debt.com

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We’ve seen it time and again. Once people are informed of their options, they become empowered to flex their financial muscle, so to speak. Jay Goss, EVP of business development at Debt.com.

Debt.com is joining government agencies and organizations to promote consumer education during National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), happening now through March 12, 2011.

Created by the Federal Trade Commission, NCPW is a coordinated effort to protect consumers through information about privacy, managing money and debt, and avoiding frauds and scams.

According to the Federal Reserve, the total US consumer debt currently stands at $2.4 trillion, or roughly $7,800 of debt for every American. Debt.com helps consumers digest these numbers by serving as a trusted online destination where people can go to exercise financial fitness.

The site provides objective tools, resources and coverage on things like managing debt, tax planning, loans and credit, often in the form of “Pig Tales” from the site’s buff piggy bank mascot. And since shopping is inevitable, Debt.com offers modern tips and a portal of daily deals to help consumers save money by shopping smart.

“We’ve seen it time and again. Once people are informed of their options, they become empowered to flex their financial muscle, so to speak.” said Jay Goss, EVP of business development at Debt.com. “We’re glad to support the efforts of National Consumer Protection Week.”

Debt.com frequently features original content from contributors like Author Gerri Detweiler and Blogger Roger Parkinson of SmallerStudentLoans who serve as Debt.com’s financial trainers. Partners like DailyWorth and America Saves round out the team with resources for specific demographics and focus areas.

Visit Debt.com and National Consumer Protection Week to learn how you can shop smart and make more informed decisions in the marketplace.

About Debt.com
Debt.com strives to be a purposeful online destination for consumers who are looking for information about personal finance, with the goal of better managing their financial lives. In short, we are a Financial Fitness Center. Flex your financial muscle at http://www.debt.com.

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