Consumer Resources

Do you have questions about online shopping, consumer protection, or creating a savings plan?

Piggy has compiled a list of helpful websites to make sure your online shopping experience goes as smoothly as possible. With these, you can get help if you do run into an issue, and find ways to align your spending habits with your lifestyle.

Online Shopping Tips

Follow these tips for hassle-free online shopping: get the details, pay by credit card, keep records, and protect your personal and financial information.
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0020-shopping-online
Learn how to be a smart and safe consumer, what to do when a purchase or service goes wrong, and more.
https://www.usa.gov/consumer
The Data & Marketing Association ensures that consumers have choices about unwanted marketing offers.
https://thedma.org/resources/consumer-resources

Identity Theft

While identity theft can happen to anyone, there are some things you can do to reduce the risks. Here’s a list of resources for you.
https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/topics/identity-theft
Is someone using your personal information to open accounts, file taxes, or make purchases?
Visit IdentityTheft.gov, the federal government’s one-stop resource, to help you report and recover from identity theft.
https://www.identitytheft.gov/

Money Saving Tips

America Saves is a campaign from the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America. It’s designed to motivate and support low- to moderate-income households to save money, reduce debt, and build wealth.
https://americasaves.org/
Military Saves is the companion site of America Saves, geared to provide saving tips for military members and their families.
https://militarysaves.org/
Feed the Pig is created by the American Institute of CPAs and The Advertising Council. Its goal is to help Americans take control of their personal finances.
https://feedthepig.org/