Ohio League Behind New Consumer Website
The Ohio Credit Union League has launched a consumer information website at www.OhioConsumers.org. The launch coincided with National Consumer Protection Week, Feb. 1-7 The site features consumer protection information and links to other sites where Ohioans can find information on protecting themselves from fraud, identity theft, and scams. The site also includes a section for educators who want to teach their students about personal finances. "We know that when it comes to financial education, ignorance can be very costly," said OCUL CEO Paul mercer. We've created the new consumer site to help Ohioans learn more about finances and avoid scams." The Ohio Credit Union League partnered with Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro, the Ohio Consumers' Counsel, the U.S. Postal Service, and The Ohio State University Extension Office to promote National Consumer Protection Week.