Dr. Julie Heath

University of Cincinnati

225 Calhoun St. #370

Cincinnati, Oh 45219

Phone # 513-556-1653


Dr. Betsy Hedler

The Ohio History Connection

800 East 17th Avenue

Columbus, Ohio 43211

Phone # 614-297-2538

Email: OhioCEE@gmail.com


Resources & Links

Students are encouraged to use any of the resources listed below to learn more about consumer topics. Students also are encouraged to do additional research.

The Ohio Attorney General Office’s Consumer Protection Section protects consumers from predatory or illegal business practices: www.OhioAttorneyGeneral.gov  

The Federal Trade Commission is the nation’s consumer protection agency: www.ftc.gov  
The National Endowment for Financial Education is a nonprofit foundation dedicated to providing financial education: www.nefe.org  

Consumer literacy for young adults: www.consumerjungle.org   

Consumer information about hundreds of topics can be found in the Consumer Action Handbook: www.consumeraction.gov  

The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) is a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National White Collar Crime Center, and the Bureau of Justice Assistance: www.ic3.gov  

The U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics of financial education is: www.mymoney.gov  

Consumer Reports is a nonprofit organization whose mission is “to work for a fair, just, and safe marketplace for all consumers and to empower consumers to protect themselves”: www.consumerreports.org  

The Consumer Federation of America is a nonprofit organization to advance consumer interest through research, education, and advocacy: www.consumerfed.org  

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is a federal government bureau whose mission is “to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans”: www.consumerfinance.gov  

The Identity Theft Resource Center is a nonprofit national organization whose mission is “to serve as a relevant national resource on consumer issues related to cybersecurity, data breaches, social media, fraud, scams and other issues”: www.idtheftcenter.org  

The STOP.THINK.CONNECT organization is a global cybersecurity awareness campaign to help digital citizens stay safer and more secure online: www.stopthinkconnect.org

Stay Safe Online is an organization whose mission is to educate and empower a digital society to use the Internet safely and security at home, work, and school:   www.staysafeonline.org


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