Consumer Matters Newsletter June 2015 Edition Now Available

The June 2015 edition of Consumer Matters Newsletter is now available for download. This Consumer Affairs Commission publication seeks to provide important consumer advicec and general information.

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CAC Advice

Consumer Advice - Overview

Sunday, 10 May 2015
Consumer education is one of the primary functions of the Consumer Affairs Commission. While some of this education focuses on acquainting constituents with their rights and responsibilities and the provisions of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA),... Read More...

Fraudulent Health Claims: Don't be Fooled

Wednesday, 19 September 2007
  Consumers waste billions of dollars on unproven, fraudulently marketed, and sometimes useless health care products and treatments. In addition, those with serious medical problems may be wasting valuable time before seeking proper treatment.... Read More...

LAST MINUTE SHOPPING AND RECALLS

Thursday, 15 November 2007
  During the Christmas period, persons normally leave their shopping for food, home supplies and gifts till the last minute. This may be because of when they are paid or when bonuses are received. The Consumer Affairs Commission strongly... Read More...

MANAGING BACK-TO-SCHOOL EXPENSES

Thursday, 02 August 2007
Planning & Budgeting     HOW SOON SHOULD BUDGETING BEGIN? For parents with children who will attend school for the first time as well as those who will start a new grade in the new school term, budgeting should begin at least two to three... Read More...

Tips on purchasing Safe Toys

Sunday, 10 May 2015
 The focus ought not be on appearance or price. The basis for purchasing toys for children ought to be safety and educational stimulation. Make sure that parts do not detach easily, hence posing a choking hazard for children between ages 0 to 8... Read More...