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Protect Your Money

Launched in 2010, the Protect Your Money campaign encourages New Yorkers to take advantage of City services to take control of their own financial future.

Get free professional financial counseling
Protect Your Money
Read Davion’s story
Find a Financial Empowerment Center near you
File a complaint with Consumer Affairs
Protect Your Money
 
Read Deborah’s advice 
File a complaint against a business 
Open an NYC SafeStart Account
Protect Your Money
 
Read Juan’s advice
Open an NYC SafeStart Account 
Protect your identity
Protect Your Money
Read Maria’s story 
Learn about identity theft and ways to prevent it 
Get control of your debt
Protect Your Money
Read Skyla’s story
Find a Financial Empowerment Center near you

  

Protect Your Money:
YOU CAN TACKLE YOUR DEBT
Campaign ads empower New Yorkers to schedule an appointment at a FREE Financial Empowerment Center to take control of their finances.
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 Protect Your Money: How Can Consumer Affairs Help You Today?
Campaign ads feature real staff advising businesses and consumers about essential DCA services.
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 Protect Your Money: Know Before You Enroll
DCA, in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Adult Education, launched ads alerting adults to predatory school scams and free and low-cost school choices.
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Protect Your Money 2011
2011 Protect Your Money campaign ads alerted New Yorkers to predatory services and scams and promoted the City’s safe, free help.
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