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Center for Consumer Law
  Volume 141 Number 2

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The People’s Lawyer’s Tip of the Day

Do you have a small business? The Federal Trade Commission has just begun a new program to help you stop scams that target small businesses. Information... Click here for more.

Kelley Blue Book names 10 best car deals for June

Are you in the market to buy or lease a new vehicle? KBB named the 10 best deals for the month of June. The list includes 2017 and 2018 models, with low per month lease payments or several thousand cash back on purchases. Click here for more.

Your Money

Most consumers are still not doing a very good job of building an emergency savings fund. A recent study found that only 29% of Americans have enough money in savings to cover 6 months spending, the amount recommended by financial planners. Even when the economy is strong, it is important to have and maintain a savings. Don't have one? The first step should be to create a budget.  Click here for more.

For the Lawyers

New jersey legalizes sports gambling. Just 28 days after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Murphy v. NCAA, which struck down as unconstitutional a federal statute that banned states from authorizing sports gambling, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill that authorizes New Jersey's casinos and racetracks to offer wagering on the results of sporting events. Other states are expected to follow New Jersey’s lead in the coming weeks and months. Click here for more.

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