Ch 17: App. C: Consumer Agencies & Organizations

About This Chapter

The Consumer Agencies & Organizations chapter of this Focus on Personal Finance Companion Course aligns with the same appendix in the Focus on Personal Finance textbook. These simple and fun video lessons are about five minutes long and help you learn the essential lessons about consumer agencies, real estate regulations, the FCC and the Department of Justice.

How It Works:

  • Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Consumer Agencies & Organizations appendix of your textbook.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the consumer agencies topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material, or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the consumer agencies covered in the textbook appendix, including:

  • The Federal Aviation Administration
  • Government regulation agencies that seek to protect consumers
  • U.S. Federal regulatory agencies in business
  • HUD
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • The Department of Justice

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6 Lessons in Chapter 17: App. C: Consumer Agencies & Organizations
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Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): History & Function

1. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA): History & Function

In this lesson, we will analyze the various roles and functions of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), including how the organization began, what its functions are, how much authority it exercises, and how it protects travelers.

Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection

2. Government Regulation Agencies for Consumer Protection

You will learn about the government regulatory agencies that protect consumers. We'll discuss what the acronyms CFPB, CPSC, FTC, FDA, NHTSA, and SEC stand for and their organizations' responsibilities.

Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

3. Major U.S. Federal Regulatory Agencies in Business: Types, Functions & Authority

In order to ensure that U.S. corporations are maintaining ethical business practices, the federal government has established regulatory agencies to protect employees, customers and the general public. This lesson explores major regulatory agencies and their functions.

How HUD Regulates Real Estate

4. How HUD Regulates Real Estate

Federal law prohibits housing discrimination and supports affordable housing. In this lesson, you'll learn the role the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development plays in preventing discrimination and ensuring affordable housing.

Federal Communications Commission (FCC): History & Function

5. Federal Communications Commission (FCC): History & Function

In this lesson, the student will lean how the Federal Communications Commission was formed and what the primary function of the agency was. The student will also learn about its authority and how it protects the citizens of the United States.

Department of Justice: Definition, Agencies & Responsibilities

6. Department of Justice: Definition, Agencies & Responsibilities

In this lesson, the Department of Justice will be defined. There are several agencies that make-up the Department of Justice, and this lesson will highlight some of the important agencies.

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