Consumer Ed® was developed by the Georgia Department of Law’s Consumer Protection Division to educate consumers and help them make informed decisions when it comes to buying a car or home, dealing with credit and debt, making home repairs and improvements, managing money, and avoiding identity theft and scams.  The information contained in the pages of this website will help you avoid common pitfalls and walk you through major purchase decisions so that you don’t get overwhelmed or make a decision that may not be in your best interest.