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The SkillUP program offers SNAP recipients in Missouri the opportunity to gain skills, training or work experience. SkillUP is offered at no cost to the participant and helps promote employability and self-sufficiency.


Building Strong Families – Consumer Beware Module


When Creditors are Predators
Informs consumers and those working with families about the signs and effects of predatory lending practices and the difficulties of living in poverty.



Additional Resources



Federal Trade Commission

Practical information on a variety of consumer topics


Missouri Attorney General's Office website

The Attorney General's office aggressively prosecutes those who break criminal, environmental and consumer protection laws and defends the state against legal actions.


National Consumer League's Fraud Center

The mission of the Fraud Center is to give consumers the information they need to avoid becoming victims of telemarketing and Internet fraud.






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