It’s Consumer Awareness Week this week (March 15-22, 2013). We thought we would share our top five tips of all time with you today.

Here’s what we know – it’s easy to get excited, feel rushed or pressured into a purchase of any kind. It can happen and sometimes it means that you can find yourself making an uninformed decision. So, as simple as it sounds, our #1 tip for consumers is:


Remember, if an offer seems too good to be true, it often is. If something just doesn’t feel right, take a little time to step back and do more research.