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CA News Logo Consumer Action INSIDER - December 2016 The December 2016 issue of Consumer Action's monthly newsletter brings you news of our updated debt collection resources, explains why you might need earthquake insurance, fills you in on our 45th anniversary celebration, offers advice on what to do when confronted with restocking fees, and more. (Wednesday, November 30, 2016)

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Five Recent Publications

California’s Lemon Law (Spanish)

California’s Lemon Law (Spanish) Protección para compradores de autos nuevos y usados. Esta hoja informativa aborda el tema de las protecciones para compradores de autos nuevos y usados en California. Explica cómo opera la ley de garantía estatal conocida como “Lemon Law” (“Ley Limón”), cuáles vehículos cubre la ley, cómo funcionan los programas de arbitraje utilizados por la mayoría de concesionarios de autos y cómo el consumidor puede presentar un reclamo en California.

Getting up to speed (Vietnamese)

Getting up to speed (Vietnamese). Thời nay, mạng điện toán tốc độ cao (broadband) là nhu cầu cần thiết trong nhà để người ta làm đủ mọi thứ từ kiếm việc đến làm bài tập. Tuy nhiên, nhiều gia đình có mức lương thấp bị thiệt thòi vì họ không kham nổi mạng điện toán tốc độ cao. Bản tin xác thật này giải thích thêm về lợi ích và giá cả của mạng điện toán tốc độ cao. Bản tin cũng giới thiệu các chương trình đặc biệt cung cấp dịch vụ mạng điện toán tốc độ cao với giá bình dân cho các gia đình có mức lương thấp.

Today, high-speed home internet service (broadband) is virtually a necessity for everything from finding a job to doing homework. However, many low-income households are at a disadvantage because broadband has been unaffordable for them. This fact sheet explains more about broadband, including its importance, benefits, availability and pricing. It also presents special programs that offer low-income households fast home internet service at a discount. 

Getting up to speed (Korean)

Getting up to speed (Korean). 오늘날 가정용 고속 인터넷 서비스(광대역)는 구직부터 학교 과제물 완성까지 모든 것을 위한 필수적인 것으로 간주됩니다. 그러나 광대역의 고비용 때문에 많은 저소득층 가정들이 분리한 위치에 놓여 있습니다. 이 자료는 중요성, 혜택, 가용성 및 가격을 포함한 광대역에 대한 자세한 설명을 포함하고 있습니다. 이것은 또한 할인 요금으로 가정용 고속 인터넷을 저소득층 가정들에게 제공하는 특별 프로그램들에 대해 안내하고 있습니다.

Today, high-speed home internet service (broadband) is virtually a necessity for everything from finding a job to doing homework. However, many low-income households are at a disadvantage because broadband has been unaffordable for them. This fact sheet explains more about broadband, including its importance, benefits, availability and pricing. It also presents special programs that offer low-income households fast home internet service at a discount. 

Getting up to speed (Chinese)

Getting up to speed (Chinese). 如今在實質上,家用高速互聯網服務(“broadband”寬頻網絡),已經由個人求職到上網做家庭作業等等,每件事都需靠它來達成了!不過目前還有許多低收入家庭尚未能充分利用寬頻網絡服務,因為對他們而言,其費用是無法負擔的。這份教育手冊對於寬頻網絡服務有詳盡說明,包括它的重要性,好處,可用性和定價。本文還會介紹幾項幫助低收入家庭獲得高速互聯網服務,有優惠收費的特別計劃。 Today, high-speed home internet service (broadband) is virtually a necessity for everything from finding a job to doing homework. However, many low-income households are at a disadvantage because broadband has been unaffordable for them. This fact sheet explains more about broadband, including its importance, benefits, availability and pricing. It also presents special programs that offer low-income households fast home internet service at a discount. 

Getting up to speed

Getting up to speed Broadband internet for low-income households. Today, high-speed home internet service (broadband) is virtually a necessity for everything from finding a job to doing homework. However, many low-income households are at a disadvantage because broadband has been unaffordable for them. This fact sheet explains more about broadband, including its importance, benefits, availability and pricing. It also presents special programs that offer low-income households fast home internet service at a discount.

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Recommended Publications

Friday, September 23, 2016

Spanish-English glossary of real estate terms. A new Spanish-English glossary of commonly used real estate terms has been released to help real estate agents and brokers make the home buying process more manageable for consumers who seek to better understand the complexities of a mortgage transaction in Spanish. The glossary offers both formal and colloquial translations of key mortgage terms.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

2016 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report by WalletHub Cover Art 2016 Car Insurance & Credit Scores Report by WalletHub. The WalletHub study gives us information on the connection between credit scores and car insurance.

Friday, September 04, 2015

CFPB Monthly Complaint Report: Credit Reporting Issues. Complaint reports from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) focus on a different issue each month providing a snapshot of complaint trends by type, state and company, and highlight actual complaints reported by consumers.

Friday, January 23, 2015

California Lifeline carrier search tool. The California Public Utility Commission (CPUC) has a multilingual tool that enables consumers to search for California LifeLine service providers.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Owning a Home Cover Art Owning a Home. Designed by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Owning a Home features an interactive, online set of resources and tools to help borrowers.

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