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CA News Logo Debt collection (Winter 2020-2021) In this issue, Consumer Action helps consumers learn how to exercise their debt collection rights: to demand information about a debt, stop a debt collector from contacting them, and avoiding resurrecting debts that are too old to be sued over. The issue also discusses other key aspects of the laws and regulations designed to protect people being targeted by debt collectors and includes sample validation request and communications preferences letters you can customize and send to debt collectors. (Thursday, January 21, 2021)

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Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Korean)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Korean) 저소득 근로 납세자들은 연방 근로 소득세액 공제(EITC)를 받을 자격이 있을 수 있습니다.

근로 소득세액 공제(the Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC)는 저소득 근로계층 납세자들과 가족들이 연방 소득세 신고를 할때 보다 많은 환불을 받을 수 있도록 도와줍니다. 본 출판문은 2020 과세 연도 EITC 지침을 포함한다 (2021년 4월 세금 납세).

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2020 tax year (for taxes due in April 2021).

Improving your financial health with FinTech - Video (Chinese)

Improving your financial health with FinTech - Video (Chinese) 個人理財應用程式初學者指南.

金融科技(FinTech)是專門使用互聯網及各種apps (應用程式, 是可供下載的行動軟件)的現代科技,專為消費者和企業而開發出功能強大的金融理財服務工具。對於那些希望改善他們的財務狀況並致力於實現目標的人,金融科技可以使相關過程更加便捷,成效高,甚至有回報。這本指南將詳盡介紹目前可供使用的金融科技(FinTech)種類以及它們如何為你提供幫助。本指南也將解釋選擇這些應用程序時應考慮的事項以及當你使用FinTech金融科技時應如何確保安全。

Financial technology (FinTech) is the use of modern technology, such as the internet and apps (downloadable mobile software), to develop powerful financial services tools for consumers and businesses. For those who are motivated to improve their finances and dedicated to working toward their goals, FinTech can make the process more convenient, efficient and even rewarding. This guide will introduce you to the types of FinTech tools available and how they can help you. It will also tell you what to consider when choosing an app and how to stay safe when using FinTech.

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Chinese)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Chinese) 低收入工薪納稅人可以享有聯邦退稅優惠.

工薪退稅優惠(EITC) 有助於低收入工作納稅人及家庭在申報聯邦所得稅時得到更多的退稅。這本刊物內容包括EITC(聯邦低收入者工薪退稅優惠)2020年度稅務申報各項指標 (即為納稅人在2021年4月應繳的稅金)。

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income, working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax forms. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2020 tax year (for taxes due in April 2021).

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Vietnamese)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Vietnamese) Người làm lương ít có thể nhận lại thuế liên bang EITC.

Tiền được trả về từ thuế thâu nhập EITC (The Earned Income Tax Credit) giúp những người lao động và gia đình của họ có mức thâu nhập thấp nhận thêm tiền thuế trả về khi họ khai thuế liên bang. Ấn bản này bao gồm các hướng dẫn về EITC cho mùa thuế năm 2020 (hạn chót nộp thuế là tháng tư 2021).

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income, working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2020 tax year (for taxes due in April 2021).

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year)

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) Low-income working taxpayers may qualify for the federal EITC.

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2020 tax year (for taxes due in April 2021).

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Sunday, April 19, 2020

Chronology of Data Breaches Cover Art Chronology of Data Breaches. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has been tracking breaches since 2005 and publishes a Chronology of Data Breaches.

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Mortgage loan relief for disaster victims. The National Consumer Law Center (NCLC) has produced a guide to assist those helping homeowners struggling after a hurricane, flood, fire or other natural disaster.

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.

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