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CA News Logo Consumer Action INSIDER - September 2020 The September 2020 issue of Consumer Action INSIDER highlights our upcoming Health and Wealth virtual convening and annual awards ceremony (registration open now), and includes articles on “best practices” in issues-based online activism, Consumer Action's webinar on estate planning during the pandemic (part of our COVID-19 Educational Project, sponsored by Wells Fargo, with additional support from AT&T, Bank of America, Capital One, Chase, and Square), the importance of registering your car with your state motor vehicle agency (rather than a third party), our recent coalition efforts, the latest CFPB happenings, and new settlements posted in our Class Action Database. (Monday, August 31, 2020)

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Five Recent Publications

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Vietnamese)

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Vietnamese) Đối Phó với COVID-19.

Đại dịch COVID-19 đã thúc đẩy người ta suy nghĩ đến việc chuyện làm các quyết định quan trọng cho ngày cuối của cuộc đời trước khi biến cố xảy ra. Ấn bản này phác thảo các quyết định quan trọng về gia tài mà mọi người nên làm bây giờ, giải thích các văn bản và công cụ nào giúp bảo đảm ước muốn của quý vị được toại nguyện, và cung ứng các nguồn tài liệu để tìm hiểu thêm, được giúp đỡ và làm các bước kế tiếp.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried out, and provides resources for learning more, getting help and taking next steps.

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Korean)

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Korean) COVID-19에 대한 대응.

코비드 전염병은 우리로 하여금 인생 막바지에 관련된 중대한 사항들을 위기가 오기 전에 결정해야 한다는 지혜를 가져다 주었습니다. 이 지문은 모든이들이 지금 결정해야 할 부동산 계획에 관련된 지식들을 요약하고 있습니다. 여기에 소개된 관련 문서 및 정보들은 당신의 소망이 실현될 수 있는 방법과 그에 필요한 지식을 배울 수 있는 곳, 어떻게 하면 도움을 받을 수 있는지, 적합한 절차는 무엇인지를 담고 있습니다.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried out, and provides resources for learning more, getting help and taking next steps.

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Spanish)

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

La pandemia del COVID-19 ha recalcado la importancia de tomar decisiones críticas sobre el final de la vida antes de que ocurra una crisis. Esta publicación describe decisiones claves que se deben tomar en estos momentos, explica cuáles documentos y herramientas le ayudan a garantizar que sus deseos se lleven a cabo, y proporciona recursos para aprender más, obtener ayuda y tomar los pasos a seguir.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried out, and provides resources for learning more, getting help and taking next steps.

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Chinese)

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Chinese) 應對COVID-19(新冠肺炎).

COVID-19新冠肺炎疫情已經使人人都深切意識到,在危機來臨之前應該明智決定,先做出至關重要的臨終規劃。這本刊物概述了每個人應該即日就做出關鍵性的遺產規劃,同時內容有詳細說明哪些遺產規劃文件和工具可以確保個人遺願在來日得以實現。並且還有提供各種資源,例如其他相關資訊、怎樣得到協助,以及如何採取下一步措施等。

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried out, and provides resources for learning more, getting help and taking next steps.

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times Coping with COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried out, and provides resources for learning more, getting help and taking next steps.

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Recommended Publications

Friday, January 05, 2018

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.

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.

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