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Managing Money (www.managing-money.org) is a financial literacy clearinghouse featuring Consumer Action’s award-winning multilingual educational materials, headline news on personal finance topics and recommended publications created by other organizations and government agencies. The materials focus on financial services, sound financial planning and debt management, saving for emergencies and retirement and how to avoid frauds and scams.

 
 

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CA News Logo Consumer Action INSIDER - July 2020 The July 2020 issue of Consumer Action INSIDER features articles on how to "inoculate" yourself against COVID-19 disinformation and scams through our free monthly e-newsletter, SCAM GRAM; determining if you're being sold a fraudulent product or sold on a bogus payment method on websites like Craiglist; protecting your social media privacy by reading our two new fact sheets on how to change your privacy settings (one dedicated to Facebook); coverage of our coalition efforts; the latest CFPB happenings; and new settlements posted in our Class Action Database. (Tuesday, June 30, 2020)

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Five Recent Publications

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Chinese)

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Chinese) 應對COVID-19 (新冠肺炎).

在COVID-19(新冠肺炎)疫情期間,數百萬無證員工沒有資格獲得政府向美國公民所提供的聯邦經濟援助。這本刊物提供各項協助資源和申請提示,可供查詢各州、地方和私人之專門設置為無證移民或在確定申請資格時不需提供移民身份的財務援助計劃。

Millions of undocumented workers are ineligible for the federal economic aid available to U.S. citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication provides tips and resources for finding state, local and private financial assistance programs that are designed specifically for undocumented immigrants or don’t ask for immigration status when determining eligibility.

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Korean)

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Korean) COVID-19에 대한 대응.

COVID-19 팬데믹 동안 수백만의 서류 미비 근로자들은 미국 시민들이 이용할 수 있는 연방 경제 지원을 받을 수 없습니다. 이 안내서는 서류 미비 이민자들을 위해 특별히 마련되었거나 자격을 결정할 때 이민 신분을 묻지 않는 주, 지역 및 민간 재정 지원 프로그램을 찾는데 도움이 되는 정보와 지원처를 제공합니다.

Millions of undocumented workers are ineligible for the federal economic aid available to U.S. citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication provides tips and resources for finding state, local and private financial assistance programs that are designed specifically for undocumented immigrants or don’t ask for immigration status when determining eligibility.

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Spanish)

Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

Millones de trabajadores indocumentados no califican para la ayuda económica federal que se les ofrece a ciudadanos estadounidenses durante la pandemia del coronavirus. Esta publicación ofrece consejos y recursos para ayudarle a encontrar programas de asistencia financiera estatales, locales y privados diseñados especialmente para inmigrantes indocumentados o que no preguntan sobre su estado migratorio.

Millions of undocumented workers are ineligible for the federal economic aid available to U.S. citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication provides tips and resources for finding state, local and private financial assistance programs that are designed specifically for undocumented immigrants or don’t ask for immigration status when determining eligibility.

Financial assistance for undocumented workers

Financial assistance for undocumented workers Coping with COVID-19.

Millions of undocumented workers are ineligible for the federal economic aid available to U.S. citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication provides tips and resources for finding state, local and private financial assistance programs that are designed specifically for undocumented immigrants or don’t ask for immigration status when determining eligibility.

Financial health and FinTech COVID relief

Financial health and FinTech COVID relief. The financial health and FinTech community has mobilized to offer online resources, coaching, financial support and other relief to consumers.

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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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