A Message from Consumer Action

Consumer Action's MoneyWi$e educational materials have moved to our Managing Money Project website. Here you may view, download and order bulk copies of the MoneyWi$e materials. Please make a note of the Managing Money Project address— www.managing-money.org —and add it to your address book.

Outreach & Training

Consumer Action’s multilingual and multicultural Community Outreach Managers counsel consumers, offer technical advice, conduct train-the-trainer workshops and presentations at community events and national conferences and provide expert analysis and commentary to English, Spanish and Chinese media on a variety of consumer issues. Aware that the best way to reach vulnerable consumer populations is to work with trusted community entities, Consumer Action’s outreach staff leverages our national network of more than 8,000 community-based… Read More »

 

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Our Events 

  • Consumer Empowerment Conference a huge success (Jan 05, 2017)
    Scores of consumer advocates, housing and credit counselors, and financial education coaches from community-based organizations (CBOs) around the nation gathered in Chicago in November for…
  • Debt collection resources empower those who owe (Dec 05, 2016)
    Every year, millions of people must deal with the consequences of delinquent debt. To help these consumers understand their rights during the debt collection process—from…
  • Financial and retirement planning at your doorstep (Sep 05, 2016)
    Consumer Action and the non-profit National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) have joined forces to offer an ongoing webinar series for our network partners. The…

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Training Tools 

  • Practical Money Skills (Apr 17, 2017)
    Practical Money Skills offers interactive tools and educational resources to help individuals and communities build stronger financial futures.
  • Commonwealth (formerly Doorways to Dreams Fund) (Apr 17, 2017)
    A library of free online and mobile games, designed and developed by Commonwealth (formerly Doorways to Dreams Fund), that aims to improve personal…
  • Consumer Action YouTube Channel (Apr 17, 2017)
    The Consumer Action YouTube Channel features short educational videos and webinars on topics including small business insurance, identity theft, managing money and more.

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Our Network 

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Best Practices 

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Recommended Training Tools 

  • Avoid ID Theft Training Kit (Nov 19, 2008)
    The FTC has created an "interactive toolkit" for advocates to plan and host "Protect Your Identity" events. Click…
  • Insider Car Report (Jun 04, 2008)
    This excellent video can be used to explain some of the issues that surround unfair and deceptive car financing practices in California.

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Videos & Webinars 

  • Consumer Action YouTube Channel (Apr 17, 2017)
    The Consumer Action YouTube Channel features short educational videos and webinars on topics including small business insurance, identity theft, managing money and more.

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