From the moment President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act into law in 2010, a steady and mounting avalanche of misinformation about the law has left a growing majority of Americans confused about what it is, why it’s necessary, and how it works. With…
Managing Money Topic: Cars
A listing of news items, events, books, and publications on cars.
- June 24, 2016Volkswagen agrees to pay billions to drivers over emissions scandal
- April 21, 2016Mitsubishi apologizes, VW said to pay for deceptions
- February 05, 2016Obama to propose oil tax to fund rail and highway projects
- January 29, 2016Volkswagen may buy back diesel cars it can’t fix
- January 29, 2016A $640 Uber ride is one expensive financial lesson
CA News & Special Reports
Affordable Care Act Issue (November 2013) In the Affordable Care Act Issue we cover the basics of Obamacare—including the new health insurance exchanges, required minimum services, enrollment, subsidies for low income individuals and families and more. Our Web Bonus articles (not included in the downloadable PDF), explore medical debt installment plans, scams around Obamacare and appealing your health insurer's decisions. (Wednesday, November 20, 2013)
Five Recent Publications
Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start (Spanish). La serie Money Management 1-2-3, contiene consejos para tomar decisiones financieras prudentes en cada etapa de la vida y ofrece los fundamentos para desarrollar habilidades financieras en la etapa inicial, intermedia y avanzada. La parte UNO: Establezca una base sólida, aborda temas sobre cómo administrar sus ingresos, usar el crédito de manera prudente y vivir dentro de sus posibilidades. Algunos de los temas que abarca son: información para comprender el talón de su cheque, la preparación de su declaración de impuestos, la creación de su presupuesto, uso de cuentas bancarias, cómo establecer y construir buen crédito y la gestión de préstamos estudiantiles.
Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual. This backgrounder guide is part of our “Money Management 1-2-3” financial empowerment educational and training module. The module also contains three multilingual brochures and a lesson plan with PowerPoint training slides.
Money Management 1-2-3: Powerpoint Slides. The Money Management 1-2-3 Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section.
Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities. This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. It contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take-home worksheets.
Conversations on how to reform healthcare are long-standing and varied. But healthcare costs have soared, health insurance companies get richer and even those who pay dearly for health insurance frequently find that their policies don’t adequately cover them when they need their coverage most.…
Without proper insurance - health, auto, homeowners, life, disability, or long-term care - an unexpected event can quickly derail your financial plans and put your life savings at risk. Insurance is an essential part of financial planning, but many people are paying hundreds -…
Curtis Arnold, founder of Cardratings.com, passes along techniques he has used to escape credit card debt, "creatively finance" his wedding, car, and home purchases, and earn thousands in credit card "perks" every year. Along the way, he offers advice targeted to…
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