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.

Managing Money Topic: Credit-cards

A listing of news items, events, books, and publications on credit-cards.



( View More News )


CA News & Special Reports

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)

( View More CA News )


Five Recent Publications

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.

Savvy Online Shopping - PowerPoint Slides

Savvy Online Shopping - PowerPoint Slides.

The downloadable Savvy Online Shopping PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the lesson plan, adding a visual component that will help engage learners and improve retention.

Savvy Online Shopping - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Savvy Online Shopping - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities.

This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for community educators. It contains a detailed curriculum and classroom activities.

Questions and Answers about Savvy Online Shopping and Dispute Resolution

Questions and Answers about Savvy Online Shopping and Dispute Resolution.

Written in Q&A format, this backgrounder answers many questions about savvy online shopping that are not covered in the companion brochures.

Savvy Online Shopping: Tips for trouble-free transactions (Spanish)

Savvy Online Shopping: Tips for trouble-free transactions (Spanish).

Las compras por internet ofrecen todo tipo de ventajas, pero esto no significa que no impliquen posibles riesgos. Esta publicación explica cómo reducir posibles problemas al proteger su información personal, tomar decisiones acertadas acerca de dónde comprar y cómo pagar, y adoptar medidas para evitar conflictos.

More publications »



How YOU Can Profit from Credit Cards Cover ArtHow YOU Can Profit from Credit Cards 

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…

More Books »


Quick Menu

Support Consumer Action

Support Consumer

Join Our Email List

Optional Member Code
Facebook FTwitter T

MoneyWise Modules

Managing Money Topics

Help Desk