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2012

September

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How to Complain Cover

How to Complain. Consumer Action has updated its perennial favorite guide, How to Complain. The free and comprehensive booklet is designed to help you complain effectively and get results. How to Complain includes advice on how to approach businesses with a complaint; escalating a complaint through customer service or a company’s executive offices; writing emails and letters about your complaint; and documenting your complaint.

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You can buy a home - The keys to homeownership (Hmong) Cover

You can buy a home - The keys to homeownership (Hmong). Kev yuav tsev yog ib qho uas tseem ceeb tshaj ua koj yuav tau tshwm nyiaj yuav nyob hauv koj lub neej. Daim ntawv no yuav qhia txog tej yam tseemceeb uas tej tus yuav tsev yuavtsum paub, xwsli yuav npaj dabtsi ua ntej, seb cov nqi yuav muaj li cas, xyuas seb lub tsev twg yuav zoo rau yus, nrhiav chaw txais nyiaj thiab yuav muab tus nqi (offer) li cas.
Buying a home is one of the most important purchases you'll ever make. In this brochure, we cover key topics for potential homeowners, including preparing to buy a home, predicting homeownership costs, finding the right home, shopping for a mortgage and making an offer.

August

28
Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Vietnamese) Cover

Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Vietnamese). Một cẩm nang dễ hiểu giải thích sự quan trọng trong việc giữ tín dụng tốt, quyền lợi của quý vị khi bị bác tín dụng, làm sao kiểm soát bản báo cáo tín dụng, và làm thế nào để tranh cãi những sai lầm trong bản báo cáo tín dụng, và làm thế nào để cải tiến hạnh kiểm tín dụng.
An easy-to-read brochure that explains why having good credit is important, your rights if your credit application is rejected, how to check your credit report, how to dispute mistakes on your credit report and how to begin to rebuild good credit.

Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Chinese) Cover

Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Chinese). 這本簡單易讀的手冊說明良好信用的重要性、信貸申請如不獲批准時的個人權利、如何查核個人信用報告﹑如果信用報告有錯誤時如何爭議﹐以及如何開始建立良好信用。
An easy-to-read brochure that explains why having good credit is important, your rights if your credit application is rejected, how to check your credit report, how to dispute mistakes on your credit report and how to begin to rebuild good credit.

Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Spanish) Cover

Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Spanish). Un folleto fácil de leer que explica por qué es importante tener buen crédito, sus derechos si su aplicación de crédito es rechazada, cómo obtener su informe crediticio, cómo corregir errores en su informe crediticio y cómo comenzar a reconstruir su crédito.

Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (English) Cover

Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (English). An easy-to-read brochure that explains why having good credit is important, your rights if your credit application is rejected, how to check your credit report, how to dispute mistakes on your credit report and how to begin to rebuild good credit.

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Your Digital Dollars - Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions (Chinese) Cover

Your Digital Dollars - Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions (Chinese). 當今人們的生活日漸繁忙,不論是購物、理財、工作或社交,都需依賴電腦或行動通訊器材,因此造成個人資料曝光的機會大增。 As more daily tasks, from shopping and banking to working and socializing, get done on a computer or mobile device, the opportunities to expose personal data increase.

July

30
Prepaid Cards (Chinese) Cover

Prepaid Cards (Chinese) An alternative to credit and debit cards. 你可以學習到這種能夠重新加值的預付卡與其它“塑料”信貸卡的相異之處、如何配合個人所需選用最合適的預付卡,以及如何減少卡費支出及精明善用預付卡帳戶。 Learn how reloadable prepaid cards are different from other forms of “plastic,” how to select the best prepaid card for your needs, how to reduce card costs and how to manage your card account wisely.

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Your Digital Dollars - Banking Online Safely (Chinese) Cover

Your Digital Dollars - Banking Online Safely (Chinese) Protect your identity and accounts while banking by computer. 以前消費者如果想付帳單、存入支票、或是處理任何金融轉帳事務,都需要去一趟銀行或郵局。但是當今的科技文明卻讓客戶不必出門就能在家中或辦公室處理銀行事務或支付帳單。 Paying a bill, depositing a check or conducting any other financial transaction used to require a trip to the bank or post office. Now technology makes it possible to bank and pay bills without leaving your home or office.

June

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Your Digital Dollars - Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions (Spanish) Cover

Your Digital Dollars - Safety and privacy in online and mobile transactions (Spanish) Protect your identity and data while banking or paying digitally. A medida que más tareas diarias se hacen por computadora o dispositivo móvil, incluso compras, operaciones bancarias y actividades del trabajo y sociales, las oportunidades de revelar información personal aumentan.

 

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