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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 - October 2021 In this month's edition, we report on our upcoming 50th anniversary events, warn rental car customers about the often unexpected cost of tolls, highlight recent coalition efforts and CFPB activities, and alert readers to a class action suit against Wells Fargo for unrefunded GAP fees. (Friday, October 01, 2021)

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Five Recent Publications

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Vietnamese)

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Vietnamese) Đối Phó với COVID-19.

Đại dịch coronavirus đã cho các nghệ sĩ lừa đảo nhiều cơ hội để lừa những người tiêu thụ. Ấn bản này nhấn mạnh một số loại lừa đảo phổ thông nhất liên quan đến đại dịch để giúp quý vị nhận ra và tránh bị lừa và ấn bản hướng dẫn nơi báo cáo các ý đồ lừa đảo.

The coronavirus pandemic gave con artists many new opportunities to cheat consumers. This publication highlights some of the most common types of scams related to the pandemic, helps you spot and avoid a scam, and tells you where to report scam attempts.

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Korean)

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Korean) COVID-19에 대한 대응.

코로나 유행성 전염병은 사기꾼들에게 소비자를 속일 새로운 기회들을 제공했습니다. 본 간행물은 전염병과 관련하여 흔히 사용된 사기 방법들을 설명하고, 여러분이 그러한 사기를 발견하거나 피하고, 어디에 신고해야 하는지를 설명합니다.

The coronavirus pandemic gave con artists many new opportunities to cheat consumers. This publication highlights some of the most common types of scams related to the pandemic, helps you spot and avoid a scam, and tells you where to report scam attempts.

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Spanish)

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

La pandemia del coronavirus les facilitó a los estafadores muchas nuevas oportunidades para engañar al consumidor. Esta publicación destaca algunos tipos de estafas comunes que han ocurrido durante la pandemia, le ayuda a detectar y evitarlas, y explica dónde denunciar los intentos de fraude.

The coronavirus pandemic gave con artists many new opportunities to cheat consumers. This publication highlights some of the most common types of scams related to the pandemic, helps you spot and avoid a scam, and tells you where to report scam attempts.

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Chinese)

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Chinese) 應對COVID-19(新冠肺炎).

新冠疫情為詐騙者提供了許多可以欺騙消費者的新機會。本刊物重點介紹與疫情相關的一些最為常見的詐騙類型,教你如何盡早發現並避免受到詐騙,同時也告知你應向何處舉報騙案以及詐騙企圖。

The coronavirus pandemic gave con artists many new opportunities to cheat consumers. This publication highlights some of the most common types of scams related to the pandemic, helps you spot and avoid a scam, and tells you where to report scam attempts.

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams

Steering clear of pandemic-related scams Coping with COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic gave con artists many new opportunities to cheat consumers. This publication highlights some of the most common types of scams related to the pandemic, helps you spot and avoid a scam, and tells you where to report scam attempts.

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Recommended Publications

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Chronology of Data Breaches Cover Art Chronology of Data Breaches. Privacy Rights Clearinghouse has been tracking breaches since 2005 and publishes a Chronology of Data Breaches.

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.

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