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Managing Money Topic: Credit-cards

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



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CA News & Special Reports

CA News Logo Consumer Action INSIDER - May 2021 The May 2021 issue of Consumer Action INSIDER helps readers make sense of pandemic-related financial aid and other assistance, including efforts to keep renters and homeowners housed; gives readers tips on avoiding scam real estate investment seminars; presents the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's latest work to protect homeowners and those who are in debt; details our recent coalition efforts; and announces new settlements posted in our Class Action Database. (Saturday, May 01, 2021)

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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.

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Money Hacks Cover ArtMoney Hacks 

Are you looking for ways to decrease your spending…and start increasing your savings? Need some simple advice for maximizing your investments? Want to start planning for your retirement but don’t know where to start? 

Many people are afraid to talk about money,…

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…

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