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In this section, Consumer Action offers comprehensive articles on a variety of topics from partners and free-lance contributors. We have carefully selected the content on these pages to complement our own material.

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App offers consumers a way to see and control data collection

Online Privacy Shield by MyPermissions, a free download from the Google Play Store, searches and scans your mobile device for apps that have access to your personal data.  Read: App offers consumers a way to see and control data collection

 

App offers consumers a way to see and control data collection

Online Privacy Shield by MyPermissions, a free download from the Google Play Store, searches and scans your mobile device for apps that have access to your personal data.  Read: App offers consumers a way to see and control data collection

 

10 new health insurance freebies

10 new health insurance freebies Cover ArtHealth insurance reform requires new plans to provide preventive care at no cost. Find out which tests and treatments now are free.
 Read: 10 new health insurance freebies

 

How to score a free credit score

How to score a free credit score Cover ArtNew legislation that takes effect in July allows many consumers to get a free credit score, not just a credit report.  Read: How to score a free credit score

 

Four types of life insurance that are a waste of money

Four types of life insurance that are a waste of money Cover ArtThis article contains suggestions about how to save money when you purchase life insurance.

 Read: Four types of life insurance that are a waste of money

 

Eight spring insurance hazards: Are you covered?

Eight spring insurance hazards: Are you covered? Cover ArtCheck that your standard insurance policies cover these eight spring-time hazards.  Read: Eight spring insurance hazards: Are you covered?

 

When your home’s market value is less than its insurance value

When your home’s market value is less than its insurance value Cover ArtWonder what should consider when you are purchasing your home insurance? This article provides you with useful information on getting the right insurance coverage for your home.  Read: When your home’s market value is less than its insurance value

 

Battle of the health insurance rate reviews

Battle of the health insurance rate reviews Cover ArtOngoing debate among consumer groups and health insurance companies are carrying out on new rules and regulations for health insurance rate reviews.


 Read: Battle of the health insurance rate reviews

 

Can insurance companies enter your house or examine your car?

Can insurance companies enter your house or examine your car? Cover ArtInsurance company representatives often perform inspections, but what if you don't let them in?  Read: Can insurance companies enter your house or examine your car?

 

Don’t get bamboozled by cheap insurance prices

Don’t get bamboozled by cheap insurance prices Cover ArtBuying low-priced insurance can be a costly mistake if you end up in one of these four situations.  Read: Don’t get bamboozled by cheap insurance prices

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