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.
10 new health insurance freebies
Health insurance reform requires new plans to provide preventive care at no cost. Find out which tests and treatments now are free.
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How to score a free credit score
New 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
This article contains suggestions about how to save money when you purchase life insurance.
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Eight spring insurance hazards: Are you covered?
Check 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
Wonder 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
Ongoing debate among consumer groups and health insurance companies are carrying out on new rules and regulations for health insurance rate reviews.
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Can insurance companies enter your house or examine your car?
Insurance 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
Buying 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
Hidden home insurance loopholes can shock you
Wonder what is really covered in your home insurance and what is not? It's worthwhile to take time to read and understand the hidden clauses in your home insurance policy. Read: Hidden home insurance loopholes can shock you
Escaping an upside down car loan
An "upside down" car loan means that you owe more than the current value of the vehicle. Here are some tips for car owners who find themselves in this frustrating but common situation. Read: Escaping an upside down car loan
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