English Library

Some of the following Consumer Action publications are available in bulk for non-profit or government agencies to distribute for educational purposes. Further info can be found on the How To Order Publications page.

Library of English Publications, Sorted by Date

Q&A about protecting your finances for servicemembers and vets

Library: English | Q&A about protecting your finances for servicemembers and vets. This backgrounder expounds on the topics introduced in the companion brochure. Presented in Q&A format, the guide answers dozens of questions for servicemembers and veterans, ranging from how to avoid predatory lenders and take advantage of mainstream financial services to how to handle student loans and deal with debt collection issues.  Category: Banking Credit Credit Scores Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Money Management on Jul 20, 2016

 
Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans

Library: English | Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans. This fact sheet teaches servicemembers and veterans how to recognize and avoid scams and expensive or risky financial products/services and encourages them to take advantage of the many consumer-friendly borrowing and banking options available. It also explains the special consumer finance protections that active duty servicemembers have under the law. Category: Banking Credit Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Money Management on Jul 19, 2016

 
Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans - Seminar lesson plan and class activities

Library: English | Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans - Seminar lesson plan and class activities. This downloadable packet guides community educators through a 2.5-hour presentation on servicemembers’ and veterans’ consumer rights, financial services to avoid and the better alternatives that exist, how to avoid scams aimed at veterans, and where to get legal and financial help. In addition to the lesson plan (to be used in conjunction with the downloadable PowerPoint presentation), the packet includes exercises, resources and a class evaluation form.     Category: Banking Credit Credit Scores Military/Veterans on Jun 30, 2016

 
Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans - PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans - PowerPoint Training Slides. This downloadable PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Economic survival guide for servicemembers and veterans” lesson plan. The slides provide a visual component to the training that will help to engage learners and improve retention. Category: Banking Credit Credit Scores Military/Veterans on Jun 30, 2016

 
A guide to finding the right job training school

Library: English | A guide to finding the right job training school. Job training can be a valuable investment in your future—if the school or program is reputable and fairly priced. This guide is designed to help anyone considering a job training program or vocational school make an informed choice, avoid excessive or unwarranted student loan debt, and know where to turn if they believe they are a victim of for-profit school fraud. Category: Consumer Rights on Jun 15, 2016

 
Questions and answers about job training (vocational) schools

Library: English | Questions and answers about job training (vocational) schools A question-and-answer backgrounder manual. This Consumer Action manual, written in Q&A format, is designed to provide background information about evaluating job training schools and choosing and managing student loans for these programs. Category: Consumer Rights on Jun 15, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual. This backgrounder guide is part of our “Money Management 1-2-3” financial empowerment educational and training module. The module also contains three multilingual brochures and a lesson plan with PowerPoint training slides. Category: Money Management Mortgages on Jun 07, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Powerpoint Slides

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Powerpoint Slides. The Money Management 1-2-3 Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Money Management Mortgages on May 26, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities. This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. It contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take-home worksheets. Category: Money Management Mortgages on May 26, 2016

 
Insurance Checkup

Library: English | Insurance Checkup Assessing and adjusting your coverage. Staying adequately insured means reassessing your coverage each year and adjusting it in response to specific life events. This Insurance Checkup fact sheet explains why it’s important to revisit your insurance policies regularly, lists specific life events that typically warrant a change in coverage, provides tips and tools for managing your insurance and offers links to resources where you can learn more. Category: Automobiles Housing Housing Insurance Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Apr 26, 2016

 

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