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Updated: January 2017
How to Order Consumer Action’s Free Publications
Instructions for Nonprofit Agencies
Nonprofit agencies and government groups may order our publications in bulk for free. Consumer Action's printed publications can be ordered online while you're browsing individual publications or by faxing in the appropriate order forms (see below). In addition, most of our publications are also available in PDF format for download.
Please be advised that shipments may take up to four weeks. Printed copies of our publications may be available in Chinese, English, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese.
For more information, email Consumer Action at [email protected].
To order printed publications online, you must be a registered member of the Consumer Action website. (Not all of the Consumer Action publications you see online can be ordered as printed versions.) If you're not a registered member, you can simply click on the "log in" link, which will provide you an option to create an account by filling out a one-page member registration form.
Once logged in, you may browse the publications that you wish to order and follow the instructions under "order publication." If the publication is out of stock, you will not see the order publication section. If you have any questions, or need more instructions, please email us at [email protected] or call us at (415) 777-9648.
Fax your order
Print out the appropriate order form(s) below, then fax your completed order form(s) to (415) 777-5267, or mail them to:
1170 Market Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94102
Order Forms Available for Nonprofit or Government Agencies
The following order forms are available in PDF format. In order to print a PDF file, you'll need the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Money Management and Credit
- An Employee's Guide to Payroll Cards
- Overdraft and Banking brochures
- Debt Collection
- Digital Dollars publications
- Money Management 1-2-3
- Military Brochure (Only for organizations that serve servicemembers and veterans)
- MoneyWi$e Series
- Health Records Privacy in California (for California agencies only)
- Internet Safety
- Internet Security and Privacy
- MoneyWi$e Series
- Social Media & Online Video Privacy
- Auto Insurance
- Auto Recall Issue
- California's Low Cost Auto Insurance Program (for California agencies only)
In addition, most of our publications are also available in PDF format for download. With an Acrobat (PDF) file, an attractive brochure can be produced by printing both sides of a single sheet of paper. When you browse our publications online, please look under the "Download PDF" section for the PDF file, and click on the link to download.
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