English Library: Money Management

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.

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2015 Tax Year)

Library: English | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2015 Tax Year) Low-income working taxpayers may qualify for the federal EITC. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income, working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2015 tax year. Category: Money Management on Jan 14, 2016

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card - PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card - PowerPoint Training Slides . The Choosing a Prepaid Card PowerPoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Banking Credit Cards Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 15, 2015

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card - Seminar lesson plan and class activities

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card - Seminar lesson plan and class activities . This 24-page packet, only available as a PDF download, contains a detailed curriculum for teaching how to choose, use and manage a prepaid card wisely, and two classroom activities that provide an opportunity for participants to apply what they’ve learned. Category: Banking Credit Cards Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 15, 2015

 
Choosing a Prepaid Card: A Backgrounder

Library: English | Choosing a Prepaid Card: A Backgrounder . The "Choosing a Prepaid Card" training manual provides the answers to many of the questions that a consumer shopping for a reloadable prepaid card might have, from "Where can I find a list of the card's fees?" to "Whom do I contact if I have a problem with my card?" Category: Banking Credit Cards Money Management Prepaid Cards on Oct 14, 2015

 
A consumer’s guide to choosing a prepaid card

Library: English | A consumer’s guide to choosing a prepaid card . A prepaid card that charges low fees, comes with desirable features and offers strong consumer protections can be a good choice for many consumers. This publication will help you learn how to compare your options and choose the best prepaid card for your needs. Category: Banking Credit Cards Money Management Prepaid Cards on Jun 16, 2015

 
The right overdraft protection plan

Library: English | The right overdraft protection plan A wise choice. Spending more money than is in your checking account can be a costly mistake. This fact sheet presents the consequences of overdrawing your account, the high cost of “courtesy” overdraft coverage, the better overdraft protection plans that exist and tips for avoiding overdrafts altogether. Category: Banking Money Management on Mar 10, 2015

 
Auto Insurance - PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Auto Insurance - PowerPoint Slides . This downloadable 16-slide PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the auto insurance lesson plan. The slides provide a visual component to the training that will help to engage learners and improve retention. Category: Automobiles Insurance Money Management on Feb 19, 2015

 
Auto Insurance - Lesson Plan

Library: English | Auto Insurance - Lesson Plan . This downloadable packet guides community educators through a two-and-a-half-hour presentation on auto insurance—from determining the types and amount of coverage needed to finding the right policy, controlling your insurance costs, filing a claim and resolving disputes with the insurer. The lesson plan, which is designed to be used in conjunction with the downloadable PowerPoint presentation, also includes learning activities and a class evaluation form. Category: Automobiles Insurance Money Management on Feb 19, 2015

 
Student Loan and Education Resource List

Library: English | Student Loan and Education Resource List . This concise, five-page guide provides resources to help beginning students figure out what their college education financing options are, what they can afford, which schools are worth the cost and how to get the student loan process started. Current and former students can benefit from the sections on loan repayment and what to do if the loan goes into default. The publication includes resources specifically for veterans. Category: Credit Money Management on Jan 08, 2015

 
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

Library: English | The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act How it restricts collectors and protects consumers. This concise guide to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) makes consumers aware of what collectors must do under the law, what they are allowed to do, and what they are prohibited from doing. It also provides information about getting a collector to stop contacting you, what your options are if a collector violates the FDCPA and where to get more information or personal assistance. Category: Consumer Rights Credit Debt Collection Money Management on Dec 22, 2014

 
 

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