English Library: Credit Cards

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.

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 ‘chip’ cards

Library: English | A consumer’s guide to ‘chip’ cards . This publication answers credit and debit card customers’ questions about why the transition to “smartcards" is taking place, how the checkout process will change, what consumer protections they will have and where to get more information about chip cards. Category: Credit Cards on Jul 28, 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

 
Paying with Plastic or paper

Library: English | Paying with Plastic or paper A Consumer Action introduction to payment cards. This 2-page fact sheet explains the differences between credit, charge, debit, prepaid and gift cards. It can help you choose the best option for every transaction. Category: Credit Cards Prepaid Cards on Feb 10, 2014

 
On the Rebound: Post-recession Tips for Fostering Your Personal Economic Recovery

Library: English | On the Rebound: Post-recession Tips for Fostering Your Personal Economic Recovery . In response to a research report by Aite Group and Chase Blueprint®, Consumer Action offers practical tips to help consumers bounce back from a financial crisis, meet future financial challenges and stay on track for the long term. Category: Banking Credit Cards Money Management on Sep 10, 2013

 
Credit card checkout fees

Library: English | Credit card checkout fees Consumer rights and retailer responsibilities. A 2012 court settlement between retailers and the payments industry allowed retailers to pass their credit card acceptance costs onto consumers in the form of a new fee when consumers choose to pay with a credit card. Not all merchants will charge this fee so consumers should be aware that they can avoid it by shopping around. Category: Consumer Rights Credit Cards on Dec 13, 2012

 
Credit Cards - What You Need To Know - Training Manual

Library: English | Credit Cards - What You Need To Know - Training Manual . This training manual, written in question-and-answer format, will help give trainers the background they need to help participants understand how credit cards work and that the way they use credit cards can have an important impact on their overall credit. Category: Credit Cards on Feb 14, 2011

 
Credit Cards - What You Need To Know

Library: English | Credit Cards - What You Need To Know . Most people use credit cards—but do they know the terms of the agreement they have with their card issuer? This brochure is designed to help readers understand the different types of cards available; sort through offers to choose the card that's right for them; understand credit card terms and conditions, and avoid fees and penalty rates. Category: Credit Credit Cards on Oct 27, 2010

 
 

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