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.

Insuring yourself in the ‘sharing economy’

Library: English | Insuring yourself in the ‘sharing economy’ . The “sharing economy” can offer you new ways to earn, but, as with any business or self-employment venture, there are insurance issues to consider. This publication explains the potential risks associated with each type of “sharing,” what protection is typically available from the “platforms” that connect users, how your personal insurance may fall short, what your options are for full protection, and where to get more information. Category: Insurance on May 19, 2017

 
California’s Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program

Library: English | California’s Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program . The State of California has developed this program to provide income eligible, good drivers with access to affordable automobile liability insurance. The policies are issued by California licensed insurance companies. California state law provides that a California Low Cost Automobile Insurance policy satisfies financial responsibility laws. Category: Automobiles Insurance on Apr 24, 2017

 
Time for an insurance checkup

Library: English | Time for an 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

 
Get a Car Loan

Library: English | Get a Car Loan That's in your best interest. If you are seeking financing for a new or used car, you could have many options even if you have a poor financial history. However, late payments and other credit problems signal lenders that you are a risky customer, which will increase the interest rate on the loans available to you. There are differences between lenders—so shop around to find the best deal. Category: Automobiles Credit Credit Reports Credit Scores Insurance on Mar 05, 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

 
Questions and answers about auto insurance

Library: English | Questions and answers about auto insurance . The 30-page Auto Insurance Basics backgrounder, written in Q&A format, answers frequently asked questions on nearly a dozen auto insurance topics, from how to evaluate an insurer and select the right deductible to how tickets, accidents and credit scores may impact premiums. Category: Automobiles Insurance Money Management on Dec 15, 2014

 
Servicemembers and Veterans Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet

Library: English | Servicemembers and Veterans Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet . This 15-page resource guide is designed to help military servicemembers, veterans and their families make ends meet and weather financial crises. The guide details government and non-profit programs that provide financial aid, housing assistance, discounts on essential living expenses, financial counseling, legal advice, job training and more. Category: Banking Credit Housing Insurance Medical/Healthcare Military/Veterans Money Management Telecom/TV on Jan 28, 2013

 
Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet

Library: English | Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet . This fact sheet gives you information and resources to help you manage your money during difficult times. It details government programs that you might qualify for to boost your family income and help make ends meet. Category: Credit Foreclosure Insurance Money Management Wireless on Apr 05, 2012

 
Successful Homeownership - Powerpoint Training Slides (English)

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - Powerpoint Training Slides (English) . The Successful Homeownership Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance on Apr 29, 2011

 
 

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