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Reporters may call Consumer Action in Washington, DC at 202-544-3088, San Francisco at 415-777-9648 or Los Angeles at 213-624-4631. Our press spokespersons include Linda Sherry, and Ruth Susswein in DC; Joe Ridout and Ken McEldowney in San Francisco, and Nelson Santiago in Los Angeles.
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Consumer Action has been a champion of underrepresented consumers nationwide since 1971. A nonprofit 501(c)3 organization, Consumer Action focuses on financial education that empowers low to moderate income and limited-English-speaking consumers to financially prosper.
Our diverse staff provides expert commentary on key consumer issues supported by solid data. We offer access to victim testimony, as well as expertise on current financial issues affecting low to moderate income and limited-English-speaking consumers.
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- Congress debates consumers’ right to a fair trial
- Consumer Action supports FCC privacy proposal
- FCC proposes to protect consumers from robocalls by federal debt collectors
- Financial firms can’t stop you from joining class action lawsuits
- President supports FCC proposal to unlock pay-TV set-top boxes
- New group could bring real reform to Wall Street
- Automakers befriend startups like Uber
- Mortgage rules changed eight months ago. What difference has it made?
- To tip or not to tip your Uber driver
- This start-up says it can out secrets by analyzing faces
- The stories behind the unseen eviction crisis
- How to avoid this spring break scam
- Tiny homes for the homeless
- House panel considers bill to protect email privacy
- New program offers student aid for nontraditional courses
Opinions & Editorials
- FCC’s proposed privacy rules - Is opt-in the only way?
- How to prod workers to save for retirement
- FBI vs. Apple battle is far from over
- How to break the deadlock over data encryption
- Will Obama’s Education Department abandon defrauded college students?
- GM: Cambios en control de contaminantes redujo kilometraje
- EEUU: Regla de horas extra beneficia a millones de personas
- Hogares hispanos más vulnerables a pasar hambre en EEUU, dice informe
- Oxfam: Trabajadores avícolas en EEUU forzados a usar pañales
- Google veda publicidad de prestamistas sobre sueldos
- Insurance rates rose in New York state (Chinese)
- New website lets would-be tenants bid for apartments (Chinese)
- Frozen foods recall - Chinese Frice Rice on the list (Chinese)
- Tax refund might offset student loans from IRS (Chinese)
- Rep. Ted Lieu questioned postmaster general on LA county mail theft (Chinese)
Spanish Press Release
- Aprende a negociar con el cobrador de deudas
- California LifeLine program helps low-income consumers (Spanish)
- Real help for unemployed homeowners (Spanish)
- Consumer Action launches national wireless education initiative with support from AT&T (Spanish)
- National Lifeline Awareness Week (Spanish)
Chinese Press Release
- California LifeLine program helps low-income consumers (Chinese)
- Real help for unemployed homeowners (Chinese)
- Consumer Action launches national wireless education initiative with support from AT&T (Chinese)
- National Lifeline Awareness Week (Chinese)
- Wireless fraud uncovered in Asian community (Chinese)
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