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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.
About Consumer Action
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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- Consumer groups present ‘A Robust Agenda for Consumers’
- A residential VoIP provider is essential for households
- Paying for college: What are the options for student borrowers?
- EPA Greenhouse Gas Rule should be more consumer-friendly
- Anti-arbitration petition delivered to PNC and Wells Fargo banks
- How millenials are transforming the homebuying process
- Uber data breach may affect up to 50,000 drivers
- Don’t let emotions lead you to an unaffordable college
- Making money decisions when you lose your job
- The Slash Brothers of higher ed
- Hardening VoIP systems: Challenges and solutions
- Who’s cheaper: Amazon or Wal-Mart?
- The ConsumerMan: How to Complain
- Verizon offers iPhone 6 for free
- Stolen credit card price tag: $102
Opinions & Editorials
- Supreme Court decision could put financial well-being at risk
- Still waiting for strong privacy laws
- A rate cap for all consumer loans
- The dark market for personal data
- Big finance’s ploy to keep consumers in the dark
- Números, la mejor forma de enseñar finanzas a los niños
- El trabajo por cuenta propia le hizo empresario
- Cheques para los que piden el EITC
- Los mandamientos básicos de las finanzas personales
- Un hacker ha robado tu información, ¿qué hacer?
- New net neutrality rules proposed (Chinese)
- Immigration Reform details - DAPA applications starts in mid May 2015 (Chinese)
- Proposed student success fee at California State University (Chinese)
- Tax forms going to people receiving Covered CA financial assistance (Chinese)
- California’s Coordinated Care Initiative - Cal MediConnect (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)
Vietnamese Press Release
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