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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 (NewsCertified) 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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- New publications help consumers protect rights and privacy
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Opinions & Editorials
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- The dark market for personal data
- Big finance’s ploy to keep consumers in the dark
- Lessons of a for-profit college collapse
- Big benefits of postal service banking
- Consumer Reports: Toyota es la marca más fiable
- Cómo pasar de derrochador a inversionista
- Una nueva vida para el banco latino de Los Ángeles
- Preparadores de impuestos suspendidos
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- Retain receipts for holiday gift card purchases (Chinese)
- Consumer Action 43rd Anniversary celebration (Chinese)
- Social security rate rises 1.7% in 2015 (Chinese)
- Consumer Action promoted fraud prevention at the 43rd anniversary event (Chinese)
- Urging consumers to file complaints should contractors cut corners (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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