English Library

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 Consumer Action's Publications page.

Library of English Publications, Sorted by Date

Budgeting and Planning

Library: English | Budgeting and Planning Building a Better Future.

An illustrated fact sheet explaining how to control financial problems by budgeting and planning. Explains the functions of a budget, how to do a cash flow analysis, and how to create a workable budget. Also describes how to stick to a budget and make it work.

Category: Banking Money Management on Apr 01, 1993

 
California Immigrants and Credit

Library: English | California Immigrants and Credit.

A fact sheet designed to explain credit to California immigrants: how to qualify for it, how to use it properly, and how to avoid problems. Discusses creditors, credit history, credit bureaus, scams, and abuses. Includes a short glossary of credit terms and a listing of community resources for further information.

Category: Credit on Apr 01, 1993

 
Giving Yourself Some Credit

Library: English | Giving Yourself Some Credit.

An illustrated fact sheet describing what credit is, how to obtain it, and how to use it. Also describes credit ratings, credit bureaus, and the importance of consumers periodically reviewing a copy of their credit report for accuracy. Explains the Equal Credit Opportunity Act.

Category: Credit on Apr 01, 1993

 
Where Can I Get Credit?

Library: English | Where Can I Get Credit?.

A fact sheet that explains various sources where consumers can obtain credit, such as banks, credit unions, finance companies and pawnbrokers.

Category: Credit on Apr 01, 1992

 
Paying Your Bills - Consumers in Debt Series

Library: English | Paying Your Bills - Consumers in Debt Series.

A fact sheet that explains the importance of paying your bills on time, and how your history of payments affects your credit rating. Also discusses credit contracts, especially retail installment contracts, and credit cards.

Category: Money Management on Apr 01, 1992

 
The Fair Debt Law - Consumers in Debt Series

Library: English | The Fair Debt Law - Consumers in Debt Series.

A fact sheet that explains the “fair debt law,” the law that regulates what actions a collection agency can take in trying to collect a debt from you.

Category: Money Management on Apr 01, 1992

 
Debt Consolidation

Library: English | Debt Consolidation Is It for You? .

A fact sheet that explains how to consolidate your debts so that you only have to make one monthly payment. Discusses the advantages and possible problems with debt consolidation.

Category: Money Management on Apr 01, 1992

 

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