English Library: Credit

All Consumer Action publications are available online, with most also available as a PDF download. Government agencies, nonprofits and other community-based organizations who wish to distribute our publications for educational purposes can use the PDF file to instantly produce a professional-looking brochure using an office printer.

Don’t Be Fooled by Misleading ‘Credit Repair’ Claims!

Library: English | Don’t Be Fooled by Misleading ‘Credit Repair’ Claims!

An illustrated fact sheet that describes what a credit report is and how to find out what is in your credit report. Explains how to correct inaccurate information in your report and advises caution with credit repair companies and guaranteed credit claims.

Category: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Fraud/Scams on Dec 27, 1996

Understanding Credit Card Costs

Library: English | Understanding Credit Card Costs: Tips on Reducing Finance Charges

An illustrated fact sheet that explains how finance charges for credit cards are calculated, and shows how to reduce the cost of using credit cards. Includes a glossary of financial terms relating to credit cards.

Category: Credit Credit Cards on Dec 27, 1996

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


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