English Library: Housing

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 Publications page.

Homeowners and renters insurance

Library: English | Homeowners and renters insuranceWhat you need to know before and after a natural disaster
With the majority of U.S. residents living in areas at risk of a natural disaster, most households need to seriously consider how they would recover from the loss of their home and possessions. This publication explains which disaster losses are—and are not—covered under a standard homeowners or renters insurance policy, how to make sure you are adequately insured, what steps to take to recover your losses after disaster strikes, and what your options are if your insurance falls short. Category: Credit Scores Housing Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Jun 26, 2018

 
FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters

Library: English | FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers a variety of programs to help victims of disasters repair, rebuild or replace their homes and possessions. This publication describes the types of FEMA assistance available to homeowners and renters and provides details about program eligibility and the application process. It also highlights the limitations of FEMA assistance and stresses the importance of purchasing adequate personal insurance coverage. Category: Housing Home Repair Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Disaster insurance and FEMA assistance (Q&A)

Library: English | Disaster insurance and FEMA assistance (Q&A)Questions and answers for homeowners and renters
This backgrounder, written in Q&A format, answers many questions about renters and homeowners disaster insurance coverage and FEMA programs that help victims recover from disaster-related losses. Category: Housing Home Repair Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities
This downloadable packet guides community educators through a two-hour presentation on insuring your home and belongings against disaster and the ways FEMA helps homeowners and renters recover. In addition to the lesson plan (to be used in conjunction with the downloadable PowerPoint presentation), the packet includes exercises, resources and a class evaluation form. Category: Housing Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - PowerPoint Training Slides

Library: English | Disaster Insurance and FEMA Assistance - PowerPoint Training Slides
This downloadable PowerPoint presentation is designed to be used in conjunction with the “Disaster insurance and FEMA assistance'” lesson plan. The slides provide a visual component to the training that helps to engage learners and improve retention. Category: Housing Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Trainer’s Manual
This backgrounder guide is part of our “Money Management 1-2-3” financial empowerment educational and training module. The module also contains three multilingual brochures and a lesson plan with PowerPoint training slides. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on Jun 07, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: PowerPoint Slides
The Money Management 1-2-3 PowerPoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on May 26, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: Seminar Lesson Plan and Class Activities
This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. It contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take-home worksheets. Category: Banking Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Student Loans Taxes on May 26, 2016

 
Time for an Insurance Checkup

Library: English | Time for an Insurance CheckupAssessing and adjusting your coverage
Staying adequately insured means reassessing your coverage each year and adjusting it in response to specific life events. This Insurance Checkup fact sheet explains why it’s important to revisit your insurance policies regularly, lists specific life events that typically warrant a change in coverage, provides tips and tools for managing your insurance and offers links to resources where you can learn more. Category: Auto Lending/Insurance Housing Housing Insurance Insurance on Apr 26, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals
The “Money Management 1-2-3: Be Smart About Money All Your Life” series focuses on basic money management skills at the beginner, intermediate and advanced level. Part two, Achieving Financial Goals, addresses updating your budget, accumulating a nest egg and protecting your assets. Topics include budgeting and debt management, saving and investing, homeownership and insurance. Category: Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Taxes on Apr 05, 2016

 
 

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