English Library: Money Management

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.

Staying on Track with Credit - PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Staying on Track with Credit - PowerPoint Slides

The Staying on Track with Credit PowerPoint training file is available for download in the “Download File” section.

Category: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Money Management on Jul 09, 2009

 
Staying on Track with Credit - Lesson Plan

Library: English | Staying on Track with Credit - Lesson Plan

This packet provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 23-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets. (Note: It is only available as a PDF file.)

Category: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Money Management on Jul 08, 2009

 
Questions and Answers About Obtaining and Managing Credit

Library: English | Questions and Answers About Obtaining and Managing Credit

By understanding how credit works, what it costs, and how to avoid accumulating too much debt, consumers can use credit to their advantage. The “Credit Training Manual” can help answer many questions about credit.

Category: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Money Management on Jul 08, 2009

 
Staying on Track With Credit

Library: English | Staying on Track With Credit: How to use credit wisely

Credit can be a valuable financial tool for consumers who understand its costs and benefits and how to use it wisely. This brochure defines open-ended, or revolving, credit, including credit cards, home equity lines of credit and overdraft lines of credit, and discusses the pros and cons of using credit. It includes tips on high-cost credit to avoid.

Category: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Money Management on Jul 08, 2009

 
Talking to Teens about Money - Seminar Lesson Plan Packet (English)

Library: English | Talking to Teens about Money - Seminar Lesson Plan Packet (English)

This PDF file provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets.

Category: Money Management on Feb 05, 2009

 
Understanding Debit Cards

Library: English | Understanding Debit Cards: Plastic with a difference

Debit cards look similar to credit cards, but they work differently. This publication explains how they work, what consumer protections exist and how cardholders can address problems with billing and unauthorized use.

Category: Banking Credit Credit Cards Money Management on Apr 01, 2008

 
Be Careful Where You Get Credit - PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Be Careful Where You Get Credit - PowerPoint Slides

This presentation is a companion to the brochure “Watch Where You Get Credit,” which compares various sources of credit—from credit unions to pawn shops.

Category: Credit Money Management on Mar 27, 2008

 
Watch Where You Get Credit

Library: English | Watch Where You Get Credit: Not all credit is good credit

This publication explains the various sources of credit—from credit unions to pawn shops—and includes warnings about credit that consumers might want to avoid.

Category: Credit Money Management on Mar 26, 2008

 
True Life Stories

Library: English | True Life Stories

Homeownership is a primary path to achieving financial security, and homeownership helps communities remain stable. This publication, available in Spanish and English in the popular “novella” (comic book) style, addresses some of the key mortgage, lending and financial management issues faced by homeowners.

Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Home Financing Mortgages Money Management on Aug 15, 2007

 
66 Ways to Save Money

Library: English | 66 Ways to Save Money

An illustrated brochure that provides 66 concrete steps consumers can take to save money or prevent fraud. Major topics covered are transportation, insurance, banking/credit, housing and utilities.

Category: Money Management on Apr 01, 2005

 
 

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