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.

You Can Do It

Library: English | You Can Do It: Managing Debt, Building Wealth

A fact sheet explaining how to get out of debt, plan for your financial future, and save money. Includes a step-by-step guide to money management. Credit can be a useful tool for managing your finances and even building wealth. But, mismanaging credit can derail your long-term plans and lead to financial difficulties.

Category: Money Management on Apr 02, 2000

 
You Can Do It

Library: English | You Can Do It: Managing Debt, Building Wealth - Leader's Guide

CBO leader’s guide to accompany ‘You Can Do It: Managing Debt, Building Wealth’ fact sheet

A guide for CBO staff and other community leaders to help clients learn how to better manage their money. Topics include budgeting, bankruptcy, warning signs of too much debt and how to increase your bottom line.

Category: Money Management on Apr 02, 2000

 
Checking Accounts (2000)

Library: English | Checking Accounts (2000): The better, safer way to handle your money

A fact sheet explaining the basics of checking accounts. Describes what to look for in a checking account and a checking account check list, as well information about electronic transfer accounts (ETAs), ATM cards and how to open a checking account

Category: Banking Money Management on Apr 01, 2000

 
Successful Saving and Investing (2000)

Library: English | Successful Saving and Investing (2000)

A fact sheet explaining the differences between various types of savings accounts, how to open a savings account and what the basics of investing are.

Category: Banking Investing Money Management on Apr 01, 2000

 
Your new electric choices

Library: English | Your new electric choices: Shopping for Electricity in California

Since early 1998, most Californians can choose the company they buy electricity from. This fact sheet contains information about competitive electric service providers and contains tips on how to choose a provider, reasons for switching, and changes in your electric bill.

Category: Money Management on Apr 01, 1999

 
Collection Agency - Consumers in Debt Series

Library: English | Collection Agency - Consumers in Debt Series

A fact sheet that explains what your rights are when dealing with a collection agency. It describes collection abuse, and answers such questions as whether you can be jailed for not paying a debt and what to do if you are being harassed by a collection agency.

Category: Money Management on Apr 01, 1996

 
Banking Basics

Library: English | Banking Basics: Checking Account Check List

An illustrated fact sheet that explains how to open a checking account. Explains different kinds of accounts and their fees, check processing, automatic deposit and bill paying, and ATM/debit cards.

Category: Banking Money Management on Apr 01, 1993

 
Surviving and Controlling Debt

Library: English | Surviving and Controlling Debt: Know What You Want

An illustrated fact sheet that discusses the importance of managing debt so that it does not become a problem. Explains debt danger signals and how to reduce debt. Also explains collection agencies, debt counseling, and bankruptcy.

Category: Banking Money Management on Apr 01, 1993

 
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

 
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

 
 

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