English Library: Money Management

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.

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 BasicsChecking 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 DebtKnow 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 PlanningBuilding 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

 
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 ConsolidationIs 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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