English Library: Foreclosure

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.

Personal Bankruptcy: Your financial fresh start

Library: English | Personal Bankruptcy: Your financial fresh start
Bankruptcy can offer a financial fresh start for consumers overwhelmed by debt, but there is a lot to know about the process and potential consequences before a decision to file can be made. This guide explains the differences between the two types of personal bankruptcy, what is required of filers, what happens to debts and assets, alternatives to consider, the general legal process, and where to find assistance and more information. Category: Bankruptcy Credit Consumer Rights Credit Cards Debt Collection Foreclosure on Aug 29, 2017

 
Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start

Library: English | Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start
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 one, Getting a Strong Start, addresses how to manage your income, use credit wisely and live within your means. Topics include understanding your pay stub, filing your tax returns, creating a budget, setting up bank accounts, establishing and building good credit and managing student loans. Category: Banking Credit Foreclosure Money Management Student Loans Taxes on Apr 05, 2016

 
Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet

Library: English | Financial Empowerment Resource Sheet
This fact sheet gives you information and resources to help you manage your money during difficult times. It details government programs that you might qualify for to boost your family income and help make ends meet. Category: Credit Foreclosure Housing Insurance Mortgages Money Management Wireless on Apr 05, 2012

 
Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2011)

Library: English | Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2011)
Foreclosure is the legal process that your mortgage lender uses to take your home when you fall behind on your mortgage payments. If you are faced with foreclosure, you can work to save your home—or at least limit the financial damage caused by foreclosure—if you understand your options and take the appropriate steps. Category: Foreclosure Housing Home Financing Mortgages on Nov 01, 2011

 
Consumer Action Housing Help

Library: English | Consumer Action Housing HelpForeclosure Prevention Guide
This free resource guide is designed to help struggling homeowners at all stages in the foreclosure process. It lists a wide variety of government and private programs and websites where homeowners can learn if they are eligible for help in saving their homes. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Mortgages on Aug 25, 2011

 
Successful Homeownership - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)
The Successful Homeownership PowerPoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Apr 29, 2011

 
Successful Homeownership - Leader’s Guide

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - Leader’s Guide
Buying a home is a major achievement. But successful homeownership does not begin and end when the closing documents are signed. This Leader’s Guide provides information and background to help you teach prospective, new and established homeowners what they need to know to be successful at homeownership. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Sep 19, 2010

 
Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (English)

Library: English | Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (English)
People who plan, budget and save for successful homeownership have a much better chance of keeping a roof over their heads and building wealth as property values increase over the years. This brochure covers the financial responsibilities of homeownership and how to manage them, how to maintain and protect your property, and how to build and preserve your home equity. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Sep 17, 2010

 
Reverse Mortgages: Are They for You?

Library: English | Reverse Mortgages: Are They for You?
Older homeowners may be able to borrow against their equity by taking a reverse mortgage. This publication provides an overview of how reverse mortgages work and what you need to look out for when considering a reverse mortgage. Category: Foreclosure Housing Home Financing Mortgages on Oct 23, 2009

 
Successful Homeownership - Seminar Lesson Plan & Class Activities (English)

Library: English | Successful Homeownership - Seminar Lesson Plan & Class Activities (English)
This PDF packet provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 20-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets. Category: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Nov 06, 2008

 
 

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