English Library: Technology

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 Consumer Action's Publications page.

Financial health and FinTech COVID relief

Library: English | Financial health and FinTech COVID relief
The financial health and FinTech community has mobilized to offer online resources, coaching, financial support and other relief to consumers. Category: Banking Credit COVID-19 Pandemic Credit Cards Debt Collection Discrimination Housing Internet Medical/Healthcare Micro Business Mortgages Money Management Technology on Jun 01, 2020

 
‘Smart’ Homes

Library: English | ‘Smart’ Homes: Data privacy and security for your connected home

This guide will explain how smart homes work, what to be aware of when introducing smart devices into your home, what steps you can take to protect your data and your privacy, and where to learn more.

Category: Internet Privacy Rights Technology on Apr 26, 2020

 
Improving your financial health with FinTech

Library: English | Improving your financial health with FinTech: A beginner’s guide to personal finance apps

Financial technology (FinTech) is the use of modern technology, such as the internet and apps (downloadable mobile software), to develop powerful financial services tools for consumers and businesses. For those who are motivated to improve their finances and dedicated to working toward their goals, FinTech can make the process more convenient, efficient and even rewarding. This guide will introduce you to the types of FinTech tools available and how they can help you. It will also tell you what to consider when choosing an app and how to stay safe when using FinTech.

Category: Banking Internet Technology on Jun 28, 2018

 
Put a Lock on It - PowerPoint Slides

Library: English | Put a Lock on It - PowerPoint Slides: Protecting your online privacy

The Put a Lock on It PowerPoint presentation, available for download in the “Download File” section, is designed to be used with the 31-page companion Put a Lock on It lesson plan.

Category: Internet Privacy Rights Technology on Oct 19, 2015

 
Put a Lock on It - Seminar lesson plan and activities

Library: English | Put a Lock on It - Seminar lesson plan and activities: Protecting your online privacy

The 31-page Put a Lock on It lesson plan, available only as a PDF download, guides community educators through a 2.5-hour workshop that includes three activities designed to give participants an opportunity to practice what they’ve learned. The lesson is designed to be used with the companion Put a Lock on It PowerPoint presentation.

Category: Internet Privacy Rights Technology on Oct 19, 2015

 
Put a Lock on It

Library: English | Put a Lock on It: Protecting your online privacy

This fact sheet gives Internet users the knowledge to keep themselves and their families safe while taking advantage of the many benefits of being online. Topics include securing your online accounts and mobile apps, shopping and banking safely on a computer or mobile device, preserving your privacy while using social media, and avoiding unwelcome content and communications.

Category: Internet Privacy Rights Technology on Oct 19, 2015

 
Privacy and Control for Social Media Users

Library: English | Privacy and Control for Social Media Users: How much do you want to share?

This brochure presents the potential privacy risks in social networking and prepares social media users to make wise choices about what they share and who they share it with. It includes information about how to use the privacy controls on social networking websites and apps and offers tips for enjoying social media while still protecting your personal privacy.

Category: Internet Privacy Rights Technology on Oct 30, 2014

 
 

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