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.

Freeze Your Credit File

Library: English | Freeze Your Credit File Leave ID thieves out in the cold. A credit file "security freeze" is a preventive tool to help you avoid identity theft and to block impostors from using your personal information to establish credit. This publication explains how to "freeze" your credit file, which prevents new credit from being established in your name until you temporarily or permanently lift the freeze. Category: Credit Credit Reports Fraud/Scams Privacy Rights on Oct 01, 2017

 
Get a Car Loan

Library: English | Get a Car Loan That's in your best interest. If you are seeking financing for a new or used car, you could have many options even if you have a poor financial history. However, late payments and other credit problems signal lenders that you are a risky customer, which will increase the interest rate on the loans available to you. There are differences between lenders—so shop around to find the best deal. Category: Automobiles Credit Credit Reports Credit Scores Insurance on Mar 05, 2015

 
Good Credit - Build it and keep it (English)

Library: English | Good Credit - Build it and keep it (English) . A fact sheet that explains what a credit history is, how to get your credit report, how to establish good credit and where to complain if you have a problem. Category: Credit Credit Fraud Credit Reports Credit Scores on Feb 08, 2013

 
Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (English)

Library: English | Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (English) . An easy-to-read brochure that explains why having good credit is important, your rights if your credit application is rejected, how to check your credit report, how to dispute mistakes on your credit report and how to begin to rebuild good credit. Category: Credit Credit Fraud Credit Reports Credit Scores on Aug 28, 2012

 
Good Credit -  Powerpoint Training Slides

Library: English | Good Credit -  Powerpoint Training Slides . The Good Credit Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Credit Credit Fraud Credit Reports Credit Scores on Apr 29, 2011

 
Rebuilding Good Credit - PowerPoint Training Slides (English)

Library: English | Rebuilding Good Credit - PowerPoint Training Slides (English) . The Rebuilding Good Credit Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. Category: Credit Credit Fraud Credit Reports Credit Scores on Apr 29, 2011

 
Credit & Specialty Reports and Credit Scores - Powerpoint Slides

Library: English | Credit & Specialty Reports and Credit Scores - Powerpoint Slides . The Credit & Specialty Reports and Credit Scores Powerpoint training file is available for download in the "Download File" section. The slides are suitable to show for train-the-trainer sessions or client presentations. Each slide contains teaching notes. Category: Credit Credit Reports Credit Scores on Oct 31, 2010

 
Credit & Specialty Reports and Credit Scores - Lesson Plan and Class Activities

Library: English | Credit & Specialty Reports and Credit Scores - Lesson Plan and Class Activities . This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for teachers and team leaders involved in financial literacy. The 50-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and worksheets. Category: Credit Credit Reports Credit Scores on Oct 29, 2010

 
Families and Credit Cards Manual

Library: English | Families and Credit Cards Manual Questions and Answers about Credit for Young People. This backgrounder manual provides information about credit options for youth and helping young people understand the importance of good credit. Topics include credit cards, prepaid cards, adding cardholders to your credit card account, secondary cardholder policies, and payment options for kids while they're traveling. Category: Credit Cards Credit Reports Money Management Teens Managing Money on Oct 23, 2010

 
Credit Reports and Credit Scores

Library: English | Credit Reports and Credit Scores . Your credit history has a significant impact on your ability to achieve important financial goals. Learn what information is collected about you, how to interpret and improve it, and what your rights are. Category: Credit Credit Reports Credit Scores Mortgages on Oct 01, 2010

 
 

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