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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.

Library of Korean Publications, Sorted by Date

Tax basics for earners in the ‘sharing economy’ (Korean)

Library: Korean | Tax basics for earners in the ‘sharing economy’ (Korean) . The sharing economy might enable you to put a little extra cash in your pockets in your spare time, or it could be your primary source of income. Either way, earning money will have an impact on your tax situation. This publication, while not tax advice, will help you understand how to report your income and expenses accurately, why you should take advantage of all the deductions you’re entitled to, how to avoid an unpleasant surprise when you file your tax return, and where to get more information and assistance. Filed Under: Insurance Money Management on Oct 13, 2017

 
Freeze Your Credit File (Korean)

Library: Korean | Freeze Your Credit File (Korean) 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. Filed Under: Credit Credit Reports Fraud/Scams Privacy Rights on Oct 11, 2017

 
Insuring yourself in the ‘sharing economy’ (Korean)

Library: Korean | Insuring yourself in the ‘sharing economy’ (Korean) . The "sharing economy" can offer you new ways to earn, but, as with any business or self-employment venture, there are insurance issues to consider. This publication explains the potential risks associated with each type of "sharing," what protection is typically available from the "platforms" that connect users, how your personal insurance may fall short, what your options are for full protection, and where to get more information. Filed Under: Insurance on Aug 22, 2017

 
Get a car loan (Korean)

Library: Korean | Get a car loan (Korean) 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. Filed Under: Automobiles Credit Credit Reports Credit Scores Insurance on May 23, 2017

 
California’s Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program (Korean)

Library: Korean | California’s Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program (Korean) . The State of California has developed this program to provide income eligible, good drivers with access to affordable automobile liability insurance. The policies are issued by California licensed insurance companies. California state law provides that a California Low Cost Automobile Insurance policy satisfies financial responsibility laws. Filed Under: Automobiles Insurance on Apr 24, 2017

 
A guide to finding the right job training school (Korean)

Library: Korean | A guide to finding the right job training school (Korean) . Job training can be a valuable investment in your future—if the school or program is reputable and fairly priced. This guide is designed to help anyone considering a job training program or vocational school make an informed choice, avoid excessive or unwarranted student loan debt, and know where to turn if they believe they are a victim of for-profit school fraud. Filed Under: Consumer Rights on Mar 29, 2017

 
California’s Lemon Law (Korean)

Library: Korean | California’s Lemon Law (Korean) . This fact sheet about California’s protections for new and used car buyers explains how the state Lemon Law works, which vehicles are covered, the arbitration programs used by most car dealers and how consumers can pursue a claim in California. Filed Under: Automobiles on Feb 01, 2017

 
Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Korean)

Library: Korean | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2016 Tax Year) (Korean) Low-income working taxpayers may qualify for the federal EITC. The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income, working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2016 tax year. Filed Under: Money Management on Jan 11, 2017

 
Debtors’ Rights (Korean)

Library: Korean | Debtors’ Rights (Korean) . This guide helps consumers understand how to communicate with a debt collector, what their rights and options are when faced with a debt collection lawsuit, steps to take to try to avoid legal action, where to find legal information and advice, the general process of responding to a lawsuit, their rights if they lose the case and how to file a complaint against a collector. Filed Under: Consumer Rights Credit Debt Collection on Dec 20, 2016

 
Getting up to speed (Korean)

Library: Korean | Getting up to speed (Korean) . Today, high-speed home internet service (broadband) is virtually a necessity for everything from finding a job to doing homework. However, many low-income households are at a disadvantage because broadband has been unaffordable for them. This fact sheet explains more about broadband, including its importance, benefits, availability and pricing. It also presents special programs that offer low-income households fast home internet service at a discount.  Filed Under: Internet Money Management on Nov 14, 2016

 

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