Korean Library

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

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: Fraud/Scams Military/Veterans Student Loans 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: Auto Lending/Insurance Consumer Rights on Feb 01, 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: Bankruptcy 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 Telecom on Nov 14, 2016

 
Watch out! Online video and your privacy (Korean)

Library: Korean | Watch out! Online video and your privacy (Korean) . While consumers now have many more options for how, where and when they watch video, they also face new risks to their personal privacy. This publication makes viewers aware of the privacy issues raised by video streaming and video sharing technology as well as what they can do to protect themselves. Filed Under: Internet Privacy Rights on Oct 05, 2016

 
The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Korean)

Library: Korean | The Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (Korean) How it restricts collectors and protects consumers. This concise guide to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) makes consumers aware of what collectors must do under the law, what they are allowed to do, and what they are prohibited from doing. It also provides information about getting a collector to stop contacting you, what your options are if a collector violates the FDCPA and where to get more information or personal assistance. Filed Under: Bankruptcy Credit Debt Collection on Sep 20, 2016

 
What’s not to ‘Like’? (Korean)

Library: Korean | What’s not to ‘Like’? (Korean) Protecting your privacy on social media . Online sharing is a hugely popular pastime. This publication presents the potential risks of oversharing on social media and provides specific tips and tools for participating in social networks while also protecting your privacy and staying safe online. Filed Under: Internet Privacy Rights on Sep 13, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future (Korean)

Library: Korean | Money Management 1-2-3: THREE: Planning a Secure Future (Korean) . 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 three, Planning a Secure Future, focuses on leaving the workforce, funding your retirement and protecting what you've accumulated. Topics include tapping your investments and home equity, staying adequately insured, managing medical expenses, the basics of estate planning and, for some grandparents, raising a second family. Filed Under: Insurance Investing Medical/Healthcare Mortgages Money Management on Jun 29, 2016

 
Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals (Korean)

Library: Korean | Money Management 1-2-3: TWO: Achieving Financial Goals (Korean) . 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 two, Achieving Financial Goals, addresses updating your budget, accumulating a nest egg and protecting your assets. Topics include budgeting and debt management, saving and investing, homeownership and insurance. Filed Under: Credit Debt Collection Housing Insurance Investing Mortgages Money Management Taxes on Jun 27, 2016

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

Library: Korean | Money Management 1-2-3: ONE: Getting a Strong Start (Korean) . 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. Filed Under: Banking Credit Credit Reports/Scores Money Management Student Loans Taxes on Jun 23, 2016

 

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