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All Consumer Action publications are available online, with most also available as a PDF download. Government agencies, nonprofits and other community-based organizations who wish to distribute our publications for educational purposes can use the PDF file to instantly produce a professional-looking brochure using an office printer.

Library of Korean Publications, Sorted by Date

Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare (Korean)

Library: Korean | Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare (Korean) .

Medicare is not a one-size-fits-all program—the choices you make affect your coverage and costs. This publication explains when and how to enroll in Medicare, what each of the “Parts” of the program cover, what to consider when making your coverage choices and where to find more information.

Filed Under: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Mar 23, 2020

 
Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance (Korean)

Library: Korean | Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance (Korean) .

If you don’t have employer-sponsored health insurance or Medicare, figuring out your coverage options can be daunting. This publication explains the various sources of individual (not “group”) health insurance (including detailed information about the ACA Health Insurance Marketplace), how to purchase coverage, and what your options for health care are if you have very low income or are ineligible for certain programs.

Filed Under: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Mar 05, 2020

 
Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan (Korean)

Library: Korean | Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan (Korean) .

Choosing the wrong health insurance plan can result in inadequate coverage and higher out-of-pocket costs, so it’s important to understand how to make the best choice. This publication explains how employer-sponsored health insurance works, how to approach the selection process, and what to know about enrolling and maintaining coverage.

Filed Under: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Feb 21, 2020

 
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: Money Management Taxes on Jan 02, 2019

 
FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters (Korean)

Library: Korean | FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters (Korean) .

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers a variety of programs to help victims of disasters repair, rebuild or replace their homes and possessions. This publication describes the types of FEMA assistance available to homeowners and renters and provides details about program eligibility and the application process. It also highlights the limitations of FEMA assistance and stresses the importance of purchasing adequate personal insurance coverage.

Filed Under: Housing Home Repair Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Homeowners and renters insurance (Korean)

Library: Korean | Homeowners and renters insurance (Korean) 자연 재해 전후에 알아야 할 사항들.

With the majority of U.S. residents living in areas at risk of a natural disaster, most households need to seriously consider how they would recover from the loss of their home and possessions. This publication explains which disaster losses are—and are not—covered under a standard homeowners or renters insurance policy, how to make sure you are adequately insured, what steps to take to recover your losses after disaster strikes, and what your options are if your insurance falls short.

Filed Under: Housing Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Micro business: Preparing for success (Korean)

Library: Korean | Micro business: Preparing for success (Korean) .

Starting a very small—or micro—business can be the key to long-term professional and financial success. But since many businesses do not make it past the first few years, becoming an entrepreneur is not a decision to make lightly. This guide explains the process of planning and launching a micro business, from estimating costs/earnings and finding funding to identifying legal and professional needs (insurance, bookkeeping, business advice, etc.) and doing business on the internet.

Filed Under: Credit Micro Business on Jan 23, 2018

 
Personal bankruptcy: Your financial fresh start (Korean)

Library: Korean | Personal bankruptcy: Your financial fresh start (Korean) .

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.

Filed Under: Bankruptcy Credit Consumer Rights Credit Cards Debt Collection Foreclosure on Oct 30, 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 Reports/Scores ID Theft 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

 

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