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 Consumer Action's Publications page.

Library of Korean Publications, Sorted by Date

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

 
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: Auto Lending/Insurance Credit 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: Auto Lending/Insurance 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: 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

 
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

 

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