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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

Senior Scams - Just say no! (Korean)

Library: Korean | Senior Scams - Just say no! (Korean) . Everyone must be on guard against scams, but seniors can sometimes be more vulnerable to fraud. This brochure outlines the many guises of fraud, with special attention to scams that target seniors. Signs of fraud and tips for avoiding scams are included. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams ID Theft on Sep 28, 2010

 
ID Theft & Account Fraud - Prevention & Cleanup (Korean)

Library: Korean | ID Theft & Account Fraud - Prevention & Cleanup (Korean) . An identity thief is an imposter who assumes another person’s identity in order to profit illegally or because the thief wants to hide behind a new identity. Identity theft—or ID theft—occurs when the imposter uses your personal information to commit fraud or other crimes. This publication can help you take steps to prevent ID theft, or if you are a victim, to clear up the problems created by ID theft and to lessen its impact on your life. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams ID Theft Privacy Rights on Sep 10, 2010

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

Library: Korean | Improve Your Credit -  Put Bad Credit Behind You (Korean) . 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. Filed Under: Credit Credit Fraud Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Fraud/Scams on Aug 28, 2010

 
Families and Credit Cards (Korean)

Library: Korean | Families and Credit Cards (Korean) . This educational brochure is designed for parents who are weighing the merits of giving their children credit cards. The topics covered include youth and credit cards, adding cardholders to your account, secondary cardholder policies, payment options for kids while they're traveling and helping young people understand the importance of good credit. Filed Under: Credit Credit Cards on May 24, 2010

 
Good Credit - Build it and keep it (Korean)

Library: Korean | Good Credit - Build it and keep it (Korean) . A fact sheet that explains what credit history is, what a credit report is, how to get your credit report, how to establish good credit and where to complain if you have a problem. Filed Under: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Fraud/Scams on May 14, 2010

 
Workplace Privacy (Korean)

Library: Korean | Workplace Privacy (Korean) 근무 중 여러분의 권리 . To protect your personal privacy and your job, you should know when and how employers can monitor and gather information about you. This publication explains some of the situations in which monitoring might occur in the workplace and explains your privacy rights as an employee. Filed Under: Credit Privacy Rights on Dec 21, 2009

 
Internet Safety (Korean)

Library: Korean | Internet Safety (Korean) A computer user's guide to privacy and security. This publication outlines ways that you can protect yourself and your computer when you use the Internet and email. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams Internet Privacy Rights on Sep 22, 2009

 
Staying on Track With Credit (Korean)

Library: Korean | Staying on Track With Credit (Korean) How to use credit wisely. Credit can be a valuable financial tool for consumers who understand its costs and benefits and how to use it wisely. This brochure defines open-ended, or revolving, credit, including credit cards, home equity lines of credit and overdraft lines of credit, and discusses the pros and cons of using credit. It includes tips on high-cost credit to avoid. Filed Under: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Money Management on Jul 10, 2009

 
Recognizing Credit Card Fraud (Korean)

Library: Korean | Recognizing Credit Card Fraud (Korean) . Credit card fraud happens when consumers give their credit card number to unfamiliar individuals, when cards are lost or stolen, when mail is diverted from the intended recipient and taken by criminals, or when employees of a business copy the card or card numbers of a cardholder. This new Consumer Action publication explains how to recognize and avoid many forms of fraud that involve credit cards, such as skimming, phishing, ID theft and counterfeit cards. Filed Under: Credit Credit Cards Fraud/Scams on Jul 08, 2009

 
Saving Your Home from Foreclosure  (2009) (Korean)

Library: Korean | Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2009) (Korean) . Foreclosure is the legal process that your mortgage lender uses to take your home when you fall behind on your mortgage payments. If you are faced with foreclosure, you can work to save your home—or at least limit the financial damage caused by foreclosure—if you understand your options and take the appropriate steps. Filed Under: Foreclosure Housing Home Financing Mortgages on May 20, 2009

 

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