Korean Library: Credit Reports/Scores

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: 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

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

Library: Korean | Credit Reports and Credit Scores (Korean) . Your credit history has a significant impact on your ability to achieve important financial goals. Learn what information is collected about you, how to interpret and improve it, and what your rights are. Filed Under: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores Mortgages on Feb 28, 2011

Library: Korean | Consumer Reports and Specialty reports (Korean) . Companies use consumer and specialty reports, much like credit reports, to determine such things as how likely you are to be a good employee, become ill or file an insurance claim. You have the right to see what is collected about you and to dispute inaccurate information.
Filed Under: Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores on Feb 28, 2011

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

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

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

Library: Korean | Understanding Your Credit Score (Korean) . Your credit score is a "snapshot" of your credit history that is used by lenders, insurers and others to assess your creditworthiness and the likelihood that you will pay your bills and repay outstanding loans. This publication explains how to learn your score, how to interpret it and how to maintain or improve it. Filed Under: Credit Credit Reports/Scores on Mar 24, 2008

Library: Korean | California Car Buyer’s Bill of Rights (Korean) . California car buyers have important new rights beginning July 1, 2006. The Car Buyer’s Bill of Rights will change the way millions of cars are bought and sold in California. Filed Under: Auto Lending/Insurance Credit Credit Reports/Scores Credit Scores on Mar 08, 2007

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