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Most Consumer Action publications are available for download, some 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.

Headlines & Press Releases

 

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Spanish Headlines | Entra en vigor regla de carga pública que impide residencia para indocumentados que piden ayuda del gobierno

Spanish Headlines | Muere hombre en EEUU por comer demasiados dulces de regaliz

 

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Spanish Headlines | Los pacientes de COVID-19 evitan los hospitales y prefieren ser tratados a domicilio

 

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Spanish Headlines | El coronavirus les dio trabajo y una nueva oportunidad de vida

Spanish Headlines | ¿Queremos más empleos estadounidenses? Urge reabrir las puertas de EE.UU a los trabajadores extranjeros

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Publications

Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried out, and provides resources for learning more, getting help and taking next steps.

Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic on Sep 08, 2020

 
Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

The federal Fair Housing Act protects rental housing applicants, tenants, homeowners and prospective homebuyers from various forms of discrimination. This publication explains how these same rights may protect you from discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the steps to take if you do experience discrimination.

Filed Under: Consumer Rights COVID-19 Pandemic Discrimination Housing Discrimination Tenant Rights on Jun 29, 2020

 
Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

Millions of undocumented workers are ineligible for the federal economic aid available to U.S. citizens during the COVID-19 pandemic. This publication provides tips and resources for finding state, local and private financial assistance programs that are designed specifically for undocumented immigrants or don’t ask for immigration status when determining eligibility.

Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic Discrimination Money Management on Jun 18, 2020

 
Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare (Spanish)

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

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 Apr 23, 2020

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

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

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 Apr 16, 2020

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

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

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 Apr 14, 2020

 
Improving your financial health with FinTech (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Improving your financial health with FinTech (Spanish) Una guía para principiantes sobre aplicaciones móviles de finanzas personales.

Financial technology (FinTech) is the use of modern technology, such as the internet and apps (downloadable mobile software), to develop powerful financial services tools for consumers and businesses. For those who are motivated to improve their finances and dedicated to working toward their goals, FinTech can make the process more convenient, efficient and even rewarding. This guide will introduce you to the types of FinTech tools available and how they can help you. It will also tell you what to consider when choosing an app and how to stay safe when using FinTech.

Filed Under: Banking Internet Technology on Mar 16, 2020

 
Just Say No to Scams (Quick Tips) (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Just Say No to Scams (Quick Tips) (Spanish) Consejos breves para protejerse contra el fraude . The Spanish Just Say No to Scams “quick tips" sheet provides consumers with the basics of recognizing the signs of a scam, understanding how to protect themselves and knowing where to complain and get more information. Filed Under: Fraud/Scams ID Theft Internet Elder Fraud on Mar 09, 2020

 
Freeze Your Credit File (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Freeze Your Credit File (Spanish) Leave ID thieves out in the cold.

El “congelamiento de seguridad” es una herramienta para ayudarle a prevenir el robo de identidad y evitar que impostores utilicen su información personal para establecer crédito. Esta publicación explica cómo “congelar” su crédito, lo cual previene que se establezca crédito nuevo a nombre suyo hasta que usted suspenda provisionalmente el congelamiento o le retire de forma permanente.

Filed Under: Credit Reports/Scores ID Theft on Jan 29, 2019

 
Tax Basics for Earners in the ‘Sharing Economy’ (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Tax Basics for Earners in the ‘Sharing Economy’ (Spanish) .

La economía colaborativa podría permitirle poner un poco de dinero extra en su bolsillo en su tiempo libre, o podría ser su ingreso principal. De cualquier manera, el ganar dinero adicional tendrá un impacto en su situación fiscal. Esta publicación, aunque no representa asesoría fiscal, le ayudará a entender cómo reportar sus ingresos y gastos, por qué debe aprovechar todas las deducciones a las que tiene derecho, cómo evitar una desagradable sorpresa cuando presente su declaración de impuestos, y dónde conseguir más información y ayuda.

Filed Under: Money Management Taxes on Jan 04, 2019

 

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