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Headlines & Press Releases

 

Wednesday, December 02, 2020

Spanish Headlines | Puedes deducir hasta $300 de impuestos por donar a organizaciones benéficas: el plazo para presentar está cerca

Spanish Headlines | El fraude a la oficina de desempleo que entregó dinero a presos de California podría alcanzar los $400 millones

Spanish Headlines | Guerra del chocolate: Hershey y Mars, acusadas de intentar socavar la paga de los agricultores de cacao

Spanish Headlines | California recibió $1.3 mil millones de apoyo por incendios forestales. Las víctimas no han obtenido nada

Spanish Headlines | EEUU: Presentan enmienda constitucional anti esclavitud

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Publications

Improving your financial health with FinTech - Video (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Improving your financial health with FinTech - Video (Spanish) A beginner’s guide to personal finance apps. This video 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 Oct 12, 2020

 
Making a job or career transition (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Making a job or career transition (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work, with many others reevaluating their job and career choices in light of how different industries are faring. This guide will help workers identify job opportunities, weigh their education and training options, make wise choices, and know where to get more information.

Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic on Oct 06, 2020

 
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

 
Resources for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Resources for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak (Spanish) .

Our staff is keeping this resource guide up to date with information about COVID-19 resources, including the federal CARES Act relief package. Bookmark this page and check back regularly.

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, public and private resources are becoming available to help deal with lost wages, illness and school closures.

We will continue to update this list as we learn more. Filed Under: Banking COVID-19 Pandemic Fraud/Scams Insurance Medical/Healthcare Mortgages Student Loans Taxes Telecom Tenant Rights on Jun 22, 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

 

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