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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 Consumer Action's Publications page.

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

Library: Vietnamese | ID Theft & Account Fraud - Prevention & Cleanup (Vietnamese) .

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 Dec 15, 2009

 
Internet Safety (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Internet Safety (Vietnamese) 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 23, 2009

 
Saving Your Home from Foreclosure  (2009) (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Saving Your Home from Foreclosure (2009) (Vietnamese) .

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 Sep 14, 2009

 
Staying on Track With Credit (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Staying on Track With Credit (Vietnamese) .

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 18, 2009

 
Recognizing Credit Card Fraud (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Recognizing Credit Card Fraud (Vietnamese) .

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 14, 2009

 
Workplace Privacy (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Workplace Privacy (Vietnamese) Your rights on the job.

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: Privacy Rights on May 15, 2009

 
Leave me alone (Vietnamese) (2008)

Library: Vietnamese | Leave me alone (Vietnamese) (2008) Your privacy online—and offline.

Leave Me Alone! Your Privacy Online - and Offline explains the concept of personal privacy and why it is important to be careful about who has access to your personal information. Topics covered include privacy in cyberspace, cutting down on unwanted junk mail and spam e-mail from marketers and ‘top ten’ ways to protect your privacy on and off the Internet.

Filed Under: Privacy Rights on Dec 05, 2008

 
Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (Vietnamese) .

People who plan, budget and save for successful homeownership have a much better chance of keeping a roof over their heads and building wealth as property values increase over the years. This brochure covers the financial responsibilities of homeownership and how to manage them, how to maintain and protect your property, and how to build and preserve your home equity.

Filed Under: Foreclosure Housing Buying a Home Housing Insurance Insurance Mortgages on Nov 06, 2008

 
Understanding Your Credit Score (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Understanding Your Credit Score (Vietnamese) .

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 Jun 06, 2008

 
Freeze Your Credit File (Vietnamese)

Library: Vietnamese | Freeze Your Credit File (Vietnamese) 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 Jun 03, 2008

 

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