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Consumer Action INSIDER - February 2023 The January 2023 issue of INSIDER brings you news of Consumer Action's recent activities and accomplishments. (Wednesday, February 01, 2023)

SCAM GRAM: New year, old tricks A new year brings the same old scams, but with some new twists. Stay safe and read Consumer Action's SCAM GRAM every month! (Monday, January 16, 2023)

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Recent Publications

Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Video)

Library: English | Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Video)  This guide explains who and what is covered by the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), describes how you can exercise your rights, and offers tips for protecting your personal data. Category: Privacy Rights on Jan 27, 2023

In Brief: Your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | In Brief: Your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Spanish)  The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives residents important rights regarding the personal information that businesses collect about them. This condensed version of our full-length CCPA guide provides an overview of your rights as of Jan. 1, 2023. Filed Under: Privacy Rights on Jan 24, 2023

Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Take action! Exercise your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act (Spanish)  The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives residents important rights regarding the personal information that businesses collect about them. This guide explains who and what is covered by the CCPA, describes how you can exercise your rights, and offers tips for keeping your personal data under wraps. Filed Under: Privacy Rights on Jan 24, 2023

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year)

Library: English | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) Low- and moderate-income earners may qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit  The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2022 tax year (for taxes due in April 2023). Category: Money Management Taxes on Jan 09, 2023

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2022 Tax Year) (Spanish) Los contribuyentes activos de bajos ingresos pueden calificar para el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC)  The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2022 tax year (for taxes due in April 2023). Filed Under: Money Management Taxes on Jan 09, 2023

Smartphone warranties: Understanding and exercising your rights (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Smartphone warranties: Understanding and exercising your rights (Spanish)  A smartphone can be a big investment, so it's important to know you'll be protected if you get a device with some sort of defect. This guide explains how smartphone warranties work, why extended warranties and insurance aren't always a good idea, your warranty rights under the law, how to file a claim, and what to do if you're dissatisfied with how your claim is handled. Filed Under: Consumer Rights Telecom on Jan 09, 2023

In Brief: Your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act

Library: English | In Brief: Your rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act  The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) gives residents important rights regarding the personal information that businesses collect about them. This condensed version of our full-length CCPA guide provides an overview of your rights as of Jan. 1, 2023. Category: Privacy Rights on Dec 29, 2022

Investing Basics: Get started putting your money to work for you

Library: English | Investing Basics: Get started putting your money to work for you  Investing is a crucial element of any long-term financial plan. This guide introduces the fundamentals of sound investing, presents key considerations when choosing investments, explains how to open an account, and provides resources to help you learn more. Category: Investing on Dec 06, 2022

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