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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Use financial apps? Be security savvy!
Use financial apps? Be security savvy!

Financial technology—FinTech—makes it possible to accomplish all sorts of useful financial tasks quickly and easily from a computer, smartphone, or tablet. But it pays to know what you’re doing!

 

Saturday, October 01, 2022

Visit our Help Desk for answers
Visit our Help Desk for answers

 

Wednesday, September 07, 2022

Nov. 16 Convening: Housing insecurity
Nov. 16 Convening: Housing insecurity

Our 2022 Convening will be held on Nov. 16, 2022

 

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Low-cost internet programs
Low-cost internet programs

Broadband (high-speed) internet service is essential for conducting the necessary tasks of daily life, including learning and doing homework, telecommuting, looking for a job, banking, and accessing remote health services. This guide introduces the two federal programs that offer discounts on home broadband and wireless data service for qualifying low- and moderate-income households.

 

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Californians, you have privacy rights!
Californians, you have privacy rights!

 

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Vaccine fact or fiction?
Vaccine fact or fiction?

While many millions of Americans have been safely vaccinated, millions of others have not, with many basing their decision not to get the vaccine on inaccurate or misleading information. This publication counters specific vaccination objections with facts, explains why someone should get vaccinated, gives tips for recognizing and stemming vaccine misinformation/disinformation, and directs readers to resources that can help them get a vaccination.

Use FinTech apps wisely!
Use FinTech apps wisely!

Being security savvy is the best way to keep your financial data safe—so here’s what you need to know

 

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Heads up! The Earned Income Tax Credit benefits low-income workers
Heads up! The Earned Income Tax Credit benefits low-income workers

 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

They’re working tirelessly. Stay on top of the cons: Read SCAM GRAM
They’re working tirelessly. Stay on top of the cons: Read SCAM GRAM

Consumer Action’s SCAM GRAM is not only useful in helping you recognize and avoid scams, it’s FUN to read! Monthly, online or in your inbox.

 

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Establishing or replenishing your emergency savings
Establishing or replenishing your emergency savings

Many consumers went into the COVID-19 crisis with little or no savings, while others depleted theirs trying to stay afloat after losing their jobs. This guide covers the purpose of, and target balance for, an emergency fund, what to consider when choosing where to keep your fund, tips and inspiration to help you reach your goal, and a list of some FinTech tools that can help savers get and stay on track.

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