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Library of Korean Publications, Sorted by Date

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

Library: Korean | Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic (Korean) COVID-19에 대한 대응.

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 Jul 13, 2020

 
Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Korean)

Library: Korean | Financial assistance for undocumented workers (Korean) COVID-19에 대한 대응.

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 Jul 06, 2020

 
Improving your financial health with FinTech (Korean)

Library: Korean | Improving your financial health with FinTech (Korean) 개인 금융 앱 초보자를 위한 가이드.

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 24, 2020

 
Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare (Korean)

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

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 Mar 23, 2020

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

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

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 Mar 05, 2020

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

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

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 Feb 21, 2020

 
Tax basics for earners in the ‘sharing economy’ (Korean)

Library: Korean | Tax basics for earners in the ‘sharing economy’ (Korean) .

The sharing economy might enable you to put a little extra cash in your pockets in your spare time, or it could be your primary source of income. Either way, earning money will have an impact on your tax situation. This publication, while not tax advice, will help you understand how to report your income and expenses accurately, why you should take advantage of all the deductions you’re entitled to, how to avoid an unpleasant surprise when you file your tax return, and where to get more information and assistance.

Filed Under: Money Management Taxes on Jan 02, 2019

 
FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters (Korean)

Library: Korean | FEMA spells federal disaster relief for homeowners and renters (Korean) .

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) offers a variety of programs to help victims of disasters repair, rebuild or replace their homes and possessions. This publication describes the types of FEMA assistance available to homeowners and renters and provides details about program eligibility and the application process. It also highlights the limitations of FEMA assistance and stresses the importance of purchasing adequate personal insurance coverage.

Filed Under: Housing Home Repair Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Homeowners and renters insurance (Korean)

Library: Korean | Homeowners and renters insurance (Korean) What you need to know before and after a natural disaster.

With the majority of U.S. residents living in areas at risk of a natural disaster, most households need to seriously consider how they would recover from the loss of their home and possessions. This publication explains which disaster losses are—and are not—covered under a standard homeowners or renters insurance policy, how to make sure you are adequately insured, what steps to take to recover your losses after disaster strikes, and what your options are if your insurance falls short.

Filed Under: Housing Housing Insurance Insurance on Jun 26, 2018

 
Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2019 Tax Year) (Korean)

Library: Korean | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2019 Tax Year) (Korean) Low-income working taxpayers may qualify for the federal 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 2019 tax year. Filed Under: Money Management Taxes on Feb 05, 2018

 

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