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Library of Spanish Publications, Sorted by Date

All Consumer Action publications are available online, with most also available as a PDF download. Government agencies, nonprofits and other community-based organizations who wish to distribute our publications for educational purposes can use the PDF file to instantly produce a professional-looking brochure using an office printer.

Headlines & Press Releases

 

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

Press ReleasesSpanish Press Release | Nueva publicación ayudará a la comunidad hispana en California a ejercer sus derechos de privacidad

 

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

Spanish Headlines | Estudio: Vacuna de Pfizer contra COVID da protección a niños

 

Monday, February 28, 2022

Spanish Headlines | Cómo protegerse de las estafas más frecuentes

 

Monday, January 10, 2022

Spanish Headlines | Legisladores de California debaten plan de salud universal

 

Friday, January 07, 2022

Spanish Headlines | Cómo crear crédito cuando no lo tienes

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Publications

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 Mar 15, 2022

 
Coronavirus vaccination outreach resources for community-based organizations (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Coronavirus vaccination outreach resources for community-based organizations (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19. Getting enough people vaccinated to achieve herd immunity is critical to saving lives and enabling the country to recover from the devastation of the pandemic, yet as of July 2021, around half of U.S. adults were still unvaccinated. This guide shares tools and information from trusted sources that will help community-based organizations encourage and communicate about COVID-19 vaccination within their communities. Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic Medical/Healthcare on Oct 19, 2021

 
Distinguishing between vaccine fact and fiction (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Distinguishing between vaccine fact and fiction (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19. 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. Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic Medical/Healthcare on Oct 05, 2021

 
Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Program (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Lifeline and the Affordable Connectivity Program (Spanish) Teléfono e internet con descuento para los hogares de bajos ingresos. 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. Filed Under: Internet Telecom Wireless on Aug 17, 2021

 
Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Steering clear of pandemic-related scams (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19. The coronavirus pandemic gave con artists many new opportunities to cheat consumers. This publication highlights some of the most common types of scams related to the pandemic, helps you spot and avoid a scam, and tells you where to report scam attempts. Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic Fraud/Scams on Jul 11, 2021

 
Avoid pandemic-related ID theft and account fraud (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Avoid pandemic-related ID theft and account fraud (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19. Identity thieves and fraudsters have taken advantage of the pandemic to get a hold of consumers’ personally identifying information and use it to steal their benefits, access their accounts and open new accounts in the victims’ names. This publication identifies some of the most prominent pandemic-related schemes consumers should be aware of, offers tips for safeguarding your personal and account data, explains how to detect fraud and ID theft, and outlines the steps to take if you discover you’re a victim. Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic Fraud/Scams ID Theft on May 03, 2021

 
Privacy and security when using FinTech apps (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Privacy and security when using FinTech apps (Spanish) Comparta datos financieros con precaución. This fact sheet gives FinTech users the knowledge to make wise decisions when choosing and using FinTech apps, take effective steps to keep their financial account data safe, and understand their options if something goes wrong. (Our companion guide, What you need to know about how FinTech apps work, offers an overview of financial technology and what privacy and security considerations users should be aware of before choosing and using digital financial tools.) Filed Under: FinTech Internet Money Management Privacy Rights Technology on Apr 09, 2021

 
What you need to know about how FinTech apps work (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | What you need to know about how FinTech apps work (Spanish) Comparta datos financieros con precaución. Financial technology can offer attractive benefits for consumers who want to take their personal finances digital. But, like all internet-based tools and services, FinTech apps need to be chosen and used with care. This publication explains the types of FinTech tools available, how they work, and what that means for your data privacy and security. (Our companion guide, Privacy and security when using fintech apps, offers actionable tips for managing and protecting your data.) Filed Under: FinTech Internet Money Management Privacy Rights Technology on Apr 08, 2021

 
The Contact Lens Rule and the Eyeglass Rule (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | The Contact Lens Rule and the Eyeglass Rule (Spanish) Importantes derechos del consumidor sobre el cuidado de la visión. The approximately 75% of U.S. adults who need some type of corrective lenses spend billions of dollars each year on eye exams and eyewear, yet few understand their rights under the federal Contact Lens Rule and Eyeglass Rule. This publication explains those rights, provides links to additional information, and tells you where you can report violations of the rules. Filed Under: Consumer Rights Medical/Healthcare on Jan 28, 2021

 
Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2021 Tax Year) (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2021 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 2021 tax year (for taxes due in April 2022). Filed Under: Money Management Taxes on Jan 04, 2021

 

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