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MoneyWi$e, a national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One, is the first program of its kind to combine free, multilingual financial education materials, curricula and teaching aids with regional meetings and roundtables to train community-based organization staff so that consumers at all income levels and walks of life can be reached. Please click on Publications tab above to access the full collection of MoneyWi$e publications.

Five Recent Publications

Monday, August 19, 2013

Keeping Your Home - Protect your investment (Spanish) Las personas que planifican, hacen un presupuesto y ahorran para tener éxito como dueñas de casa tienen muchas más posibilidades de mantener su hogar e incrementar su patrimonio a medida que el valor de su propiedad aumente con los años. Este folleto explica las responsabilidades financieras de los propietarios de una vivienda y cómo administrar estas responsabilidades, cómo mantener y proteger su hogar, y cómo aumentar y conservar el valor líquido de su vivienda.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

You Can Buy a Home - The keys to homeownership (Korean) 주택 구입은 여러분 생애에 있어서 가장 중요한 구매 중 하나입니다. 이 소책자는 주택 구입 준비, 예상 주택 소유 비용, 적합한 주택 찾기, 모기지론 받기, 그리고 구입 절차 등의 예비 주택 소유주를 위한 중요 정보에 대해 설명하고 있습니다.

Buying a home is one of the most important purchases you'll ever make. In this brochure, we cover key topics for potential homeowners, including preparing to buy a home, predicting homeownership costs, finding the right home, shopping for a mortgage and making an offer.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Personal Bankruptcy - Your financial fresh start (Spanish) Las leyes sobre quiebras fueron ratificadas para permitirle a la gente comenzar de nuevo, y para otorgarle a los consumidores abrumados por la deuda una manera organizada y sistemática de pagar a sus acreedores. Esta publicación detalla las nuevas reglas para declarar la quiebra personal que entraron en vigencia en octubre de 2005.

Friday, May 10, 2013

Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (Korean) 24페이로 구성된 이 소책자는 일, 예산, 구매에 있어서 필요한 것과 원하는 것 구분, 은행 이용, 개인 수표 사용, 저축, 신용 카드, 신용 보고서, 운전과 휴대폰 등의 여러가지 주제에 대해 설명하고 있으며 부모들을 위해 만들어 졌지만 청소년들에게도 도움이 될 수 있습니다. 이 소책자는 또한 주간 지출 분석, 월급 명세서, 비교구매를 통한 절약, 개인 수표 사용 등에 대한 예와 삽화를 싣고 있으며 부모들과 자녀들에게 도움을 줄 수 있는 웹 사이트들에 대해서도 안내히고 있습니다.

This 24-page booklet is designed primarily for parents but may also be useful for older teens. It covers many topics, including working, budgeting, figuring out if a purchase is a "need" or a "want," banking, writing checks, savings, credit cards, credit reports, driving and cell phones. The booklet contains illustrations and examples of a weekly spending evaluation, a paycheck stub, how comparison shopping can save money and how to write a check. It also contains a list of helpful web sites for parents and kids.

Friday, February 08, 2013

Good Credit - Build it and keep it (English) A fact sheet that explains what a credit history is, how to get your credit report, how to establish good credit and where to complain if you have a problem.

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Friday, April 18, 2014

4 credit card perks that protect your purchases.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Michaels says 3 million payment cards stolen in breach.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Walmart workers cost taxpayers $6.2 billion In public assistance.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

You’d better budget for that baby.

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

US consumer prices up a slight 0.2 pct. in March.


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