- MoneyWi$e financial literacy project visits New Jersey. Consumer Action and Capital One will hold a free MoneyWi$e financial training seminar for community groups in the New York metropolitan area on March 28 in Newark, NJ. Fnancial educators from Consumer Action will conduct…
- Consumer Action anuncia nueva campaña educativa sobre telecomunicaciones en California (Esfuerzos educativos durante la Semana Nacional de Protección al Consumidor). Consumer Action (CA), una organización sin fines de lucro nacional de educación y defensa al consumidor basada en San Francisco, anunció hoy el Proyecto de Educación Comunitario sobre Telecomunicaciones, para educar a los consumidores de…
- CA announces new California telephone education campaign (Effort marks National Consumer Protection Week). Consumer Action (CA), a San Francisco-based national non-profit education and advocacy organization, today announced a Telecommunications Community Education Project to educate low and moderate-income consumers about changes in the telecommunications industry and how consumers can…
- MoneyWi$e issues free multilingual ID theft guide. Ninety-three percent of Americans are well aware of the growing crime of identity theft. Yet despite free access to credit reports and numerous educational efforts, a new survey from national advocacy group Consumer Action and…
- Second annual America’s Financial IQ survey. Oct. 5, 2006 – Despite the fact that almost six out of 10 Americans consider themselves “very” or “highly” knowledgeable when it comes to personal finance, the second annual survey of America’s IQ on personal…
- MoneyWi$e program awards financial education grants. Consumer advocacy group Consumer Action and Capital One Financial announced today that their joint MoneyWi$e financial literacy partnership will award stipends totaling $75,000 to community non-profit groups in 13 states. The stipends support the efforts…
- Elder fraud guide released by MoneyWi$e partners (Consumer Action and Capital One helps seniors spot scams and fight back). More than five million elderly people are victimized by financial fraud each year, and with millions of baby boomers quickly approaching retirement age, elder fraud is a growing concern in the United States. With this in mind, national consumer advocacy group Consumer Action and leading financial services provider Capital One have developed a free new guide, Just Say No to Senior Scams. The guide offers tips seniors can use to spot and protect themselves from scams and is part of the Capital One-Consumer Action MoneyWi$e financial education series.
- National MoneyWi$e Survey Shows Americans Are Not Financially Fit. Capital One and Consumer Action find majority of Americans lack basic understanding of credit scores and the fundamentals of personal finance.
- Consumer Action's 2007 Credit Card Survey released (‘Any time, any reason’ changes in terms give consumers no place to hide from high penalty rates and interest rate tricks). For immediate release, Thursday, May 24, 2007—Consumer Action (CA) today releases its 2007 Credit Card Survey, which reveals new details about industry practices, including: Universal default provisions, where interest rate hikes are based on the…
- Consumer Action and Capital One Launch New MoneyWi$e Web Site (MoneyWi$e Provides Consumers with Access to Free Financial Education). As part of their national financial literacy partnership, non-profit Consumer Action and credit card issuer Capital One today launched a new, free online financial education and money management resource for consumers, the MoneyWi$e website.
- Talking to Teens About Money (Survey shows teenagers want financial advice from parents). A new financial education survey by Consumer Action and Capital One, a leading credit card provider, reveals that money is a subject that teens are interested in and that teens want more advice from their parents about money management.
- MoneyWise: A Consumer Action-Capital One Financial Education Project (Free Financial Education Brought to You by Consumer Action and Capital One). Winner: Innovative Financial Education Program 2003 NACAA Consumer Education Awards Consumer Action and Capital One formed the MoneyWi$e national financial literacy partnership to educate consumers about how to manage their finances. For three decades, Consumer…
- MoneyWi$e Series Now Includes Rebuilding Credit. Four-Part Program Provides Individuals and Community-based Organizations with Free Financial Education Materials San Francisco, CA (Oct. 17, 2002) Consumer Action, a national non-profit education organization specializing in financial education, today releases the final topic…
- Consumer Action and Capital One Partner To Provide Basic Banking Information. Focus on Immigrant Population Including Latinos Falls Church, Va., (July 23, 2002) - According to the Federal Reserve Bank, nearly 13 million or one out of four Latinos living in the United States do not…
- How is the Northeast Coping as Economic Slowdown Persists?. Money Wi$e Financial Literacy Program Reveals Research & New Resources February 21, 2002 -- A nationwide survey of U.S. residents conducted on behalf of Capital One and Consumer Action's Money Wi$e program uncovers key insights…
- How is the West Coast Coping as Economic Slowdown Persists?. Money Wi$e Financial Literacy Program Reveals Research & New Resources February 21, 2002 -- A nationwide survey* of U.S. residents conducted on behalf of Capital One and Consumer Action's MoneyWi$e program uncovers key insights into…
- New National Poll: How Are Americans Coping as Economic Slowdown Persists?. February 21, 2002 -- A nationwide survey of U.S. residents conducted on behalf of Capital One and Consumer Action's Money Wi$e program gives some key insights into the financial behaviors of adults across the nation…