Log In Register

MoneyWi$e Publications

Consumer Action creates award-winning free multilingual educational guides on a wide range of personal finance topics and other subjects of interest to consumers. Many publications are available in Chinese, Korean, Spanish and Vietnamese, as well as English. Each year, we distribute more than two million of our publications through a national network of 8,000 community organizations. Nonprofit and community-based agencies may order the MoneyWi$e publications in bulk by clicking here to download a MoneyWi$e order form. Individual publications may also be ordered online, follow the instructions under "order publication" when you browse the publications.

2012

October

18
Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (Vietnamese) Cover

Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (Vietnamese). Cẩm nang 24 trang này được phát hành với mục đích chính cho phụ huynh nhưng cũng có ích cho thiếu niên lớn tuổi. Bài viết bao gồm nhiều đề tài, kể cả làm việc, dự thảo ngân sách, tính xem vật mua là thứ "cần" hay thứ "muốn," ngân sách, viết chi phiếu, tiết kiệm, lái xe, và điện thoại di động. Cẩm nang cũng ghi những minh họa và thí dụ ước tính chi tiêu hàng tuần, một cùi chi phiếu, làm thế nào để so sánh khi mua sắm có thể tiết kiệm được tiền bạc và làm thế nào để viết một chi phiếu. Bài viết cũng ghi rỏ những trang điện toán hữu ích cho phụ huynh và thiếu niên.
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.

Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (English) Cover

Teens & Money - Talking to teens about money (English). This 21-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.

15
Elder Fraud - Leader’s Guide Cover

Elder Fraud - Leader’s Guide. According to AARP, older people who fall for scams tend to believe the pitches they hear. Many believe they have a good chance of actually winning a prize or that the products they see advertised are worth the price. This manual is written in question and answer format to allow you to quickly find the answers to questions about the myriad scams that target seniors.

09
Manage Your Money Wisely - Seminar Lesson Plan (English) Cover

Manage Your Money Wisely - Seminar Lesson Plan (English). This PDF file provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 27-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets.

08
Rebuilding Good Credit - Class Activities (Spanish) Cover

Rebuilding Good Credit - Class Activities (Spanish). Este archivo en PDF contiene traducciones en español de las actividades para hacer en clase y los ejercicios para hacer en casa tomados del plan de enseñanza en inglés Rebuilding Good Credit.

03
ID Theft & Account Fraud - Leader’s Guide Cover

ID Theft & Account Fraud - Leader’s Guide. This 21-page backgrounder guide is written in question-and-answer format to help you anticipate frequently asked questions about identity theft and account fraud. Reading this guide can help prepare you for in-service or train-the-trainer presentations. Topics include an overview of ID theft and account fraud, how to prevent ID theft, advice for victims and helpful ID theft resources that you can use to find more information or to file complaints.

02
Managing Your Money - Leader’s Guide Cover

Managing Your Money - Leader’s Guide. This guide can help you become a money management mentor. Once you understand the basics of money management, you'll be able to help others learn techniques that can make an important difference in their finances.

Saving to Build Wealth - Seminar Lesson Plan Packet Cover

Saving to Build Wealth - Seminar Lesson Plan Packet. This PDF packet provides guidance for teachers and team leaders. The 27-page packet contains a detailed curriculum, classroom activities and take home worksheets.

September

26
How to Complain Cover

How to Complain. Consumer Action has updated its perennial favorite guide, How to Complain. The free and comprehensive booklet is designed to help you complain effectively and get results. How to Complain includes advice on how to approach businesses with a complaint; escalating a complaint through customer service or a company’s executive offices; writing emails and letters about your complaint; and documenting your complaint.

06
You can buy a home - The keys to homeownership (Hmong) Cover

You can buy a home - The keys to homeownership (Hmong). Kev yuav tsev yog ib qho uas tseem ceeb tshaj ua koj yuav tau tshwm nyiaj yuav nyob hauv koj lub neej. Daim ntawv no yuav qhia txog tej yam tseemceeb uas tej tus yuav tsev yuavtsum paub, xwsli yuav npaj dabtsi ua ntej, seb cov nqi yuav muaj li cas, xyuas seb lub tsev twg yuav zoo rau yus, nrhiav chaw txais nyiaj thiab yuav muab tus nqi (offer) li cas.
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.

 

Quick Menu

Support Consumer Action

Support Consumer

Join Our Email List

Optional Member Code
Facebook FTwitter T

MoneyWise Modules