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Consumer Action is a nonprofit organization that has championed the rights of underrepresented consumers nationwide since 1971. Throughout its history, the organization has dedicated its resources to promoting financial literacy and advocating for consumer rights in both the media and before lawmakers to promote economic justice for all. With the resources and infrastructure to reach millions of consumers, Consumer Action is one of the most recognized, effective, and trusted consumer organizations in the nation. See What We Do for detailed information.

Download a PDF copy of the Consumer Action brochure.


Consumer Services Guide. The Consumer Services Guide is a searchable directory of resources that can help you solve consumer problems and get answers to your questions.

Housing Information Project. Consumer Action's housing program launched in 2006 to help consumers prepare for homeownership, avoid foreclosure and to learn about the housing and mortgage markets.

Insurance Education Project. Consumer Action's Insurance Education Project is was created to help consumers make wise decisions when they buy insurance.

Managing Money. Managing Money is a Consumer Action Project. Its web site, www.managing-money.org, is a financial literacy clearinghouse featuring Consumer Action’s award-winning multilingual educational materials.

MoneyWi$e. This long-standing national financial literacy partnership of Consumer Action and Capital One provides free educational materials to individuals, non-profits and community based organizations.

Privacy Information Project. Consumer Action's Privacy Information Project focuses on personal privacy and why it is important to be careful about who has access to your personal information.

WirelessED. WirelessED is a multilingual educational project created by Consumer Action and sponsored by AT&T.


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