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Thursday, August 12, 2021

Vaccine fact or fiction?
Vaccine fact or fiction?

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.

Use FinTech apps wisely!
Use FinTech apps wisely!

Being security savvy is the best way to keep your financial data safe—so here’s what you need to know

 

Monday, February 22, 2021

Use financial apps? Be security savvy! Click here
Use financial apps? Be security savvy! Click here

Financial technology—FinTech—makes it possible to accomplish all sorts of useful financial tasks quickly and easily from a computer, smartphone, or tablet. But it pays to know what you’re doing!

 

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Heads up! The Earned Income Tax Credit benefits low-income workers
Heads up! The Earned Income Tax Credit benefits low-income workers

 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021

They’re working tirelessly. Stay on top of the cons: Read SCAM GRAM
They’re working tirelessly. Stay on top of the cons: Read SCAM GRAM

Consumer Action’s SCAM GRAM is not only useful in helping you recognize and avoid scams, it’s FUN to read! Monthly, online or in your inbox.

 

Thursday, January 07, 2021

Establishing or replenishing your emergency savings
Establishing or replenishing your emergency savings

Many consumers went into the COVID-19 crisis with little or no savings, while others depleted theirs trying to stay afloat after losing their jobs. This guide covers the purpose of, and target balance for, an emergency fund, what to consider when choosing where to keep your fund, tips and inspiration to help you reach your goal, and a list of some FinTech tools that can help savers get and stay on track.

 

Monday, December 28, 2020

Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits
Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits

The pandemic has driven non-urgent doctor visits online to help suppress the spread of COVID-19. As more people receive medical care remotely, via a smartphone, tablet or computer, it’s important to understand when and how virtual visits might be an option, whether they’re covered under private and government-sponsored health plans, and what privacy issues they raise.

 

Monday, December 07, 2020

Friends in need this holiday season? Share our COVID-19 Resources
Friends in need this holiday season? Share our COVID-19 Resources

The holidays aren’t bright for everyone. Share our COVID-19 Resource Guide.

 

Thursday, March 19, 2020

COVID-19 Educational Project: Consumer resources for tough times
COVID-19 Educational Project: Consumer resources for tough times

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, public and private resources are becoming available to help deal with lost wages, illness and school closures. Consumer Action will post news and new resources as they come on line.

 

Monday, February 24, 2020

Class actions: Are you eligible to claim some money?
Class actions: Are you eligible to claim some money?

Consumer Action maintains this listing of notable class actions so that interested consumers can learn more, join a pending action or make a claim. You can sort the listing three ways—actions or settlements that are (1) open to claims, (2) pending or (3) closed—or use the calendar to search for upcoming claims deadlines.

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