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  1. Press: Cuando las promociones de compra terminan saliendo caras
    Si tiene intereses diferidos por un periodo de tiempo, sepa todos los detalles Walmart ha eliminado recientemente una de las promociones que ha usado en sus tarjetas de crédito, los intereses diferidos, para pasar a… | Jun 21, 2017
  2. Press: 40% of Americans spend up to half of their income servicing debt
    Americans are struggling to get out of the red. Some 40% of Americans with debt are spending up to half of their monthly income paying it back. And that may not even be enough to… | May 05, 2017
  3. Press: Your credit score is about to become more forgiving
    New changes are coming in the fall to how one major credit score is calculated, and the shift could make the key number more forgiving for people who have debt. The VantageScore, a credit scoring model developed… | Apr 27, 2017
  4. Press: What to do about heavy credit card debt
    Dear Liz: I have a lot of credit card debt and am just able to make minimum payments. I feel like after doing this for four years now that I am not getting ahead. I… | Apr 08, 2017
  5. Press: Credit card companies will negotiate with consumers
    A new study from Creditcards.com says 87 percent of cardholders who asked for a late fee waiver and 67 percent who requested a lower interest rate were granted their requests, just for asking. | Mar 31, 2017
  6. Press: Don’t agree with a company fee? Consider the power of asking
    As if we aren't shelling out enough dough to handle our monthly bills, we often find ourselves slammed with late fees, annual fees, and interest rate spikes. Sometimes, it's easier to pay up rather than… | Mar 29, 2017
  7. Press: ¿Paga muchas comisiones en su tarjeta de crédito? Pida una rebaja
    Pedir un aumento de la línea de crédito le ayuda a mejorar su puntuación crediticia ¿Ha llamado alguna vez a su proveedor de cable o teléfono para pedir una mejor tarifa y le han dado… | Mar 26, 2017
  8. Press: 800+ Club: Secrets of people with high credit scores
    There are some habits people in the 800-plus club tend to have in common, experts said: 1. They got their financial act together early. 2. They rarely close credit cards.  Even if you don't use… | Mar 23, 2017
  9. Press: No, the rest of America is not online shopping like you are
    There’s no doubt that online shopping is a wave that is roiling the retail industry — and our culture, for that matter. But it’s wave that’s not sweeping up all shoppers in quite the same… | Mar 14, 2017
  10. English: Savvy Online Shopping seminar lesson plan and class activities
    This packet, only available as a PDF file, provides guidance for community educators. It contains a detailed curriculum and classroom activities. | Feb 22, 2017
  11. English: Questions and answers about savvy online shopping and dispute resolution
    Written in Q&A format, this backgrounder answers many questions about savvy online shopping that are not covered in the companion brochures. | Feb 22, 2017
  12. Press: La lealtad a su tarjeta de crédito tiene precio
    Los emisores de dinero de plástico están lanzando muchas ofertas que pueden ser financieramente muy atractivas Si lleva más de 10 años con la misma tarjeta de crédito en su bolsillo sepa que no es… | Feb 20, 2017
  13. Press: Days may be numbered for consumer complaint database
    A government complaint database that helps consumers resolve grievances with financial institutions is one of several services that could soon be eliminated, according to a memo by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling… | Feb 13, 2017
  14. Press: Here’s what’s at stake as Trump moves to unravel Dodd-Frank
    President Trump signed an executive order that calls for his administration to review the landmark Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, with an eye toward revising or eliminating parts of the 2010 law. The administration official… | Feb 06, 2017
  15. Press: Will closing high-interest cards hurt your credit score?
    Dear Liz: I have a few credit cards with very high interest rates — in the mid-teens. My FICO has improved (805 to 830) and I carry little or no balance on the credit cards. I… | Feb 05, 2017
  16. English: Savvy online shopping: How to resolve a dispute
    Consumers who shop online sometimes run into problems, from delivery or product issues to billing questions or disputes. This publication explains the steps that online shoppers can take to avoid or resolve these and other… | Feb 01, 2017
  17. English: Savvy online shopping: Tips for trouble-free transactions
    Online shopping offers all sorts of benefits, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t without potential risks. This publication explains how to reduce hassles by protecting your personal information, making wise choices about where you shop… | Feb 01, 2017
  18. Press: Free guides help online shoppers deal with post-holiday returns and order issues
    San Francisco, CA—Each year, millions of online shoppers attempt to return or exchange merchandise in the weeks following the holiday shopping frenzy. To help these consumers get the resolution they’re looking for, Consumer Action shares… | Feb 01, 2017
  19. Press: Trump is targeting an agency that has recovered $11.8 B for consumers
    Within days of being sworn in, President Donald Trump has already pledged to cut business regulations by 75%. One way he is likely to fulfill that promise, at least in part, is by defanging a… | Jan 27, 2017
  20. Press: Time is not on your side when it comes to credit debt
    If you have sound credit but got a bit carried away with year-end spending, you may want to consider transferring your balances to a low-interest credit card. Zero percent balance transfer offers allow you to… | Jan 24, 2017
  21. Press: The best way to get rid of a credit card
    In communicating the message that credit matters, we have scared some people about making moves that are actually in their best interest. | Jan 20, 2017
  22. Press: Credit scores: Your ‘magic number’ is an illusion
    Think you know your credit score? Think again.  The number you see — whether you paid for your score or not — is probably not what a lender gets. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced… | Jan 12, 2017
  23. Press: How to pounce on best credit card offers (before banks pull them)
    One particular bit of madness — a Chase offer that effectively puts $1,500 in your pocket without a lot of effort, if you are a relatively big spender — is close to ending, and many… | Jan 09, 2017
  24. Press: Time to stand up for the federal agency that delivers on its promises
    While the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has been working tirelessly to make financial markets safer, more transparent and fairer for consumers, opponents have continued their attack seeking to “defang” and defund the bureau since before… | Jan 04, 2017
  25. Press: Money moves to make in 2017
    Are you sick and tired of being broke? Could you use some motivation to spend less so you can save more? Do you want to be rich? Well, every new year is a chance for… | Dec 30, 2016
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