CA News & Special Reports Archive



  • Consumer Action INSIDER - January 2011.
    The January 2011 issue of Consumer Action INSIDER offers a recap of a banner year for consumer protections, a look at our privacy work and a consumer's experience with bogus "debt collectors."
  • Consumer Action Insider - December 2010.
    This issue of Consumer Action INSIDER includes stories about our first annual Financial Empowerment Conference, the outcome of a service grant we received from the Taproot Foundation and a consumer's experience with a "free trial" that was anything but free.


  • Consumer Action Insider - November 2010.
    This issue of Consumer Action INSIDER includes stories about a lawsuit that is challenging class action prohibitions in consumer contracts, legislation to give student loan debtors the right to file bankruptcy, outreach efforts around housing and credit cards, and scams targeting to people looking for love on the Internet.


  • Consumer Action INSIDER - September 2010.
    The September issue of INSIDER contains articles on the recent activities of Consumer Action and its staff. This month we share stories about the awardees in our mini-grants program, a fraud we uncovered in the Chinese speaking community in San Francisco and our training activities in the Lone Star state, among other news.



  • 2008-2009 Winter Issue: Dealing With Debt.
    The Dealing With Debt Issue of Consumer Action News focuses on the current state of indebtedness in the U.S. and how consumers can take charge and avoid long-term financial damage.



  • Winter 2006: Housing Report.
    Consumer Action News takes an in-depth look at some important housing topics, including predatory lending, Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan reform and the controversial "exotic" mortgages as well as stories to help people consider whether they should buy a home or continue to rent, and whether to sell or rent their homes if they have to move.

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