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Consumer Action INSIDER - February 2020 The February 2020 issue of the Consumer Action INSIDER outlines our new "Get Covered" health insurance education and training module; invites readers to participate in our upcoming webinars on how FinTech can help consumers save money, budget, and more; explains how "spreading the word" can stop the spread of common scams; updates readers on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's work and asks the question: "Why isn't it providing financial relief to wronged consumers?"; and more. (Monday, February 03, 2020)

Consumer Action INSIDER - January 2020 The January 2020 issue of the Consumer Action INSIDER describes our updated Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) guide, Get Credit for Your Hard Work, which details how low-income workers are eligible for up to $6,557 with the EITC; advises readers of what to do if they're receiving loads of spam emails; describes the various coalition efforts we've recently joined (including one calling on Amtrak to end forced arbitration for passengers); updates readers on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; and more. (Wednesday, January 01, 2020)

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Recent Publications

Health Insurance Evaluation

Library: English | Health Insurance Evaluation  Use this form to get feedback from participants after your health insurance presentation. Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 22, 2019

Medicare True-or-False

Library: English | Medicare True-or-False  Class exercise for “Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare.” Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 21, 2019

Test Your Knowledge

Library: English | Test Your Knowledge  

Class exercise for “Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance.”

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 21, 2019

What Would You Advise?

Library: English | What Would You Advise?  

Class exercise for “Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan.”

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 21, 2019

Medicare - PowerPoint training slides

Library: English | Medicare - PowerPoint training slides  

This downloadable PowerPoint presentation, for use by consumer educators, provides a visual component to the “Get Covered: Choosing and using Medicare” fact sheet that helps to engage learners and improve retention.

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 20, 2019

Individual health insurance - PowerPoint training slides

Library: English | Individual health insurance - PowerPoint training slides  

This downloadable PowerPoint presentation, for use by consumer educators, provides a visual component to the “Get Covered: Navigating private and government health insurance” fact sheet that helps to engage learners and improve retention.

Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 20, 2019

Employer-sponsored health plans - PowerPoint training slides

Library: English | Employer-sponsored health plans - PowerPoint training slides  This downloadable PowerPoint presentation, for use by consumer educators, provides a visual component to the "Get Covered: Understanding your employer-sponsored health plan" fact sheet that helps to engage learners and improve retention. Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 20, 2019

Questions and answers about individual, group and government health insurance options

Library: English | Questions and answers about individual, group and government health insurance options  This backgrounder, written in Q&A format, helps answer many questions consumers may have about their health insurance options that are not covered in the three fact sheets (on individual health plans and government programs, employer-sponsored health plans, and Medicare). Category: Insurance Medical/Healthcare on Nov 19, 2019

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