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Headlines & Press Releases

 

Friday, January 15, 2021

Spanish Headlines | La pérdida de empleos por COVID-19 agravará la falta de vivienda en Los Ángeles para 2023, señala un nuevo informe

Spanish Headlines | El poder (y la alegría) de estar preparado

Spanish Headlines | Biden anuncia plan de 1,9 billones de dólares contra COVID

 

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Spanish Headlines | Segundo cheque de estímulo que envía el IRS no podrá ser embargado por cobradores de deuda

Spanish Headlines | Corte falla a favor de Chicago en caso de autos incautados

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Publications

Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Get Credit for Your Hard Work (2020 Tax Year) (Spanish) Los contribuyentes activos de bajos ingresos pueden calificar para el Crédito Tributario por Ingreso del Trabajo (EITC).

The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) helps low-income working taxpayers and families get more money back when they file their federal income tax return. This publication contains EITC guidelines for the 2020 tax year (for taxes due in April 2021).

Filed Under: Money Management Taxes on Jan 04, 2021

 
Establishing or replenishing emergency savings (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Establishing or replenishing emergency savings (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19. 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. Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic Money Management on Dec 29, 2020

 
Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Telemedicine: What to know about virtual doctor visits (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

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.

Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic Insurance Internet Medical/Healthcare Privacy Rights Technology on Dec 11, 2020

 
Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Take control: Customizing your social media privacy settings (Spanish) .

This publication explains how to achieve your desired level of privacy on the most popular social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Snapchat, Tumblr, Twitter and YouTube) and provides useful general privacy tips, tools and resources.

Filed Under: Internet Privacy Rights on Dec 11, 2020

 
Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Personalized privacy: Customizing your Facebook settings (Spanish) . On the world’s largest social network, a prudent approach to privacy is critical. This publication provides detailed instructions for using the various Facebook privacy management tools—both basic and advanced. Filed Under: Internet Privacy Rights on Dec 08, 2020

 
Improving your financial health with FinTech - Video (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Improving your financial health with FinTech - Video (Spanish) Una guía para principiantes sobre aplicaciones móviles de finanzas personales. This video will introduce you to the types of FinTech tools available and how they can help you. It will also tell you what to consider when choosing an app and how to stay safe when using FinTech. Filed Under: Banking Internet Technology on Oct 12, 2020

 
Making a job or career transition (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Making a job or career transition (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

The coronavirus pandemic has put millions of Americans out of work, with many others reevaluating their job and career choices in light of how different industries are faring. This guide will help workers identify job opportunities, weigh their education and training options, make wise choices, and know where to get more information.

Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic on Oct 06, 2020

 
Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Estate planning: Critical decisions for uncertain times (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven home the wisdom of making critical end-of-life decisions before a crisis strikes. This publication outlines the key estate planning decisions everyone should make now, explains which documents and tools help ensure that your wishes are carried out, and provides resources for learning more, getting help and taking next steps.

Filed Under: COVID-19 Pandemic on Sep 08, 2020

 
Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Fair housing rights for those affected by the pandemic (Spanish) Cómo hacerle frente al COVID-19.

The federal Fair Housing Act protects rental housing applicants, tenants, homeowners and prospective homebuyers from various forms of discrimination. This publication explains how these same rights may protect you from discrimination related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the steps to take if you do experience discrimination.

Filed Under: Consumer Rights COVID-19 Pandemic Discrimination Housing Discrimination Tenant Rights on Jun 29, 2020

 
Resources for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak (Spanish)

Library: Spanish | Resources for consumers impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak (Spanish) .

Our staff is keeping this resource guide up to date with information about COVID-19 resources, including the federal CARES Act relief package. Bookmark this page and check back regularly.

In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, public and private resources are becoming available to help deal with lost wages, illness and school closures.

We will continue to update this list as we learn more. Filed Under: Banking COVID-19 Pandemic Fraud/Scams Insurance Medical/Healthcare Mortgages Student Loans Taxes Telecom Tenant Rights on Jun 22, 2020

 

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