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California Legislative Alerts

  • Insurance (Apr 19, 2012)


    NEW: Support insurance reform!


    Please take a moment sign a petition that would put insurance reform on the…

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Scam Alerts

  • Guard your Medicare number well! (Apr 24, 2017)

    Consumer Action reminds seniors to safeguard their Medicare numbers. Scammers use victims' Medicare numbers to commit fraud and steal benefits. Unauthorized…

  • FDIC calling? Not! (Sep 09, 2010)

    The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) is warning of fraudulent phone calls from scam artists or bill collectors who falsely…

  • Facebook Dislike button scam spreads virally (Aug 16, 2010)

    A new Facebook scam uncovered by network security firm Sophos tempts you with the offer of a "dislike" button (as…

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Fee Of The Month

  • Insurance Premium Installment Fees (Jan 17, 2008)

    We often hear the phrase, “The poor pay more,” and here’s a couple concrete examples of how people who can’t…

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