Information from the Department of Consumer Affairs: California Tenants

California Department of Consumer Affairs

Living In The Rental Unit

As a tenant, you must take reasonable care of your rental unit and any common areas that you use. You must also repair all damage that you cause, or that is caused by anyone for whom you are responsible, such as your family, guests, […]

Consumer Connection magazine – Military Matters

New issue of Consumer Connection magazine

Military Matters – State Helps Vets Get Back to Work

Thousands of young men and women are leaving military service and returning to California. Read about how the Department of Consumer Affairs is helping them earn professional licenses and enter the job market in the fall 2012 issue […]

Financial Abuse of Seniors It’s Devastating and Growing – from DCA

Financial abuse of seniors is a tragic and growing problem. Find out how to spot it and prevent it in the summer 2011 issue of Consumer Connection, the award-winning magazine from the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

Financial Abuse of Seniors It’s Devastating and Growing

Excerpt from article:

It was March 2, 2011, in […]

Choosing a Credit Counselor – FTC

Fiscal Fitness: Choosing a Credit Counselor

Living paycheck to paycheck? Worried about debt collectors? Can’t seem to develop a workable budget, let alone save money for retirement?

If this sounds familiar, you may want to consider the services of a credit counselor. Many credit counseling organizations are nonprofit and work with you to solve your […]

Featured Financial Literacy Program – DCA Consumer Wiki

California Department of Consumer Affairs

Consumer Wiki – Packed with information, resources and referrals.

Cars & Drivers Buying and selling, repairs, Smog Check

Children & Teens Adoption, child care, missing children

Crime & Safety Emergency preparedness, fire, prevention, victim assistance

Employment & Education Jobs, worker benefits, K-12, colleges

Energy & Environment Air pollution, recycling, carbon […]