The CFC develops and distributes publications to educate the public on consumer issues. This is often done with the support and cooperation of our partner organizations and with special funding provided to target a particular consumer issue.
The following publications are available in PDF by clicking the links below:
CFC's Spring 2013 Newsletter (with Legislative Scorecard)
CFC's Fall 2012 Newsletter
CFC's Summer 2012 Newsletter
CFC's Spring 2012 Newsletter (with Legislative Scorecard)
CFC's Fall 2011 Newsletter
CFC's Summer 2011 Newsletter
CFC's Summer 2010 Newsletter
CFC's Spring 2010 Newsletter
CFC's Fall 2009 Newsletter (with Legislative Scorecard)
CFC's Spring 2009 Newsletter
CFC's Winter 2009 Newsletter
CFC's Fall 2008 Newsletter
CFC's Summer 2008 Newsletter
CFC's 2012 Scorecard
CFC's 2011 Scorecard
CFC's 2011 Interim Scorecard
CFC's 2010 Scorecard
CFC's 2009 Scorecard
CFC's 2009 Interim Scorecard - The scorecard includes votes cast before the legislature adjourned for the summer recess. To view correctly, RIGHT CLICK directly on the scorecard, then click "ROTATE CLOCKWISE"
CFC's 2008 Scorecard
CFC's 2008 Interim Scorecard
CFC's 2007 Scorecard
CFC's 2006 Scorecard
CFC Brochure: "Reverse Mortgages: Is it the right choice for you and your family?"
The Consumer Federation of California Education Foundation's 2008 Financial Privacy Report Card - The report surveys the privacy policies of 61 major California banks, insurers and financial services companies.
“Foreclosure on Wheels: Long Beach’s Truck Program Puts Drivers at High Risk for Default" - Read the joint report authored by the Consumer Federation of California, the NAACP, the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC), and the Los Angeles Alliance for a New Economy.
CFC's Telecom Report Card - Read our in-depth study of the privacy practices of major telecommunications corporations operating in California.
Full Report: 2004 Financial Privacy Report Card (PDF format 943kb) - Check out our in-depth report on various financial privacy standards practiced by big banks.
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