The Effectiveness of Pre-Purchase Homeownership Counseling and Financial Management Skills

The Effectiveness of Pre-Purchase Homeownership Counseling and Financial Management Skills

Homeownership remains a cherished goal for many people. However, developments in mortgage products and drastic changes in the housing market have made the realization of becoming a homeowner more challenging. Fortunately, homeownership counseling is available to help navigate prospective homebuyers in their quest. But the effectiveness of . . . → Read More: The Effectiveness of Pre-Purchase Homeownership Counseling and Financial Management Skills

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Invest It Forward

Invest It Forward

SIFMA and the SIFMA Foundation invite you to Invest It Forward™. Invest It Forward is an industry-wide financial education and capital markets literacy campaign convening hundreds of financial firms that are committed to giving young Americans a solid understanding of the capital markets system and the invaluable tools to achieve their dreams.

Here’s How to Invest . . . → Read More: Invest It Forward

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2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households – Summary

2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households

In June 2013, the FDIC sponsored the third National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households to collect data on the number of U.S. households that are unbanked and underbanked, their demographic characteristics, and their reasons for being unbanked and underbanked. This survey was conducted by the U.S. Census . . . → Read More: 2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households – Summary

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Webinar/Video: FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN) Meeting

FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN) Meeting

Title:  FDIC’s National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households,
Safe Banking Products, and BankOn 2.0

October 29, 2014
FDIC – New Auditorium, Virginia Square

Videos/Webcast of Advisory Committee Meeting (Video Help)

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9:00 to 9:15 a.m.
Opening Remarks

Martin J. . . . → Read More: Webinar/Video: FDIC Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN) Meeting

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FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked

FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked
Unbanked Households Decline to 9.6 Million
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released the results of the 2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households, the most comprehensive survey on the subject in the United States. The survey indicates that the proportion of unbanked households declined from 8.2 . . . → Read More: FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked

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2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

2014-2015 Contest Overview

Lights, Camera, Save!, sponsored by Bank Financial Services Group, is a video contest that engages teens in educating themselves and their peers about the value of saving and using money wisely. Grand prize winners receive up to $5,000 towards their savings goal, plus a scholarship for a teacher at their school to . . . → Read More: 2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

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Keep Your Home California: Homeownership Events Around the State

Upcoming Events 

 

October 22, 2014 6:30pm-8:30pm Home Retention Clinic Los Angeles, CA

 

October 23, 2014 6:00pm-7:30pm “Community in the Home” Town Hall Atwater, CA

 

October 25, 2014 9:00pm-5:00pm Homebuyer Education Workshop Riverside, CA

 

November 8, 2014 9:00am-5:00pm Homebuyer Education Workshop Ontario, CA

 

November 12, 2014 6:30pm-8:30pm Home Retention Clinic Los Angeles, CA

 

November 22, 2014 8:30pm-4:30pm Homebuyer Education Workshop Oxnard, CA

 

November 22, . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home California: Homeownership Events Around the State

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Keep Your Home California:Principal Reduction Program an option for homeowners with Underwater Mortgages

Principal Reduction Program an option for homeowners with a Loan-to-Value ratio of 120% or greater  

 

Earlier this month, Keep Your Home California put out a press release to remind homeowners of the $100,000 in mortgage payment assistance available to homeowners with severe negative equity, through the Principal Reduction Program. In order to qualify for a principal . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home California:Principal Reduction Program an option for homeowners with Underwater Mortgages

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Financial Planning Day – Find an event near you!

Financial Planning Day

Come to a Financial Planning Day in your area
and get free, one-on-one advice from
Certified Financial Planner™ professionals on
a wide range of personal finance topics:

Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles Financial Planning Day
October 25, 2014

San Diego, California
San Diego Financial Planning Day
October 18, 2014

San Francisco, California
San Francisco Financial Planning Day
October 25, 2014

West Sacramento, California
Greater Sacramento Financial Planning Day
October . . . → Read More: Financial Planning Day – Find an event near you!

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NCHEC NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling – Certification in Financial Capability

NeighborWorks Citi Sacramento Financial Capability Oct 2014

NCHEC NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling

Sacramento, California–October 14-16, 2014Help Your Clients Reach TheirFinancial Potential

An emerging field, Financial Capability combines comprehensive information sharing and education efforts with personalized coaching to tap one’s financial potential. Join us for this new series to build or expand the scale and . . . → Read More: NCHEC NeighborWorks Center for Homeownership Education and Counseling – Certification in Financial Capability

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