SAVE THE DATE!
Financial Literacy Month
April 18 • Sacramento
1515 S Street, Sacramento
10 a.m. — 11 a.m.
April 24 • Los Angeles
Junipero Serra Building
320 W 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA
10 a.m. — 11 a.m.
Psychology of Spending • Debt Management • Your Credit Report • Saving for the Future
Register at savingsplusnow.com
Select Savings Plus Events at the bottom . . . → Read More: SAVE THE DATE! Financial Literacy Month Workshops in Sacramento and Los Angeles
2017 Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair
Where: State Capitol – West Side (facing 10th Street)
Date: Monday, April 17th
Time: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
(Program will begin at noon)
Financial Literacy Fair Flyer – Monday . . . → Read More: 2017 Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair
SAVE THE DATE:
California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair
Monday, April 17
11 am – 1 pm
State Capitol, South Steps
Visit exhibitors and receive free information about:
Consumer . . . → Read More: SAVE THE DATE: California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair in Sacramento
Tax identity thieves and IRS imposters are ready for tax season, whether you are or not. Find out how to protect yourself, and what to do if someone you know becomes a victim, during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 30 through February 3.
What is tax identity theft? It happens when someone uses your Social Security . . . → Read More: FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week
Scam Alerts from the FTC
Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine sophisticated technology with age-old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. They add new twists to old schemes and pressure people to make important decisions on the spot. One thing that never changes: . . . → Read More: Scam Alerts from the FTC – News Scams in 2017 and List of 2016 Scams
FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is around the corner! The annual event – March 5-11, 2017 – is a time to help people understand their consumer rights, make well-informed decisions about money, and spot scams.
Thinking about hosting an event? Our new feature page has all the information . . . → Read More: FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017
EITC Awareness Day
Join us for Awareness Day On Friday, January 27, 2017
Join us in making the 11th annual Awareness Day as successful as last year’s. Last year, we had our first experience using Thunderclap. We had 255 participants with a combined social reach of over 372,000. And, supporters sponsored 241 live events and other activities such . . . → Read More: EITC Awareness Day – Friday, January 27, 2017 Join us in making the 11th annual Awareness Day as successful as last year’s
California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection
Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection
The California State Controller’s primary job is to guard the state’s fiscal health. However, State Controller Betty Yee is equally concerned about the financial – and physical – well-being of individual Californians. She . . . → Read More: California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection
Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against three reverse mortgage companies for deceptive advertisements, including claiming that consumers could not lose their homes. The CFPB is ordering American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions, and Aegean Financial to cease deceptive advertising practices, implement systems to ensure they . . . → Read More: ICYMI – CFPB takes action against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising
Starting this tax season, consumers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) on their income tax returns may have to wait longer than in previous years to receive their tax refund. Due to a new law, the IRS will not start direct depositing . . . → Read More: CFPB Helping Consumers Prepare for Delays in Receiving Tax Refunds