California Real Estate Educators Conference – Northern California

California Real Estate Educators Conference – Northern California

Certificate of Recognition for conducting mortgage education workshops presented to Carol Jensen, Director, California Community College Real Estate Education Center

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Friday, April 22, 2016 – DoubleTree by Hilton, Brisbane, CA

Hosted by the California Community College Real Estate Education Center

City College of San Francisco, Downtown . . . → Read More: California Real Estate Educators Conference – Northern California

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Teach Children to Save Day

 Teach Children to Save Day was on April 29, 2016

The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) participated in the annual Teach Children to Save Day on Friday, April 29, 2016.
Alana Golden, Director for Education and Outreach read a book by It’s a Habit, Sammy’s Big Dream and Sammy’s Big Day, with questions and answers followed by a . . . → Read More: Teach Children to Save Day

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Photo Gallery: Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair – State Capitol

Photo Gallery: Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair – State Capitol

Pictured left to right: California State Controller Betty Yee; Assemblymember Matthew Dababneh; and DBO Commissioner Jan Lynn Owen

Thank you Assemblymember Jim Cooper (pictured in center) for stopping by!

Ed Gill, Senior Deputy Commissioner, DBO

Attendees visiting exhibitor tables

Inside the California Community Colleges Mobile . . . → Read More: Photo Gallery: Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair – State Capitol

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Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol a Success!

Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol a Success!

Thank you to Assemblymember Matthew Dababneh for sponsoring the event.

Thank you to California State Controller Betty Yee for participating.

Thank you to all of the exhibitors and attendees.

To partner with DBO’s Education and Outreach Office, email Outreach@dbo.ca.gov.

. . . → Read More: Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol a Success!

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Jump$tart with Biz Kids$ – Downloadable Curriculum for Teachers, Parents

Jump$tart with  Biz Kids$ -Teachers of financial literacy, lend us your ears!

Download the Full Curriculum

Financial LiteracyChapter 1Episode 301 clips »
Your Financial FutureChapter 2Episode 106 clips »
Income and CareersChapter 3Episode 210 clips »
Saving and InvestingChapter 4Episode 118 clips »
Understanding Your PaycheckChapter 5Episode 125 clips »
Understanding Income and ExpensesChapter 6Episode 123 clips » . . . → Read More: Jump$tart with Biz Kids$ – Downloadable Curriculum for Teachers, Parents

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FTC Escrow Alert! Scammers Phish for Mortgage Closing Costs

FTC Escrow Alert!

Scammers phish for mortgage closing costs

Original post by the FTC

Buying a home is exciting. You saved for the down payment, scheduled the move, and are dreaming of planting new roots. Closing is right around the corner… unless a scammer gets your settlement fees first.

The Federal Trade Commission and the National Association of Realtors® are . . . → Read More: FTC Escrow Alert! Scammers Phish for Mortgage Closing Costs

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Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) Annual Speech Competition – “Credit Union Strong”

Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE)

“Credit Union Strong”

Annual Speech Competition

On Thursday, April 21, 2016 the Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) hosted their annual speech competition. Representatives from various Sacramento Greater Area credit unions write and present a speech based on the year’s theme, Credit Union Strong.  Nine speeches made it to the finals and were presented, each . . . → Read More: Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) Annual Speech Competition – “Credit Union Strong”

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Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources – Featuring Community College Foundation eBus mobile computer lab

Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources

The importance of financial literacy and financial education efforts will be highlighted at the annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol. Booths from the Department of Business Oversight and other State agencies and organizations will provide free materials and information on how . . . → Read More: Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources – Featuring Community College Foundation eBus mobile computer lab

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Don’t Be an April Fool! Homebuyers Tricked into Wiring Closing Costs

 

Don’t Be an April Fool!

Homebuyers Tricked into Wiring Closing Costs

from the BBB and FTC

 

April 1, 2016

Buying a home this spring? If so, watch out for this cunning new con. A recent alert from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) warns that scammers are hacking into email accounts and instructing homebuyers to wire closing costs straight into their . . . → Read More: Don’t Be an April Fool! Homebuyers Tricked into Wiring Closing Costs

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Keep Your Home California Blog Posts: Foreclosure Crisis Profiteers: Feasting on Fear!

Foreclosure Crisis Profiteers: Feasting on Fear!  

(Part 1 of 3) 

 

Losing a home to foreclosure is most often viewed, by those standing safely outside the transaction, as an economic event. And that is certainly true.

However, for those living under the threat of losing their home, the experience is much more personal.

The thought that one’s home might be involuntarily . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home California Blog Posts: Foreclosure Crisis Profiteers: Feasting on Fear!

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