SAVE THE DATE: California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair in Sacramento

 

SAVE THE DATE:

California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair
Wednesday, April 12
11 am – 1 pm
State Capitol, South Steps
Sacramento

Visit exhibitors and receive free information about:
Saving
Credit
Homeownership
Insurance
Consumer . . . → Read More: SAVE THE DATE: California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair in Sacramento

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FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

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

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Scam Alerts from the FTC – News Scams in 2017 and List of 2016 Scams

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

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FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017

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

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EITC Awareness Day – Friday, January 27, 2017 Join us in making the 11th annual Awareness Day as successful as last year’s

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

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California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

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

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ICYMI – CFPB takes action against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising

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

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CFPB Helping Consumers Prepare for Delays in Receiving Tax Refunds

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

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America Saves New Partner Packet: Ring in the New Year with a New Financial You

Another election season is behind us and one thing is for sure, many people are uncertain of what their financial situation will be in the coming years. What doesn’t change is the fact that people still need to have money saved to pay for unexpected expenses and even more to realize their savings goals. While the . . . → Read More: America Saves New Partner Packet: Ring in the New Year with a New Financial You

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Free Holiday Budget Printable – America Saves

Free Holiday Budget Printable – America Saves

Free Holiday Budget Printable

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It’s the season of giving! If last year is any indication, you can expect to spend a budget busting $800 or more on gifts. And then there’s the plane ticket back home, party dresses, tinsel, wrapping paper, the holiday roast, and so much more.

Heading into the . . . → Read More: Free Holiday Budget Printable – America Saves

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