Teach Children to Save Day 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 Day, with questions and answers followed by a savings poster activity with a . . . → Read More: Teach Children to Save Day
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
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.
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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
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
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”
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
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
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!
In order to succeed in today’s world, it is more critical than ever before for people to be financially educated and empowered. Two of California’s most recognized and effective financial and economic educators, The California Council on Economic Education (CCEE) and Junior Achievement (JA) of San Diego, are collaborating in a bold and innovative partnership to . . . → Read More: CCEE and JASD offer Personal Finance for Teachers Workshop at Finance Park in San Diego!