Advanced password tips and tricks
Time to create another password? Make it a secure one. A little extra attention when you create a strong password can prevent an attacker from getting access to your account.
Your password should be long, complex, and unique. Here are additional steps you can take to help create strong passwords and secure your . . . → Read More: Advanced password tips and tricks from the FTC
Financial protection for older Americans
Older Americans face many financial challenges as they age. They have opportunities to travel, explore new fields of work or hobbies, or spend time with family and friends. But often scam artists or bad advice take away these opportunities. The Office of Financial Protection for Older Americans is here to give seniors . . . → Read More: CFPB Updates – Financial protection for older Americans
What You Should Know About Reverse Mortgages
A reverse mortgage is an interest-bearing loan secured by the equity in your home and is neither a government benefit nor free money. A reverse mortgage is a home loan.
Advertisements for reverse mortgages can give the false impression that they are an easy, cost-free way for retirees to finance vacations . . . → Read More: What You Should Know About Reverse Mortgages
We recently participated in MediaplanetUSA’s Financial Literacy campaign where we united with likeminded industry leaders to educate and empower Americans to take action in managing their own personal finances by providing them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make responsible financial decisions on matters of proper budgeting, retirement savings, managing investments and avoiding debt.
The campaign . . . → Read More: We are included in MediaplanetUSA’s Financial Literacy campaign!
Look for the Department of Business Oversight newspaper insert in your local newspaper on Sunday, June 28.
Guard Against Fraud – Assistance from the California Department of Business Oversight Can Help Consumers Make Educated Financial Decisions and Guard Against Fraud.
Click on image to read . . . → Read More: Guard Against Fraud
CalHFA: Opening the Door to Homeownership
June is National Homeownership Month, an effort to educate consumers about the benefits and the far-reaching effects of homeownership.
Homeownership is about building roots in a community, committing to a neighborhood and gaining more financial stability.
“Owning a home is one of the best ways American families can enter the middle class,” U.S. Department . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home CA Blog: CalHFA is Opening the Door to Homeownership
California Housing Finance Agency Celebrates Homeownership Month
Offers Multiple Programs to Help Buyers Achieve Dreams of Purchasing a Home
June is National Homeownership month, the market is turning around and there are thousands of families who can now take advantage of low interest rates and down payment assistance to make the jump from renting to owning.
Homes are selling . . . → Read More: CalHFA Celebrates Homeownership Month – Offers Multiple Programs to Help Buyers Achieve Dreams of Purchasing a Home
Expand your financial knowledge today!
At DBO, we are committed to helping you pave a path toward a secure financial future. And that begins with a solid understanding of key financial concepts, such as savings, investing, mortgages, credit cards, credit scores, and much more.
As a consumer, you now have access to an online money management program . . . → Read More: DBO Online Financial Education – Financing a New Home
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – June 16
Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors
Financial scams targeting seniors have become so prevalent that they’re now considered “the crime of the 21st century.”
Why? Because seniors are thought to have a significant amount of money sitting in their accounts.
Financial scams also often go unreported or can be difficult to prosecute, so . . . → Read More: World Elder Abuse Awareness Day – Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors