FDIC Announces Youth Savings Pilot Program
The FDIC announces the launch of a pilot program to identify and highlight promising approaches to offering financial education tied to the opening of safe, low-cost savings accounts to school-aged children. This pilot will consist of FDIC-insured financial institutions that have entered, or intend to enter, working relationships with schools and/or . . . → Read More: FDIC Announces Youth Savings Pilot Program
Saving for Education
As we move into August and the end of summer draws near, school savings is increasingly on the brain – particularly for college. The latest America Saves partner packet focuses on how to save for college and includes a sample article to use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications, as well as social media content . . . → Read More: America Saves! New Partner Resource Packet: Saving for Education
Kids.gov Pinterest Has It All!
While there are plenty of useful resources out there on the internet, sometimes locating all the helpful ones can be a tedious task. With the Kids.gov Pinterest boards, you know you are always getting safe, fun and useful government information on a wide variety of topics. Parents . . . → Read More: Kids.gov on Pinterest!
Manage Your Money Week
During Manage Your Money Week, state and local government agencies, non-profit organizations, unions, schools, libraries, financial institutions, and financial management associations will be working together in communities throughout California to host free money management education events and promote the importance of good money management practices. Programs will be offered to all demographics in . . . → Read More: California Manage Your Money Week October 18-25, 2014
Creating Success Together
On Aug. 6, 2014, California educators, nonprofits, community volunteers legislators and financial professionals will gather together with a common goal—to fight financial illiteracy. Now in its fifth year, the 2014 California Financial Literacy Summit provides free educational resources for teachers, builds connections within the California community to promote financial education and focuses on the . . . → Read More: SAVE THE DATE and REGISTER NOW! California Financial Literacy Summit August 6 in Burbank CA
Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!
Benefits for Illinois Veterans
Burial Benefits for Illinois Veterans
Charitable Donations for Veteran and Military Families
Consumer Protections for Veterans & Military Personnel (WA Attorney General)
Housing Assistance from HUD
Legal Assistance for Military and Veterans’ Households
New York State Attorney General – Veterans Resources Guide
New York State Attorney General-Tips to Military Service Members And Veterans Regarding . . . → Read More: Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!
Military consumers: Salutes to you!
A message from the Bureau of Consumer Protection
Frequent relocation, separation from family and friends, the stresses of deployment and a steady paycheck from Uncle Sam can make military households an attractive target for scam artists. That’s why the Department of Defense, the Federal Trade Commission, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of . . . → Read More: Military Consumers: Salutes to you!
FTC, Partners To Recognize Second Annual Military Consumer Protection Day July 16
Campaign Members will host Twitter Chat to Discuss Identity Theft, Credit
The Federal Trade Commission, along with more than 30 public and private sector organizations, are collaborating to provide military consumers with free resources about managing their money, avoiding scams, and dealing with identity theft in . . . → Read More: Military Consumer Protection Day July 16
Recent blog post from the CFPB
Building a collection of financial education materials for a library near you
We want to make libraries the go-to place for financial information in every community. And so far, we’ve been met with tremendous enthusiasm – from other government and nonprofit agencies, by library associations and administrators, and by librarians themselves. That’s . . . → Read More: CFPB: Building a Collection of Financial Education Materials at a Library Near You
Consumer Complaint Letter Template
Do you need to file a complaint about product or service you purchased, but don’t know where to start? Use this wizard to guide you through the process.
We’ve all had a bad experience with a company, whether it be for a service or a product that we have purchased at the . . . → Read More: Helpful Consumer Complaint Template