Money Matters: How to Teach Your Kids About Spending, Saving and Financial Responsibility – ABC News

Great interview and discussion with children on allowances, saving and managing money…

Money Matters: How to Teach Your Kids About Spending, Saving and Financial Responsibility – ABC News.

Co-signing on campus? – CFPB Blog

The following was posted to the CFPB Blog recently and has great information about credit and the issue of co-signers and co-signing, written specifically for college students.

Co-signing on campus?

Credit card issuers and private student lenders have long had a presence at America’s colleges and universities. In fact, there are more than 1,000 special […]

Bank on Sacramento at CSECC Kick-Off Event at the Capitol

Bank on Sacramento participated in the CSECC Kick-Off Event and Consumer Fair at the Capitol on August 24, 2011.

CSECC Kick-Off and Consumer Fair, Rachel Allard, SAFE Credit Union; Alana Golden, DFI

CSECC Kick-Off and Consumer Fair August 2011

United Way California Capital Region is a Bank On Partner

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Report: A Better Start: Clearing Up Credit Records for California Foster Children – Office of Privacy Protection

Office Of Privacy Protection

The California Office of Privacy Protection (COPP) released a report detailing a year-long effort to clear innocent children’s damaged credit ratings. The report highlights 247 instances where credit accounts were reported in the identities of Los Angeles County foster children, including in one case, a home loan.

A foster child’s sensitive information passes through […]

NEFE Survey: Redefining the American Dream

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Survey: Redefining the American Dream

– Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Say Top Financial Goal is Having Enough Money for Retirement

A new survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) finds that almost half of American adults say the financial goal that is most important to them is having enough money for […]

It’s the One-Year Anniversary of the CAFLM Blog!

The CAFLM Blog was launched August 2010. During the first year, the CAFLM Blog had 868,113 desktop hits and 228,071 mobile hits. Thank you for your support!

NFCC’s Fifth Annual Financial Literacy Survey Results

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National Foundation for Credit Counseling – Fifth Annual Financial Literacy Survey Results

The results of the NFCC’s fifth annual Financial Literacy Survey suggest that Americans may be shedding some of the more conservative spending habits they adopted during “The Great Recession” while still acknowledging that they may lack the know-how to make sound […]

Publication: Financial Sense to White Picket Fence: Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, and Beyond

Financial Sense White Picket Fence

 

Financial Sense to White Picket Fence: Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, and Beyond

 

The California Community College Real Estate Education Center (REEC) located at the City College of San Francisco announced the recent publication of Financial Sense to White Picket Fence: Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, and Beyond. The 140-page, illustrated guide provides consumer protection, personal […]

It is time to head back to school and I have a question for you – do you have rhythm? From Sammy

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Do You Have Rhythm? – A special post from Sammy, It’s a Habit

Hello to All My Friends!

It’s time to head back to school and I have a question for you – do you have rhythm? According to the dictionary, the word rhythm can mean a typical pattern of movement or an activity in […]

Top Tips for Getting Your Bank Access to Area Schools – ABA and Jump$tart

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In today’s American Banker Association’s Spirit of Banking newsletter, Jump$tart Regional Director Daniel Hebert discusses his thoughts on banks accessing classrooms to teach financial education.

Top Tips for Getting Your Bank Access to Area Schools – From Jump$tart Regional Director Daniel Hebert

It’s a hurdle that all financial education volunteers have to cross: how […]