America Saves! New Partner Resource Packet: Saving for Education

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 […] on Pinterest! 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 Pinterest boards, you know you are always getting safe, fun and useful government information on a wide variety of […]

California Manage Your Money Week October 18-25, 2014

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 […]

SAVE THE DATE and REGISTER NOW! California Financial Literacy Summit August 6 in Burbank CA

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 […]

Military Consumer Protection Day – Resources!

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 […]

Military Consumers: Salutes to you!

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 […]

Military Consumer Protection Day July 16

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 […]

CFPB: Building a Collection of Financial Education Materials at a Library Near You

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 […]

Helpful Consumer Complaint Template

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 […]

Staying in a Hotel Soon? Scam Information from the FTC

Staying in a Hotel Soon? Scam Information from the FTC

Booking a hotel stay for a summer vacation? Before you check in, check out how scammers try to take advantage of travelers.

The late night call from the front desk

You think you’re getting a late-night call from the front desk telling you there’s a […]