SAVE THE DATE! Financial Education Workshop in Sacramento

Financial Education Workshop

Speaker: Anita R. Johnson, Financial Psychologist

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March 14, 2018 Robertson Community Center 3525 Norwood Ave. Sacramento, CA 95838 6:00pm – 8:00pm

National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a time to help people understand their consumer rights and make well-informed decisions […]

FDIC Encourages Consumers of All Ages to Set and Achieve Savings Goals

America Saves Week is February 26 – March 3, 2018

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today is encouraging people to use America Saves Week as an opportunity to develop, or review their progress toward, financial goals.

FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg said, “During America Saves Week, financial institutions and their community partners collaborate […]

California Retirement Savings Program Now Called CalSavers

California State Treasurer John Chiang announced that the Secure Choice Retirement Savings Program, which will provide retirement security to nearly 6.8 million private sector workers, has a new name: CalSavers.

“The name CalSavers truly reflects what this program is all about — providing an opportunity for millions of Californians to easily save for retirement […]


Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. South Natomas Community Center 2921 Truxel Road Sacramento, CA 95833

FREE workshop, “Finding Your Financial Freedom,” led by Anita Johnson, financial psychologist, entrepreneur, and founder of Money Wisdom for Women.

This interactive workshop provides practical tools and hands-on activities designed to help you arrange your […]

2nd Annual Scholar Dollars Program – Enroll or Vote for a School

2nd Annual Scholar Dollars Program to Support K-8 Public and Charter Schools – $300,000 grant program provides funding for extracurricular activities vital to a well-rounded education

An important part of a young person’s education happens outside the classroom—in extracurricular activities like sports, music or computer lab. But California school districts, facing tight budgets, have found […]

CFPB: Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach

If you were one of the many servicemembers and their families affected by the recent Equifax data breach, it is time for you to secure your identity. Thankfully, active duty servicemembers have special tools at their disposal, like active duty alerts or a security freeze, to reduce the risk of identity theft.


California Jump$tart Coalition – Call for Board Members

CALL FOR BOARD MEMBERS Your support of the California Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy is much appreciated. At the moment, we have nearly 3,900 individuals on our mailing lists who care about and are involved in efforts to improve the financial literacy of California’s youth. Every day we see the growing impact […]

URGENT: Attorney General Becerra Reminds Victims of Western Union Wire Fraud Scams to Apply for Refunds ***DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR REFUNDS EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2018***

URGENT: Attorney General Becerra Reminds Victims of Western Union Wire Fraud Scams to Apply for Refunds


California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today reminded Californians who were the victims of wire fraud via Western Union to submit a claim in order to be considered for a […]

Top Ten Scams of 2017

Top ten scams of 2017 Bogus Internet merchandise sales continue to bedevil consumers, top complaint list.

In 2017, for the fifth consecutive year, the National Consumers League’s received more complaints about Internet merchandise scams than any other type of fraud, making up nearly one-third (29.39%) of complaints received.

Read the full report here.


AARP to Launch BankSafe Financial Exploitation Identification Training California One of Twelve States Selected for Pilot Launch

California financial institutions have an opportunity to be on the frontlines of combating financial exploitation in our state. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has partnered with more than 200 experts from banks and credit unions across the country to develop BankSafe, a first-of-its-kind, free training program that empowers frontline employees to identify […]