California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

The California State Controller’s primary job is to guard the state’s fiscal health. However, State Controller Betty Yee is equally concerned about the financial – and physical – well-being of individual Californians. She has compiled resources to help people […]

FDIC, SBA Announce Enhanced Money Smart for Small Business Curriculum

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced enhancements to Money Smart for Small Business, a resource that provides practical guidance for starting and managing a small business.

Money Smart for Small Business, a free curriculum available on the FDIC website, was jointly developed by the FDIC and […]

BBB: “Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection,” a webcast from CFPB Servicemember Affairs

“Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection,” a webcast from CFPB Servicemember Affairs

This production provides tips and information about ways to communicate with debt collectors. Includes resources from CFPB that you can use in dealing with debt collectors. http://bit.ly/2dl5TaO

From the BBB – Top Five Tips for Preventing Scams

Our Top Five Tips for Preventing Scams September 15, 2016 This month, BBB’s Scam Alerts turn five years old. What have we learned over the past half decade? A lot, it turns out. To celebrate the anniversary, we are sharing our top five tips for spotting a scam.

Scam Alert’s Top Five Tips:

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Financial Planning Days 2016

Come to a Financial Planning Day in your area and get free, one-on-one advice from Certified Financial Planner™ professionals on a wide range of personal finance topics: Budgeting Credit & Debt Investing Retirement Taxes Homeownership Estate Planning Insurance Employee Benefits Education Savings Small Business … and many more!

You can also attend informative classroom […]

CalHFA: Final Week For Free Homebuyer Education

Final Week For Free Homebuyer Education

CalHFA is celebrating National Homeownership Month by offering its homebuyer education course for free until June 30. Visit our homebuyer education page, and get signed up for the five-hour course.

Homebuyer education certificates are good for a full year, so whether you are buying now […]

Teach Children to Save Day

Teach Children to Save Day was on April 29, 2016 The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) participated in the annual Teach Children to Save Day on Friday, April 29, 2016. Alana Golden, Director for Education and Outreach read a book by It’s a Habit, Sammy’s Big Dream and Sammy’s Big Day, with questions and […]

Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol a Success!

Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol a Success!

Thank you to Assemblymember Matthew Dababneh for sponsoring the event.

Thank you to California State Controller Betty Yee for participating.

Thank you to all of the exhibitors and attendees.

To partner with DBO’s Education […]

Jump$tart with Biz Kids$ – Downloadable Curriculum for Teachers, Parents

Jump$tart with Biz Kids$ -Teachers of financial literacy, lend us your ears!

Download the Full Curriculum

Financial LiteracyChapter 1Episode 301 clips » Your Financial FutureChapter 2Episode 106 clips » Income and CareersChapter 3Episode 210 clips » Saving and InvestingChapter 4Episode 118 clips » Understanding Your PaycheckChapter 5Episode 125 clips » Understanding Income and ExpensesChapter […]

Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) Annual Speech Competition – “Credit Union Strong”

Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE)

“Credit Union Strong”

Annual Speech Competition

On Thursday, April 21, 2016 the Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) hosted their annual speech competition. Representatives from various Sacramento Greater Area credit unions write and present a speech based on the year’s theme, Credit Union Strong. Nine speeches made it to […]