CFPB Helping Consumers Prepare for Delays in Receiving Tax Refunds

Starting this tax season, consumers who claim the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) or the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) on their income tax returns may have to wait longer than in previous years to receive their tax refund. Due to a new law, the IRS will not start […]

America Saves New Partner Packet: Ring in the New Year with a New Financial You

Another election season is behind us and one thing is for sure, many people are uncertain of what their financial situation will be in the coming years. What doesn’t change is the fact that people still need to have money saved to pay for unexpected expenses and even more to realize their savings goals. […]

Free Holiday Budget Printable – America Saves

Free Holiday Budget Printable – America Saves

Free Holiday Budget Printable Print Email

It’s the season of giving! If last year is any indication, you can expect to spend a budget busting $800 or more on gifts. And then there’s the plane ticket back home, party dresses, tinsel, wrapping paper, the holiday roast, and […]

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 […]

FTC Military Consumer Toolkit

For military folks, financial decisions can have long-term effects on family life, security clearance, and mission readiness. In fact, the Department of Defense (DoD) has said that financial readiness is a critical part of the force’s mission readiness. It makes sense: when you know how to manage your money – and how to spot a […]

CFPB announces 30 new Your Money, Your Goals partners to help low-income consumers – Including City of Los Angeles

CFPB announces 30 new Your Money, Your Goals partners to help low-income consumers – The City of Los Angeles was added as a public entity partner Original article posted on CFPB website

We’re working to expand the reach of Your Money, Your Goals to more consumers, so we’ve selected 30 new organizations […]

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:


Money as You Grow Book Club

Money as You Grow book club

Start here to find popular books for children ages 4 to 10 that you can read together and discuss. Our book list and guides can help you get started reading and talking about money choices like saving, spending, and more.

About the book club

The Money as […]

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 […]