FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back

FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back Company paid $586 million to settle charges

The Federal Trade Commission is alerting consumers who lost money to scammers who told them to pay via Western Union’s money transfer system between January […]

Help for Victims of the October 1, 2017 Las Vegas Attack

Help for Victims of the October 1, 2017 Las Vegas Attack

The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) can help pay bills and expenses that resulting from violent crime. Victims of crime who have been injured or have been threatened with injury may be eligible for help.

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If you or a family member […]

California Survivors of Las Vegas Mass Shooting Can Apply To State for Help

California Survivors of Las Vegas Mass Shooting Can Apply To State for Help

Residents Eligible for Mental Health Treatment, Medical Expenses, Funeral and Burial and More

Sacramento, CA — mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on Sunday, October 1 in Las Vegas to contact them at 1-800-777-9229 for assistance, guidance and […]

FTC:The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

FTC: The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do SHARE THIS PAGE Facebook Twitter Linked-In From the Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, […]

Resource Fair and Brown Bag Retirement Savings Workshop in San Francisco on August 2

DBO is hosting a Financial Resource Fair in San Francisco, CA CPUC Courtyard, San Francisco Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM See flyer at… http://www.dbo.ca.gov/consumers/Education_Outreach/DBO_Education_and_Outreach_Events.asp

Nervous about retirement planning?

Join us! And bring your lunch!

CalHR Saving Plus 401k/457 Retirement workshop: Saving for the Future […]

DBO Education and Outreach Events in Oakland, San Francisco and Fresno (and San Diego coming soon!)

Join the Department of Business Oversight (DBO) at financial education and outreach events throughout the state. The events provide an opportunity for local community-based organizations, financial institutions, and government agencies to collaborate regarding financial education, consumer protection and community outreach.

Expert insight on financial education campaigns, events, and free financial education resources… • Banking, […]

SAVE THE DATE: California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair in Sacramento

 

SAVE THE DATE:

California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair Monday, April 17 11 am – 1 pm State Capitol, South Steps Sacramento

Visit exhibitors and receive free information about: Saving Credit Homeownership Insurance Consumer Protection and more!

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CFPB: What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo

Posted by the CFPB.

If you were one of the thousands of people who incurred fees as a result of an unauthorized Wells Fargo account, the CFPB has ordered Wells Fargo to refund all of your money. Some payments have already been made; others will be sent in the coming months. Affected customers are not […]

FCC: Data breaches and you – a new video

Data breaches and you – a new video

By the FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education

Another data breach. And this time, it’s your personal information. Take a deep breath. Then check out this new video from the FTC.

Go to https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/data-breaches-and-you-new-video?utm_source=govdelivery

The video walks you through the steps to take if your information […]

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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