We are included in MediaplanetUSA’s Financial Literacy campaign!

We recently participated in MediaplanetUSA’s Financial Literacy campaign where we united with likeminded industry leaders to educate and empower Americans to take action in managing their own personal finances by providing them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make responsible financial decisions on matters of proper budgeting, retirement savings, managing investments and avoiding […]

Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) Annual Speech Competition

Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE)

“Wild About Saving”

Annual Speech Competition

The speech competition was held on April 16th. This year’s theme was based on the 2015 National Youth Involvement Week theme – Wild About Saving.

One of the best ways to help young Californians reach their goals is to encourage […]

National Retirement Planning Week® 2015 Announced

National Retirement Planning Week® 2015 Announced

National Retirement Planning Week® 2015, a national effort to help consumers focus on their financial needs in retirement, will run from April 13-17. Materials are now available for NRPC members to use help support the week and promote the importance of retirement planning.

Click HERE to access the partners […]

FTC: Top blog posts of 2014

FTC: Top blog posts of 2014

It’s that time of year when everyone’s compiling their Best of 2014 list. We didn’t want to miss the fun so here’s our own list of the 10 Most Read Consumer Blog Posts of 2014.

10. Is that debt collector for real? told you about a company the courts […]

CFPB Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor – Guías gratuitas sobre cómo administrar el dinero de otras personas

CFPB Oficina para la Protección Financiera del Consumidor

Guías gratuitas sobre cómo administrar el dinero de otras personas

Millones de estadounidenses administran el dinero o las propiedades de un familiar o amigo que no puede pagar sus facturas o tomar decisiones financieras por sí mismo. Esto puede ser una tarea abrumadora. A la misma […]

New CFPB Resources in Spanish for Senior Advocates – Announcing Money Smart para Adultos Mayores (Older Adults)

The CFPB in partnership with the FDIC released the Spanish version of Money Smart today via their blog, see http://www.consumerfinance.gov/blog/resources-in-spanish-that-could-help-thousands-of-older-hispanics-spot-financial-exploitation-and-scams/. The blog has links to the guides.

Below you will find direct links to each guide and PowerPoint files to support group presentations of the new curriculum.

Money Smart para Adultos Mayores — Prevenir la […]

Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund)

Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund The U.S. Treasury Department today marked 20 years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), which to date has resulted in $2 billion in monetary awards to community-based financial institutions, $525 million in new bond guarantees, and $40 billion in tax credits […]

Jump$tart 2014 National Educator Conference at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles

California Jump$tart Coalition is sponsoring 35 classroom teachers to attend the Jump$tart 2014 National Educator Conference at the Omni Hotel in Los Angeles, November 8-10, 2014.

Will you be one of our scholarship recipients?

Scholarship recipients will receive:

Conference registration fee ($425 value including hotel accommodations for two nights and all conference meals). Reimbursement of […]

2014 Financial Planning Day in October – Mark your calendars and find an event near you!

2014 Financial Planning Day

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:

Investing Retirement Taxes Homeownership Estate Planning Insurance Employee Benefits Education Savings Small Business … and many more!

You can also attend informative […]

FDIC Announces Youth Savings Pilot Program

FDIC Announces Youth Savings Pilot Program

The FDIC announces the launch of a pilot program to identify and highlight promising approaches to offering financial education tied to the opening of safe, low-cost savings accounts to school-aged children. This pilot will consist of FDIC-insured financial institutions that have entered, or intend to enter, working relationships with […]