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

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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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 […]

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 […]

Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources – Featuring Community College Foundation eBus mobile computer lab

Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources

The importance of financial literacy and financial education efforts will be highlighted at the annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol. Booths from the Department of Business Oversight and other State agencies and organizations will provide free materials and information […]

Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future

Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future Content Highlights A Financial Warmup Your Savings Fitness Dream How’s Your Financial Fitness? Avoiding Financial Setbacks Boost Your Financial Performance Strengthening Your Fitness Plan Personal Financial Fitness Maximizing Your Workout Potential Employer Fitness Program Financial Fitness for the Self-Employed A Lifetime of Financial Growth […]

National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) 2016

NCPW 2016

The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) encourages all Californians to observe National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) from March 6 through 12. In recognition, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has issued a proclamation that stresses the importance of giving consumers the knowledge and skills they need to make safe and successful financial choices. […]

Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov

Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov

Millions of people are affected by identity theft each year. It might start with a mysterious credit card charge, a bill you don’t recognize, or a letter from the IRS that says you already got your refund — even though you didn’t.

If someone […]