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. […]

CFED: CSAs Build Students’ College Savings and Aspirations

CSAs Build Students’ College Savings and Aspirations

The data from the 2016 Assets & Opportunity Scorecard is out, and seven years after the recession, financial insecurity is still the norm for too many American families. Take, for example, liquid asset poverty. More than 40% of all American households are “liquid asset poor,” meaning they […]

FDIC Announces Upcoming Community Affairs Webinar for Financial Institutions: Savings Strategies During ASW2016

FDIC Announces Upcoming Community Affairs Webinar for Financial Institutions: Savings Strategies During America Saves Week 2016

The FDIC’s Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection (DCP) Community Affairs Branch will host a webinar titled Help Encourage Individuals and Families to Save on February 3, 2016, from 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EST). The webinar will highlight […]

Update about JoinBankOn.org

And Update about JoinBankOn.org

 

Dear Bank On partners,

The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund (CFE Fund) is leading a national movement that supports local Bank On coalition efforts to expand banking access for consumers outside the financial mainstream. As part of our efforts, we are excited to launch a new online home for Bank […]

Bank On National Account Standards Event

Online Financial Education with EverFi!

Last week, EverFi published the results of their financial education efforts in schools across California for the 2014-2015 school year.

A few highlights:

74,000+ hours of financial education statewide 91% average increase in knowledge gain from pre-assessment to post-assessment for 16,748 students statewide 116% increase in % of students that are prepared to check their […]

Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Frequently Asked Questions

The OCC, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the FDIC, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued “Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Related […]