10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers

10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers The basics on how to protect your personal information and your money

En Español https://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/esp/cnsum17/scams.html

The FDIC often hears from bank customers who believe they may be the victims of financial fraud or theft, and our staff members provide information on where and how to report suspicious activity. To help […]

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend to be affiliated with a government agency.

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend to be affiliated with a government agency.

Federal government agencies, including the SEC, do […]

The Military Consumer Toolkit for Personal Financial Managers and other counselors

The Military Consumer Toolkit for Personal Financial Managers and other counselors

Military life comes with transitions. Each relocation, promotion, and change in duty status brings the need to make money-related decisions. Servicemembers’ financial decisions can have long-term effects on their family life, mission readiness, and security clearance.

Working with the Department of Defense (DoD) and […]

Scams and the Military: The Top 10 Most Risky (from the Council of Better Business Bureaus)

Scams and the Military: The Top 10 Most Risky

Military families and veterans have long been recognized as being at increased risk of being targeted by scammers. The steady paychecks and relative youth of active-duty military personnel may make them particularly vulnerable. Our BBB Scam Tracker scam reporting tool gives us up-to-the-minute information on trends […]

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, […]

July is designated as National Military Consumer Protection Month!

July is designated as National Military Consumer Protection Month!

Make each day of this Military Consumer Protection Month a step forward on your path to being a smarter and safer consumer by exploring the resources below:

Military Consumer is a joint initiative by federal and state agencies, consumer advocates, and military support groups from […]

California Financial Resource Fair at the State Capitol on June 16

California Financial Resource Fair at the State Capitol on June 16

Thank you to all the agencies that participated in this year’s resource fair.

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California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair and Savings Plus Workshop on April 24 in Los Angeles

As April is National Financial Literacy month. The DBO Education and Outreach team is hosting a California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair (see attached flyer). When: Monday, April 24, 2017 10 am – 2 pm Where: Ronald Reagan State Building Atrium 300 South Spring Street Los Angeles, CA 90013

During the […]

SAVE THE DATE! Financial Literacy Month Workshops in Sacramento and Los Angeles

SAVE THE DATE!

Financial Literacy Month

Workshops

April 18 • Sacramento

CalHR

1515 S Street, Sacramento

10 a.m. — 11 a.m.

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April 24 • Los Angeles

Ronald Reagan Building

300 S Spring St, Los Angeles, […]