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, […]

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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FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week

Tax identity thieves and IRS imposters are ready for tax season, whether you are or not. Find out how to protect yourself, and what to do if someone you know becomes a victim, during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 30 through February 3.

What is tax identity theft? It happens when someone uses […]

Scam Alerts from the FTC – News Scams in 2017 and List of 2016 Scams

Scam Alerts from the FTC

Crooks use clever schemes to defraud millions of people every year. They often combine sophisticated technology with age-old tricks to get people to send money or give out personal information. They add new twists to old schemes and pressure people to make important decisions on the spot. One thing that […]

FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017

FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017

National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is around the corner! The annual event – March 5-11, 2017 – is a time to help people understand their consumer rights, make well-informed decisions about money, and spot scams.

Thinking about hosting an event? Our new feature page has […]

California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection

The California State Controller’s primary job is to guard the state’s fiscal health. However, State Controller Betty Yee is equally concerned about the financial – and physical – well-being of individual Californians. She has compiled resources to help people […]

ICYMI – CFPB takes action against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against three reverse mortgage companies for deceptive advertisements, including claiming that consumers could not lose their homes. The CFPB is ordering American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions, and Aegean Financial to cease deceptive advertising practices, implement systems to ensure […]

Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military

 

Mortgage Refinancing Scams Prey on Military

 

November 10, 2016 Service men and women are, unfortunately, often the targets of scams. One con that preys on military members is predatory lending, when unscrupulous companies use false promises to trick borrowers into bad loans.

 

How the Scam Works:

You get an offer – […]

FTC Military Consumer Toolkit

For military folks, financial decisions can have long-term effects on family life, security clearance, and mission readiness. In fact, the Department of Defense (DoD) has said that financial readiness is a critical part of the force’s mission readiness. It makes sense: when you know how to manage your money – and how to spot a […]