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 […]

Are You Eligible for the Federal EITC?

Are You Eligible for the Federal EITC?

Follow the chart attached to see if you are eligible for the federal Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when ling as Single.

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GO-Biz to Host Small Business Summit in San Francisco – January 19, 2016

GO-Biz to Host Small Business Summit in San Francisco – January 19, 2016

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) today announced that it is hosting a Small Business Summit in San Francisco as part of an ongoing series of events throughout the state to help small business owners and entrepreneurs access […]

New Website Resource for Senior Investors: ServeOurSeniors.org

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You’ve worked hard throughout your lifetime to build retirement security. As your first line of defense against investment fraud, NASAA members know scam artists will try to prey on seniors by offering “too good to be true” investment schemes. Education and awareness are your […]

CalEITC4me – New California Earned Income Tax Credit

Fostering economic opportunity and financial security for California’s working families and individuals

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A new state tax credit will help working families. Learn about this new state tax credit Find out what is the CalEITC and the benefits of the credit and more.

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FTC: What to know about the new credit and debit chip cards

FTC: What to know about the new credit and debit chip cards

Coming to a wallet near you: new credit and debit chip cards. They’re part of a nationwide shift by major card issuers to offer added security against fraud. The new cards look like your old cards with one exception: they have a small […]

Healthy Kids Day 2015 – Resource Fair in Sacramento

You’re invited to a FREE community event!

Healthy Kids Day 2015

Brought to you by Sacramento Covered

SATURDAY, Oct 3, 2015 FROM 10A.M. TO 3P.M.

SLEEP TRAIN ARENA

One Sports Parkway, Sacramento, CA 95834

(FREE PARKING)

FREE resources for all ages:

Medical, dental & vision services Farmers’ Market* Flu shots for all ages* Healthy lunch* […]

Advanced password tips and tricks from the FTC

Advanced password tips and tricks

Time to create another password? Make it a secure one. A little extra attention when you create a strong password can prevent an attacker from getting access to your account.

Your password should be long, complex, and unique. Here are additional steps you can take to help create strong passwords […]

Older consumers “seniors” can tell debt collectors: “My benefits are protected from garnishment.”

Did you know that Social Security and VA benefits are generally protected from garnishment to pay a debt to a private person or company? Most debt collectors can’t garnish money in your bank account to pay a debt.

You can download a CFPB fact sheet from the Consumer Advisory: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/blog/consumer-advisory-your-benefits-are-protected-from-garnishment/

Here’s how the federal protection […]

Photo Gallery: California Financial Literacy Resource Fair – State Capitol – April 23, 2015

Photo Gallery: California Financial Literacy Resource Fair – State Capitol – April 23, 2015

The annual California Financial Literacy Resource Fair is a public event to highlight the resources available to Californians regarding affordable financial services, free tax assistance, smart money management, and avoiding financial fraud and scams. This event also connects people with information […]