FDIC 2011 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked

 

FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the results of its 2011 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households, a comprehensive survey on the unbanked and underbanked in the United States. The survey indicates that more than one in four U.S. households (28.3%) […]

Another Great Edition! Summer 2011 FDIC Consumer News

The Summer 2011 edition of FDIC Consumer News is now available. Excellent information on preparing for disasters, including how banks are required to prepare for disasters. Also inside is information on locating old and unused bank accounts, which is interesting and informative as well.

Protecting Your Finances If a Disaster Strikes: Are You Prepared?

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It’s the One-Year Anniversary of the CAFLM Blog!

The CAFLM Blog was launched August 2010. During the first year, the CAFLM Blog had 868,113 desktop hits and 228,071 mobile hits. Thank you for your support!

It’s Out! FDIC Money Smart News – Summer 2011

The FDIC Money Smart News – Summer 2011 was released today.

What’s inside

Wanted: Your Thoughts, Anecdotes About the First 10 Years of Money Smart Money Smart Train-the-Trainer Videos: What’s New GAO Study Features Best Practices Reported in Financial Education Award Winners Announced for Excellence in Serving Low- and Moderate-Income Consumers FDIC Advisory Committee […]

Webinar: Integrating Financial Education into Traditional Family Support Services

Integrating Financial Education into Traditional Family Support Services Tuesday, August 16, 2011 2:00-3:00 EDT

As part of the 2011 CFS Webinar Series, Professor and Associate Director of UW-Madison School of Social Work, Kristi Shook Slack, will discuss the successes and challenges of integrating financial education services into voluntary family support programs. Many traditional […]

Building the CFPB: A Progress Report – CFPB

CFPB report entitled Building the CFPB: A Progress Report

One year ago, Congress passed and President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which created this new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the CFPB). This law establishes a single point of accountability to assure that markets for consumer financial products work for […]

It Takes a Village: Community, Health, Wellness & Resource Fair – Sacramento

It Takes a Village: Community, Health, Wellness & Resource Fair

June 11, 2011, 11 am – 3 pm

North Sacramento United Methodist Church/Bread of Life

650 El Camino Avenue, Sacramento, CA 95815

Participants:

Bank on Sacramento Bloodsource Bread of Life/Volunteers/SITA Carol’s Books Challenging Their Destiny/Dreambuilders City of Sacramento Cover the Kids Dept of Financial Institutions […]

National Financial Capability Challenge – California Statistics

National Financial Capability Challenge – 2011 Statistics for California

State average score: 66.12% (69% nationally)

Number of participating students in the state: 1801 (84,372 nationally)

Number of perfect scores: 13 (563 nationally)

Number of students who scored in the top 20%: 368 (18,192 nationally)

Number of participating public (NCES) schools in the state: 52 […]

National Financial Capability Challenge – Participation Statistics by State

National Financial Capability Challenge – 2011 National Participation Statistics

Total number of students: 84,372

National average score: 69%

Number of perfect scores: 563

Number of students in top 20 percent: 18,192

Total number of participating educators: 2,517

Total number of participating public (NCES) schools: 1,692

Total number of other organizations participating (home schools, after-school […]

Presidential Proclamation — National Financial Literacy Month

We are very pleased to see that President Barack Obama today signed a proclamation in recognition of the 2011 National Financial Literacy Month.

The original location of the President’s Proclamation is on the White House Website.

A Proclamation

Americans’ ability to build a secure future for themselves and their families requires the navigation of […]