New Law Helps Put Kids From Low-Income and Middle Class Families

New Law Helps Put Kids From Low-Income and Middle Class Families

on Path to Higher Learning

Governor Brown Signs Every Kid Counts Act to Incentivize California Families

to Save for College with ScholarShare

 

SACRAMENTO – Low- to moderate-income California families will get help saving for college thanks to legislation supported by State […]

CA Asset Building Coalition Event Update: Agenda

From Getting By to Getting Ahead:

Paving the Way for Financial Success in California

A statewide symposium to support asset building programs and policies in California

December 4, 2012

8 am – 4 pm

Holiday Inn Fresno Downtown 1055 Van Ness Avenue, Fresno, CA 93721

Registration […]

Protect Your Identity Week: Events in California

Protect Your Identity Week: October 20-27

Events in California

Protect Your Identity Day 2001 F Street Bakersfield, CA 93301 10/20/12 at 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

FREE and SECURE Shredding and e-waste recycling. SECURELY recycle computers, cell phones and other electronics that store personal data. Enter a chance to wind Talladeg Frights tickets. Get […]

What is Crowdfunding?

Crowdfunding

The Internet has become an inexpensive and easy way for individuals and businesses to raise money for their activities. Congress recently passed the JOBS Act, which directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to create rules exempting crowdfunding from the securities registration laws. Once implemented these rules will remove restrictions […]

2012 National Financial Capability Challenge – Participation Statistics National and California

2012 National Financial Capability Challenge – Participation Statistics

Total number of students: 80,024

National average score: 69%

Number of perfect scores: 583

Number of students in top 20 percent: 18,518

Total number of participating educators: 2,074

Total number of participating public (NCES) schools: 1,525

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

Happy California Financial Literacy Month!

Happy California Financial Literacy Month!

2012 Theme: Helping Californians Make Informed Financial Decisions

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Reverse Mortgages – Is One Right For You?

Reverse Mortgages – Is One Right For You?

The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) released a new brochure this week on reverse mortgages. The 52-page brochure explains the pros and cons of reverse mortgages, a loan product geared towards senior citizens.

What is a Reverse Mortgage? When is a Reverse Mortgage right for you? […]

CAFLM Blog will Feature a Financial Literacy Program Every Day in March

In preparation of California Financial Literacy Month, April 2012, the CAFLM blog will feature a financial literacy program, service, or resource every day during the month of March. We did this last year with excellent results. Note: the CAFLM blog has had over a million hits since it was launched in August 2010.

If […]

Home Preservation Events by Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo is conducting a series of Home Preservation Workshops as part of their Leading the Way Home program.

Locations, Dates and Other Details

Sacramento, California

February 8 – 9, 2012 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Sacramento Convention Center

Hall D & C

1400 J Street

Sacramento, […]

2012 Financial Literacy Events, Initiatives and Resources

2012 Financial Literacy Events, Initiatives and Resources

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EVENTS (Through April 2012)

InvestWrite Essay Competition Nationwide The Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association Foundation (SIFMA) needs volunteers to score essays for its InvestWrite national student essay competition. Judging is done entirely online, without phone calls […]