Prepare Your Finances for Emergencies

CFPB Blog: Prepare Your Finances for Emergencies

Original article available on the CFPB Website.

Hurricane Sandy reminded us that disasters – storms, fires, floods, earthquakes – can happen to anyone, and when they do you have little time to react.If you had to leave your home in an emergency, you would only have minutes to choose what stays and what goes, and . . . → Read More: Prepare Your Finances for Emergencies

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Sammy Rabbit and It’s A Habit! – Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month – April 2012

Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month – April 2012

The CAFLM Blog will feature a financial literacy program every day in March (and possibly extending into April) to highlight California Financial Literacy Month, April 2012. To feature your financial literacy program, see the CAFLM Blog post dated January 31, 2012.

Today we are highlighting…

Sammy . . . → Read More: Sammy Rabbit and It’s A Habit! – Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month – April 2012

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It is time to head back to school and I have a question for you – do you have rhythm? From Sammy

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Do You Have Rhythm?
- A special post from Sammy, It’s a Habit

Hello to All My Friends!

It’s time to head back to school and I have a question for you – do you have rhythm? According to the dictionary, the word rhythm can mean a typical pattern of movement or an activity in which some action repeats regularly. . . . → Read More: It is time to head back to school and I have a question for you – do you have rhythm? From Sammy

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Financial Tools from Military America Saves!

America Saves Tools

Whether you keep your money in a bank account or cookie tin (caution: it’s not insured in a cookie tin or under your mattress), you can use the Saver’s Tool to make a savings plan and track your progress. Launch Tool

SaveAndInvest.org

Manage your money with confidence. SaveAndInvest.org is your source for objective answers and unbiased . . . → Read More: Financial Tools from Military America Saves!

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Online Course: It’s Your Paycheck! – FRB St. Louis

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis’ “It’s Your Paycheck!” course introduces users to a variety of personal finance topics, such as budgeting, saving, and credit reports. The interactive lessons explain the Internal Revenue Service’s Form W-2 and Form W-4, pay-day loans, and other important topics.

It’s Your Paycheck! is designed to introduce personal finance content. Course . . . → Read More: Online Course: It’s Your Paycheck! – FRB St. Louis

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Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day

Yesterday was Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day at the DFI Office in Sacramento. For several years, we have combined this special day designed to help children explore careers with California Financial Literacy Month (CAFLM).

Participants learned about managing money with the help of Sammy the Rabbit. We read Sammy’s Big Dream (Author: Sam Renick, It’s a . . . → Read More: Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work Day

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California Financial Literacy Month Information Fair – April 19

What: California Financial Literacy Month Information Fair

When: April 19, 2011 – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Where: State Capitol, North Steps, Sacramento, California

The information fair will highlight the 11th annual California Financial Literacy Month and bring together state and federal agencies and financial literacy organizations. This coordinated consumer education campaign encourages individuals throughout the state to take . . . → Read More: California Financial Literacy Month Information Fair – April 19

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Teach Children to Save

The following originally appeared in the American Bankers Association’s Spirit Alert e-newsletter.

Teach Children to Save

Tomorrow we’ll join you and more than 1,200 banks across the country in celebrating 15 years of Teach Children to Save. We wanted to wish you good luck with your presentations and give you a few last-minute tips before you head out. . . . → Read More: Teach Children to Save

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Featured Financial Literacy Program – It’s a Habit! Sammy the Rabbit

It’s A Habit!

WHAT WE DO:

The It’s a Habit! Company, Inc. (IAHC) publishes strategic children books, music, lesson plans, and training guides around its main character-Sammy Rabbit! It also conducts strategic live author and character appearances, workshops, and seminars. Strategic means educational, entertaining, and engaging. The IAHC/Sammy motto is: CHANGING CHILDREN AND FAMILY LIVES ONE HABIT AND . . . → Read More: Featured Financial Literacy Program – It’s a Habit! Sammy the Rabbit

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Expecting a Tax Refund?

The CAFLM blog thought about listing things that we suggest not to do with a tax refund, but saw that Frugal Dad, using resources in part from Kiplinger Personal Finance magazine, blogged about things to do with your tax refund and we liked that. So here it is… We think you’ll find the list to be informative, educational and entertaining!

16 Ways Not . . . → Read More: Expecting a Tax Refund?

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