Great interview and discussion with children on allowances, saving and managing money…
Money Matters: How to Teach Your Kids About Spending, Saving and Financial Responsibility – . . . → Read More: Money Matters: How to Teach Your Kids About Spending, Saving and Financial Responsibility – ABC News
The following was posted to the CFPB Blog recently and has great information about credit and the issue of co-signers and co-signing, written specifically for college students.
Co-signing on campus?
Credit card issuers and private student lenders have long had a presence at America’s colleges and universities. In fact, there are more than 1,000 special marketing agreements between credit . . . → Read More: Co-signing on campus? – CFPB Blog
Bank on Sacramento participated in the CSECC Kick-Off Event and Consumer Fair at the Capitol on August 24, 2011.
CSECC Kick-Off and Consumer Fair, Rachel Allard, SAFE Credit Union; Alana Golden, DFI
CSECC Kick-Off and Consumer Fair August 2011
United Way California Capital Region is a Bank On Partner
Bank on Sacramento representatives participated in today’s California State . . . → Read More: Bank on Sacramento at CSECC Kick-Off Event at the Capitol
The California Office of Privacy Protection (COPP) released a report detailing a year-long effort to clear innocent children’s damaged credit ratings. The report highlights 247 instances where credit accounts were reported in the identities of Los Angeles County foster children, including in one case, a home loan.
A foster child’s sensitive information passes through many hands, which can . . . → Read More: Report: A Better Start: Clearing Up Credit Records for California Foster Children – Office of Privacy Protection
Survey: Redefining the American Dream
– Nearly Half of U.S. Adults Say Top Financial Goal is Having Enough Money for Retirement
A new survey from the National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) finds that almost half of American adults say the financial goal that is most important to them is having enough money for retirement.
Forty-seven percent of U.S. . . . → Read More: NEFE Survey: Redefining the American Dream
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 . . . → Read More: It’s the One-Year Anniversary of the CAFLM Blog!
National Foundation for Credit Counseling
– Fifth Annual Financial Literacy Survey Results
The results of the NFCC’s fifth annual Financial Literacy Survey suggest that Americans may be shedding some of the more conservative spending habits they adopted during “The Great Recession” while still acknowledging that they may lack the know-how to make sound financial decisions. Whether it is . . . → Read More: NFCC’s Fifth Annual Financial Literacy Survey Results
Financial Sense to White Picket Fence: Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, and Beyond
The California Community College Real Estate Education Center (REEC) located at the City College of San Francisco announced the recent publication of Financial Sense to White Picket Fence: Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, and Beyond. The 140-page, illustrated guide provides consumer protection, personal finance, and residential real estate assistance . . . → Read More: Publication: Financial Sense to White Picket Fence: Budgeting, Borrowing, Buying, and Beyond
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
In today’s American Banker Association’s Spirit of Banking newsletter, Jump$tart Regional Director Daniel Hebert discusses his thoughts on banks accessing classrooms to teach financial education.
Top Tips for Getting Your Bank Access to Area Schools
– From Jump$tart Regional Director Daniel Hebert
It’s a hurdle that all financial education volunteers have to cross: how to effectively reach out to . . . → Read More: Top Tips for Getting Your Bank Access to Area Schools – ABA and Jump$tart