Webinar: Payday Loans: How to Stop the Cycle of Advances

Webinar: Payday Loans: How to Stop the Cycle of Advances

Date: 10/24/2011
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 7:30 PM

Presenter: Bethany Eggman
Member Education Program Manager – Bay Area

Webinar Description:
When you need help with unexpected bills, emergencies or other immediate cash needs, Golden 1 offers an alternative to traditional payday cash-advances services. Join us for a discussion about our Lifeline . . . → Read More: Webinar: Payday Loans: How to Stop the Cycle of Advances

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Sacramento CBO Opening Doors Partners with Bank on Sacramento to Provide Financial Education Workshops

Bank On Sacramento

Sacramento Community Based Organization Opening Doors Partners with Bank on Sacramento to Provide Financial Education Workshops

Opening Doors

Opening Doors is a Bank on Sacramento community based organization (CBO) partner. They have conducted a financial education workshop every month as part of their partnership. Opening Doors partnered with Bank on Sacramento because they knew there was . . . → Read More: Sacramento CBO Opening Doors Partners with Bank on Sacramento to Provide Financial Education Workshops

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2nd Day of SF Financial Advice Line: Free

San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment presents: SF Financial Advice Line: Free Financial Crisis Help and Money Advice

Sept 27-28, 4pm to 8pm (both days), San Francisco
In San Francisco Dial 2-1-1

Mayor Edwin M. Lee and Treasurer Jose Cisneros today announced “SF Financial Advice Line,” a two-day telephone hotline connecting San Francisco families to free, real-time, financial crisis . . . → Read More: 2nd Day of SF Financial Advice Line: Free

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Case Study Kindergarten to College (K2C)

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Case Study

Kindergarten to College (K2C)
A First-in-the-Nation Initiative to Set All Kindergartners on the Path to College
 
New research shows that children with savings accounts will be up to seven times more likely to attend college than those without an account. This is true regardless of the family’s income, race, or educational attainment.

San Francisco’s  Kindergarten to College (K2C) . . . → Read More: Case Study Kindergarten to College (K2C)

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Request for Comments: Treasury’s Office of Financial Education and Financial Access (OFEFA)

Request for Comments:
Due November 14, 2011

The Department of the Treasury issued a notice inviting comments from the public regarding how the Treasury’s Office of Financial Education and Financial Access (OFEFA) can design, implement and administer certain financial access activities authorized in section 1204 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (the Act), to . . . → Read More: Request for Comments: Treasury’s Office of Financial Education and Financial Access (OFEFA)

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Events: The Health-Wealth Connection (Oakland and Los Angeles)

The Health-Wealth Connection
Understanding the Impact of Medical Debt

Tuesday, September 27, 2011
8:30 am – 12:00 pm
FRBSF Los Angeles Branch
950 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA

or

Wednesday, September 28, 2011
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
East Bay Community Foundation
200 Frank H Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA

Over two million Californians have medical debt. These residents find it difficult to access needed health care or affordable . . . → Read More: Events: The Health-Wealth Connection (Oakland and Los Angeles)

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Greater Sacramento Financial Planning Day

Greater Sacramento Financial Planning Day
Saturday, October 8, 2011
9:00 am – 3:00 pm
West Sacramento City Hall

City of West Sacramento and the Financial Planning Association of Northern California invite you to attend Greater Sacramento Financial Planning Day on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the West Sacramento City Hall, where you’ll be able . . . → Read More: Greater Sacramento Financial Planning Day

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New and Improved OnGuardOnline Website – FTC

 

FTC Announces New and Improved OnGuardOnline Website

Want to know more about Internet safety and security? Visit the new and improved OnGuardOnline.gov for practical tips and resources on how to be safe, secure and responsible online. Created through a partnership of 16 federal agencies led by the Federal Trade Commission, it’s a great source of free information . . . → Read More: New and Improved OnGuardOnline Website – FTC

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Confronting Elder Financial Exploitation Senior & Professional Symposium

Confronting Elder Financial Exploitation
Senior & Professional Symposium
11th ANNUAL NATIONAL SUMMIT

Wednesday November 2, 2011
The Center at Cathedral Plaza
555 West Temple Street, Los Angeles, California 90012-2707
8:30am – 3:00pm
3.0 MCLE Credits (approval pending)

 

Register Online

Conference Agenda

Sponsors

 

 

 

 

Special Guest Speaker:
Mickey Rooney, Honorary Chair
Master of Ceremonies:
Honorable Kim R. Hubbard

Presented by Elder Financial Protection Network
On Wednesday November 2, 2011, Elder Financial Protection Network (EFPN) . . . → Read More: Confronting Elder Financial Exploitation Senior & Professional Symposium

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Increase Your Credit Savvy With These 5 Resources

From the WA DFI Blog, Money Talks.

Increase Your Credit Savvy With These 5 Resources

There are many great resources out there to help you learn more about credit and credit scores. Below are five that we pulled from our bookmarks that we think you should know about.

1. FICO – FICO is the credit score that many major . . . → Read More: Increase Your Credit Savvy With These 5 Resources

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