Controller Hosts Free Nonprofit and Faith-based Los Angeles County Seminar on August 14

Please Forward to Individuals and Organizations that May Be Interested Controller John Chiang Hosts Free Nonprofit and Faith-based Los Angeles County Seminar on August 14, 2012 Learn the latest updates on new tax regulations, successful financial management, recent accounting developments and specific topics affecting your ability to operate and remain in state and federal compliance.

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Email Safety: To Forward or Not to Forward

To Forward or Not to Forward

The following post was published by the FTC this week with information on email safety and privacy concerns. That is the question. In fact, it’s one of the most common questions we hear from OnGuardOnline.gov visitors.

Email etiquette is important — not only for the sake of your […]

How Can You Help Older Americans Avoid Fraud? Talk About It.

How Can You Help Older Americans Avoid Fraud? Talk About It.

The following is reprinted in part from the FTC’s OnGuardOnline.gov blog. The post was written by Charles Harwood, Deputy Director, Bureau of Consumer Protection.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is a day to learn the signs of elder abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Yesterday, I […]

“FoolProof California” Expands Its Financial Education Program by Partnering with Credit Unions

“FoolProof California” Expands Its Financial Education Program by Partnering with Credit Unions

The consumer advocacy initiative founded and run by seven young people from three countries has expanded its reach in California. FoolProof added $1.9 billion Mission Federal Credit Union in San Diego and $700 million Pacific Marine Credit Union in Oceanside as statewide sponsors […]

Video: Senior Flash Mob – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Video: Senior Flash Mob – World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15 is National World Elder Abuse Awareness Day and to mark the occasion, a group of senior citizens performed a flash mob dance at a supermarket to draw attention to the physical, emotional, financial abuse and exploitation that many seniors […]

Webinar: What could that FREE lunch cost you? — How to Avoid Being Drawn Into Financial Elder Abuse Scams

      What could that FREE lunch cost you? — How to Avoid Being Drawn Into Financial Elder Abuse Scams   Join us for a Webinar on June 27     Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www4.gotomeeting.com/register/793384615   Opening your doors to financial predators may create civil and criminal […]

Wanted: Guest Blogs for America Saves

Wanted: Guest Blogs for America Saves

America Saves is looking for some new guest blogs from savings experts to promote on our website. America Saves is especially interested in blogs that relate to our next theme “Paying Off High Interest Debt.”

If you are interested in guest blogging, please note that they can’t mention or […]

Video: Independent Foreclosure Review

Independent Foreclosure Review

The Federal Reserve recently released a video on the Independent Foreclosure Review. The video aims to help borrowers who believe they were financially harmed during foreclosure processes between 2009 and 2010.

Many borrowers across the country have gone through foreclosure in recent years. Sometimes consumers went through the process with unanswered questions […]

7th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15

 

National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) Invites You to “Take a Stand in the Fight Against Elder Abuse” 7th Annual World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, June 15th, 2012

NCEA urges individuals, families, community groups, organizations, and businesses to “Take A Stand” by participating in elder abuse awareness and prevention efforts. There are many ways […]

CFPB Update: Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam

The following update was provided by the CFPB regarding a previous post warning consumers about a “sweepstakes” scam.

Update: Notice about possible “sweepstakes” scam

Last month we told you about a possible sweepstakes scam and while we continue to investigate, we wanted to update you about a new twist.

Originally, we learned of:

“…phone calls […]