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 information: http://cabcassetbuilding2012.eventbrite.com/#
Please reference the California Asset Building . . . → Read More: CA Asset Building Coalition Event Update: Agenda
“Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest
Do you know a student with a savings story to share? The U.S. Department of the Treasury wants to hear about it!
To enter a submission to this challenge, visit the contest Facebook page: www.facebook.com/readysavegrow
Help our nation’s youth get on the path toward saving by entering photo and video essays . . . → Read More: U.S. Treasury: “Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest
Safe Online Surfing New Cyber Safety Website for Teachers, Students
With school back in session, one topic that’s on many class curriculums around the nation is cyber safety. After all, it’s a hyper-connected world—with texting, social networking, e-mail, online gaming, chat, music downloading, web surfing, and other forms of wired and wireless communication now a regular part . . . → Read More: FBI Releases New Cyber Safety Website for Teachers, Students: Safe Online Surfing
FTC Videos Remind Consumers to Check AnnualCreditReport.com
As consumers turn back their clocks, it’s a good time to check their free annual credit report.
Consumers shopping for a car, looking for a job or just getting their financial house in order should check their free annual credit reports. The FTC is offering new videos, in English and Spanish, . . . → Read More: FTC Videos Remind Consumers to Check AnnualCreditReport.com
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 a FREE La Rosa Bar. Get information . . . → Read More: Protect Your Identity Week: Events in California
This year’s theme is “ID Theft Protection on the Go
We all love our cell phones, but with the convenience of smart phones came the opportunity for thieves to help themselves to our personal information. Check out these smart phone safety articles.
Your Identity is On(the)line
Cell Phone Smart Tips
Best Practices for Safe Mobile Device Usage
The 411 on . . . → Read More: 2012 Protect Your Identity Week October 20-27: ID Theft Protection on the Go
Helping Local Businesses Get Started
Free Thursday Workshops
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
Looking for business success? Starting out? Already running? Seeking Financing? Help is available for qualified start-up and existing business owners in West Sacramento.
The City of West Sacramento, in association with Opening Doors, Inc. and the Greater Sacramento/Sierra Small Business Development Center, is providing FREE workshops . . . → Read More: Helping Local Businesses Get Started – Free Workshops in W. Sacramento
WEBINAR: Plan Now for 2013: Tax, Gift and Estate Planning Tips – What to Do Before December 31
Take Charge: Your Money. Your Life.
A FREE Webinar Series Brought to you by 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy and AICPA’s PFP Section From America’s CPA Financial Planners
Plan Now for 2013: Tax, Gift and Estate Planning Tips – What to . . . → Read More: Free AICPA Webinar on October 18 – Plan Now for 2013: Tax, Gift and Estate Planning Tips – What to Do Before December 31
Original artilce published on the CFPB Website
Helping Small Businesses Understand and Comply with the New Remittance Rule
Our goal is to make financial markets work. A crucial part of reaching that goal is making sure that honest businesses – particularly small businesses – have what they need to understand and comply with our new regulations, . . . → Read More: CFPB – Helping Small Businesses Understand and Comply with the New Remittance Rule
What is it?
You probably know that not paying a credit card or loan will show up on your credit report and make it difficult to obtain credit in the future, but did you know that mismanaging your checking or savings account could negatively affect your banking options? While checking and savings account activity does not . . . → Read More: ChexSystems – What is it?