Reminder: FDIC Request for Comments: National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households
Due December 18, 2012
Comment on this notice (online form).
[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 203 (Friday, October 19, 2012)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25702]
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Revision of Information Collection; National . . . → Read More: FDIC Request for Comments: National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households
EITC Awareness Day
Mark your calendars- EITC Awareness Day is Friday, January 25, 2013
Plan now to be part of EITC Awareness Day on Friday, January 25,2013 and join with other charitable and social organizations, elected officials, state and local government agencies, employers, and other interested parties in your community to generate extensive mainstream and social media coverage . . . → Read More: EITC Awareness Day – January 25
Free Help for Struggling Homeowners
San Bernardino County, CA
Help for Homeowners Event
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ontario Convention Center – Exhibit Hall B
2000 East Convention Center Way | Ontario, CA 91764
Complimentary parking at the Convention Center garage
Entrance off Holt Blvd (east of Vineyard Ave)
Are you struggling to make your mortgage payments?
Maybe you’re unemployed or . . . → Read More: Free Help for Struggling Homeowners on Dec. 4 in Ontario
Fraud Awareness Fair 2012
5th Annual Fraud Awareness Fair 2012, October 10, 2012, 10:00 am — 3 pm, 110 West Capitol Avenue, City Hall – Galleria, West Sacramento, CA
View video: http://youtu.be/EUv3ynG4HgY
. . . → Read More: Video: Fraud Awareness Fair 2012
Go Direct® Partner Update — 100 Days Out
There are only 100 days left until the March 1, 2013, deadline and we need your help! The Go Direct® campaign is urging partners to pull out all the stops in the final months to ensure all federal benefit check recipients switch to electronic payments before the deadline.
A list . . . → Read More: Go Direct® Partner Update — 100 Days Out
Setting our targets on elder financial abuse
Originally published on the CFPB Blog, see http://www.consumerfinance.gov/blog/setting-our-targets-on-elder-financial-abuse/.
CFPB Blog post by Skip Humphrey
Yesterday, I testified in front of Congress about the work we’re doing for older Americans and wanted to share directly with you what we’re up to, as well. This work is incredibly important to me – and our Office for Older Americans . . . → Read More: CFPB – Setting Our Targets on Elder Financial Abuse
National Strategy Needed to Effectively Combat Elder Financial Exploitation
GAO-13-110, Nov 15, 2012
Highlights Page (PDF, 1 page)
View Report (PDF, 80 pages)
What GAO Found
Officials in each of the four states GAO contacted identified the need for more safeguards and public awareness activities to help prevent elder financial exploitation. They also noted that it is difficult to . . . → Read More: GAO Report: ELDER JUSTICE National Strategy Needed to Effectively Combat Elder Financial Exploitation
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued the following Bulletin on November 19, 2012:
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: Extension of Time Period for Certain Protections
Description: Extension of Time Period for Certain Protections
On August 6, 2012, President Obama signed into law the Honoring America’s Veterans and Caring for Camp Lejeune Families Act of 2012, Pub. . . . → Read More: OCC Bulletin: Servicemembers Civil Relief Act: Extension of Time Period for Certain Protections
Training for Mandated Reporters of Financial Abuse
December 4 in San Francisco
Financial elder abuse is a crime. It involves the wrongful taking of money or property, whether through fraud, scams, predatory caretakers, family, or others. An estimated $2.9 billion is stolen annually from elders.
California financial institutions are mandated reporters of suspected financial abuse of elder and dependent . . . → Read More: Training for Mandated Reporters of Financial Abuse
From the ABA Education Foundation
Lights, Camera, Save! Contest in Full Swing
Do you know creative teens 13- to 18-years-old interested in making films or videos? Encourage them to enter the Lights, Camera, Save! contest sponsored by ABAEF and hosted at the local level by banks across America. To be eligible, students must create a 90-second video . . . → Read More: Lights, Camera, Save! Contest in Full Swing and 2012 Winners Promote 2013 Video Contest