Featured Financial Literacy Program: Oak Valley Community Bank
Oak Valley Community Bank is pleased to play a proactive role in providing financial education in the communities we serve. The following are programs we currently have actively deployed in the area:
Bank On Stanislaus
The United Way of Stanislaus County approached us in the fall of 2011, and asked us . . . → Read More: Featured Financial Literacy Program: Oak Valley Community Bank – Bank On Stanislaus, Money Smart, EverFi
10 Ways to Save $100 During America Saves Week
Guest Blog for America Saves Week 2013
By Meg Favreau, Senior Editor of personal finance blog Wise Bread.
Money is like a cake. When you get that delicious dessert, it can be tempting to eat it all at once. But if you do, you’ll end up with a stomachache, that . . . → Read More: 10 Ways to Save $100 During America Saves Week
America Saves Week – Get Ready to Tweet!
America Saves Week partners are encouraged to use each Twitter post below, and then post their own savings tips. Remember to use #ASW2013 so everyone can view your Tweets easily! Also, tune in to the posts by @choosetosave and @americasaves we will RT your activities and news during the . . . → Read More: America Saves Week – Get Ready to Tweet!
The CAFLM Blog will Feature a Financial Literacy Program, Service, or Resource Every Day During the Month of March
In preparation of California Financial Literacy Month, April 2013, the CAFLM blog will feature a financial literacy program, service, or resource every day during the month of March. We have featured financial literacy efforts for two years now . . . → Read More: CAFLM Blog Will Feature a Financial Literacy Program, Service, or Resource Every Day During the Month of March
America Saves Week, February 25 – March 2, 2013, is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. Each February, thousands of financial institutions – from large banks to small community credit unions – use America Saves Week . . . → Read More: Reminder: America Saves Week is February 25 – March 2, 2013
Keep Your Home California – Four Programs to Help Homeowners
Unemployment Mortgage Assistance
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The Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program provides mortgage payment assistance to eligible homeowners who have experienced an involuntary job loss and are receiving California EDD unemployment benefits.
Benefit assistance through UMA can be up to $3,000 per month and can last up to nine months.
The . . . → Read More: Keep Your Home California – 4 Programs to Help Homeowners
FTC Settlement: Tax Relief Scammers Agree to Pay More Than $15 Million
American Tax Relief Scheme Bilked Consumers With False Promises They Qualified for IRS Programs to Reduce Tax Debts
Under an agreement with the Federal Trade Commission, the defendants in a scheme that allegedly bilked consumers out of more than $100 million by falsely claiming they could . . . → Read More: FTC Settlement: Tax Relief Scammers and Resources for Consumers
Wells Fargo Home Preservation Workshops in Six Cities
Wells Fargo & Company announced six Home Preservation Workshops in California for Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo will invite thousands of customers who may be experiencing mortgage payment challenges to the free workshops. Parking is free.
Upcoming . . . → Read More: Wells Fargo Home Preservation Workshops in Six CA Cities