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CFPB Now available: Credit report and money transfer complaint data

Today, the CFPB added complaints about credit reports and money transfers to the CFPB Consumer Complaint Database of complaints  received about financial products and services. You can see data about things like the type of complaint, the company it’s about, how long… Continue Reading

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SEC Chairman Remarks at Joint News Conference on National Financial Capability Study

  Remarks at Joint News Conference on National Financial Capability Study by Chairman Mary Jo White U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Washington, D.C. May 29, 2013 The FINRA Investor Education Foundation’s 2012 National Financial Capability Study provides a wealth of… Continue Reading

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Information from the Department of Consumer Affairs: California Tenants

California Department of Consumer Affairs Living In The Rental Unit As a tenant, you must take reasonable care of your rental unit and any common areas that you use. You must also repair all damage that you cause, or that… Continue Reading

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Council for Economic Education’s 13th Annual National Economics Challenge

Honolulu, HI and Little Falls, MN High Schools Take Home Top Honors in the Council for Economic Education’s 13th Annual National Economics Challenge Iolani School and Little Falls Community High School Named Champions in Nationwide Competition The Council for Economic… Continue Reading

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FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans

FTC Testifies on Fraud Against Older Americans The Federal Trade Commission testified before a U.S. House of Representatives Energy and Commerce subcommittee about consumer protection issues facing older Americans, including the agency’s efforts to combat fraud and its education and… Continue Reading

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CFPB Launches Spanish Language Website

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU DEBUTS SPANISH LANGUAGE WEBSITE CFPB en Español Features Mobile Capability and Answers to Consumers’ Common Financial Questions  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched its Spanish language website. The website, which is… Continue Reading

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CAFLM Website Recognized by the 2013 SiOC Annual Awards: Excellence in State Government Communications

SiOC Annual Awards: Excellence in State Government Communications 2013 SiOC AWARDS The State Information Officers Council (SiOC) holds an annual awards contest to highlight the “best of the best” in state public information. DFI was recognized for the new California Financial… Continue Reading

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BOE and Partners Providing Free Assistance to Small Business Owners

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BOE and Partners Providing Free Assistance to Small Business Owners Los Angeles Seminar Features Strategies for Success See Event Flyer. Small business owners and other entrepreneurs are encouraged to attend a free Los Angeles Small Business Seminar on Wednesday, May… Continue Reading

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Free Consumer Awareness Seminar On Elder Financial Abuse Prevention in Bay Area

Bank of the West, in partnership with the Elder Financial Protection Network (EFPN) is hosting a free consumer awareness seminar on elder financial abuse prevention, featuring a panel of community experts and additional resources. Working Together to Prevent Elder Financial… Continue Reading