New Advisory Council Focused on the Financial Capability of Young Americans

President Obama Creates New Advisory Council Focused on the Financial Capability of Young Americans

President Obama signed an Executive Order  to establish a President’s Advisory Council, charged with building the financial capability of young Americans. The new Council will be led by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. 

The creation of this Council underscores the Obama Administration’s commitment to . . . → Read More: New Advisory Council Focused on the Financial Capability of Young Americans

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JORNADA DEL CRÉDITO (Credit Conference) in Sacramento on June 29

JORNADA DEL CRÉDITO (Credit Conference)

TALLERES Y PANELES EDUCATIVOS GRATIS SOBRE CONSEJOS FINANCIEROS

FECHA

SÁBADO, 29 DE JUNIO, 2013

10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

LUGAR

Elmo Slide r Communi ty Club House 7851 35th Avenue Sac ramen to, CA 95824

No se pierda la oportunidad de conocer y hablar con expertos locales sobre varios temas de . . . → Read More: JORNADA DEL CRÉDITO (Credit Conference) in Sacramento on June 29

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Small Business Week June 17-21: Money Smart for Small Business Alliance

Money Smart for Small Business Alliance

Money Smart for Small Business is a new instructor-led training curriculum developed jointly by FDIC and SBA. The 10 modules in this curriculum provide introductory training for new and aspiring entrepreneurs on the basics to organizing and managing a business. In addition to grounding participants in the basics, the curriculum . . . → Read More: Small Business Week June 17-21: Money Smart for Small Business Alliance

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Small Business Week June 17-21: Resources for Small Businesses and Financial Institutions

Small Business Week

June 17 -21

More than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.

As part of Small Business Week, the CAFLM blog is featuring resources available to support small businesses. We’ll also highlight the impact of small businesses . . . → Read More: Small Business Week June 17-21: Resources for Small Businesses and Financial Institutions

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Observing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Observing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 14, 2013

Elder abuse is recognized by experts as a public health crisis that crosses socio-economic borders. Although millions of older Americans are abused, neglected, and exploited every year, an estimated 84 percent of cases go unreported.

The International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the UN World Health Organization . . . → Read More: Observing World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

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CFPB Gail Hillebrand Remarks: Release of Money Smart for Older Adults

CFPB Gail Hillebrand Remarks: Release of Money Smart for Older Adults

 

Remarks of Gail Hillebrand Associate Director, Division of Consumer Education and Engagement Consumer Financial Protection Bureau 

Financial Fitness Fair featuring the release of Money Smart for Older Adults in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, 2013 

June 13, 2013 

Thank you General Cooper, Secretary of . . . → Read More: CFPB Gail Hillebrand Remarks: Release of Money Smart for Older Adults

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A New Tool from the CFPB and FDIC to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Older Americans

 
A New Tool from the CFPB and FDIC to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Older Americans

Did you know that financial exploitation results in older Americans losing an estimated 2.9 billion dollars annually? It is estimated that for each case that is reported, 43 others go unrecognized. 
 
Now, there is a new tool available to help older consumers and . . . → Read More: A New Tool from the CFPB and FDIC to Prevent Financial Exploitation of Older Americans

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Military Consumer Protection Day – Get Involved!

Military Consumer Protection Day – July 17

Get Involved!

Go to http://www.military.ncpw.gov/content/get-involved

Use these banners, buttons, sample

documents and other tools to promote Military Consumer Protection Day.

Reach Out to Your Community

It’s

easy to promote Military Consumer Protection Day and share some terrific free resources in your community.

Be a gracious host

Host a forum, workshop or seminar on your installation or in your . . . → Read More: Military Consumer Protection Day – Get Involved!

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FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation

FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched a new financial resource tool, Money Smart for Older Adults, to help older adults and their caregivers prevent elder financial exploitation across the country. The newest addition to the . . . → Read More: FDIC and CFPB Collaborate to Develop a Tool for Older Adults to Prevent Financial Exploitation

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Military Consumer Protection Day 2013: July 17

Reprinted from the OnGuardOnline.gov Website

Military Consumer Protection Day 2013

June 10, 2013

Calling all military families and veterans! Are you looking to protect yourself or your family from fraud, identity theft, and scams? Maybe you’re curious about the best way to use credit, shop for a used car, or maximize your security online.

Military folks are consumers, too – . . . → Read More: Military Consumer Protection Day 2013: July 17

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