January 31 is EITC Awareness Day

EITC Awareness Day

January 31, 2014

IRS invites community organizations, elected officials, state and local governments, schools, employers, and other interested parties to join a national grassroots effort on EITC Awareness Day, January 31, 2014, to spotlight EITC. IRS estimates four of five eligible taxpayers claim and get this important credit. Help ensure everyone gets the EITC they . . . → Read More: January 31 is EITC Awareness Day

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Data Privacy Day – January 28

Data Privacy Day

Respecting Privacy

Safeguarding Data

Enabling Trust

Data Privacy Day is held every year on January 28. Learn more about Data Privacy Day.

Find out if you are a privacy pro or need to learn more to protect your personal information online with the My Privacy IQ quiz. Once you answer 10 questions you will receive a score and . . . → Read More: Data Privacy Day – January 28

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5 Tax-Season Scams

5 Tax-Season Scams
 

The following post comes from the Military Saves Blog.  Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

As the April 15 tax deadline draws near, swindlers are thinking of the best ways to defraud you of your hard-earned cash. Be vigilant and don’t fall for any tax-season scams. Here are five common ones:

1. The Early Refund Promise Scam

Phishing is the most common . . . → Read More: 5 Tax-Season Scams

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Free Credit Reports and Resources

Free Credit Reports

 

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires each of the nationwide credit . . . → Read More: Free Credit Reports and Resources

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Call to Action 2014 – Los Angeles

Call to Action 2014 – Los Angeles
Let’s Do the Problem Justice!
The Center at Cathedral Plaza
February 6, 2014, 7:45 am – 4:00 pm
Center at Cathedral Plaza
555 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90012

10th ANNUAL SUMMIT ON FINANCIAL EXPLOITATION OF THE ELDERLY

Call to Action 2014 brings together seniors with professionals representing financial institutions, law enforcement, social services, elder . . . → Read More: Call to Action 2014 – Los Angeles

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CFPB Accepting Applications for Advisory Board and Councils

The article below was posted to the CFPB website today.

CFPB Accepting Applications for Advisory Board and Councils

To be sure that we hear from a variety of experts with diverse viewpoints, we set up the Consumer Advisory Board and two other advisory groups – the Community Bank Advisory Council and Credit Union Advisory Council. These groups allow . . . → Read More: CFPB Accepting Applications for Advisory Board and Councils

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Sacramento KeepYourTaxRefund.com

Sacramento KeepYourTaxRefund.com
Brought to you by a United Way community partnership

Get your maximum refund and save $200 by filing your taxes online for free.

Who Qualifies: Individuals or families with a combined income under $58,000 in 2013

Start here: www.keepyourtaxrefund.com
All you need is a valid email address and your income forms (ex. W2, 1099, 1098, etc.)
The filing tool costs . . . → Read More: Sacramento KeepYourTaxRefund.com

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Countdown to America Saves Week

Countdown to
America Saves Week: 40 Days

Over 640 organizations have signed up to participate in America Saves Week 2014. (Including the California Department of Business Oversight, California Financial Literacy Month and Bank On California.

 

Sample Activities for America Saves Week 

   Employers and General Population:

Explain the retirement plan you offer to . . . → Read More: Countdown to America Saves Week

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Cal State University Fullerton – Fastpitch Competition

Show what you are made of and pitch your business in 60 seconds!

Cal State University Fullerton

Fastpitch Competition

Students from CSUF, UCI, Chapman, Concordia and all High Schools in California are invited to face off against each other in the ultimate battle of business ideas. Present your concept to investors, business leaders, and peers and the community to . . . → Read More: Cal State University Fullerton – Fastpitch Competition

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New Issue of FDIC Money Smart News

New Issue of FDIC Money Smart News

In this issue you will find:

Message from the FDIC
Our Latest Success Story: Teamwork Helps Educate At-Risk Students on Financial Services
The New Money Smart Idea Exchange: Teaching Tips You Can Use
FDIC Unveils Enhanced Money Smart Podcast Network
The FDIC and CFPB Collaborate on Financial Education Resource for Older Adults
FDIC Newsletter Features Financial . . . → Read More: New Issue of FDIC Money Smart News

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