Houston and New York City High Schools Take Home Top Honors in Annual National Economics ChallengeSM
Bellaire High School and Hunter College High School Win Nationwide Competition, Ring The Closing Bell® on New York Stock Exchange
The Council for Economic Education announced the winners of the 14th Annual National Economics ChallengeSM, a rigorous . . . → Read More: Houston and New York City High Schools Take Home Top Honors in Annual National Economics Challenge
American Housing Month
In celebration of American Housing Month in June, ABA has developed a number of resources to help bankers promote consumer awareness about their housing options. The resources include a social media toolkit to help banks communicate about housing issues with customers, tip sheets, financial calculators and a customizable news release.
5 Important . . . → Read More: June is American Housing Month: Outreach Materials from the ABA
Older Americans Month 2014
Each May, the nation celebrates Older Americans Month to recognize older Americans for their contributions and provide them with information to help them stay healthy and active. This year, we are focusing on injury prevention with the theme Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.
Older adults are at a much higher risk of unintentional injury . . . → Read More: Older Americans Month 2014: Toolkit
FTC: Read the truth behind deceptive mortgage ads
Getting a low interest rate on your mortgage can make a big difference in your household finances, and the internet can be a good way to compare the rates offered by various lenders. The FTC’s case against GoLoansOnline.com shows the value of shopping around and checking multiple sources of . . . → Read More: FTC: Read the Truth Behind Deceptive Mortgage Ads
CFPB: Snapshot of Older Americans and Mortgage Debt
The CFPB has been tracking the increasing levels of debt among older Americans. Today, older homeowners are carrying more mortgage debt than ever before. For many of the roughly 4.4 million retired homeowners with mortgages, making monthly mortgage payments on a fixed income on top of other monthly expenses is . . . → Read More: CFPB: Snapshot of Older Americans and Mortgage Debt
File a Consumer Complaint with the FTC from Your Mobile Device
The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) online Complaint Assistant is now easier to use for consumers who want to file a complaint through their mobile device.
When consumers visit the Complaint Assistant from their mobile device, they’ll be presented with a format that is simpler to navigate on . . . → Read More: File a Consumer Complaint with the FTC from Your Mobile Device
Privacy Awareness Week 2014
How can you participate in Privacy Awareness Week? Visit OnGuardOnline.gov, the U.S. government’s website to help you stay safe, secure, and responsible online. It features videos, games, articles, and blog posts with practical tips for using computers and mobile devices.
Here are some examples of what you’ll find on the site:
Net Cetera: Chatting with . . . → Read More: Privacy Awareness Week 2014