Connect with Other Manage Your Money Week Partners
One of the key goals of Manage Your Money Week is to build connections between providers of personal financial education and support services, and organizations serving constituents that need those services. MYMW Partners are encouraged to work together to develop and promote free money management education activities during the week. . . . → Read More: Manage Your Money Week Partners – Connect with Other Partners
MetLife Foundation & CFED Announce “Out of the Classroom” Contest
Ten Programs to Receive $10,000 Grant
Could you use a boost to help improve your asset-building program? CFED is seeking proposals from nonprofit organizations for the MetLife Foundation’s “Out of the Classroom: Fresh Ideas for Financial Capability” contest. This contest seeks to identify fresh ideas for moving beyond . . . → Read More: MetLife Foundation and CFED Announce “Out of the Classroom” Contest
Elder Justice Home
Support for Victims and Families
Welcome to the United States Department of Justice Elder Justice Website, a resource for victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation and their families; practitioners who serve them; law enforcement agencies and prosecutors; and researchers seeking to understand and address this silent epidemic plaguing . . . → Read More: United States Department of Justice Elder Justice Website
New Resource Packet Released
Join us this fall as we discuss Saving for Retirement! The latest partner packet focuses on how to save for retirement and includes a sample article to use in newsletters, blogs, and other publications, as well as social media content and resources. We start our tweeting today with #SavingsTipTuesday!
Download . . . → Read More: America Saves – Saving for Retirement!
Manage Your Money Week Events
This calendar will be updated as more details are available. If you’re holding a financial education event during the week of Oct. 18-25 and would like to list it, please complete the partner application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
P.E.A.R.L.S. Money Conference for Women, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Springboard . . . → Read More: Manage Your Money Week Events – October 18-25
Pass It On: New FTC Education Campaign Encourages Older Consumers to Share Their Knowledge to Help Fight Fraud
The Federal Trade Commission’s newest education campaign, Pass It On, encourages older adults to help raise awareness about fraud by talking to their family, friends, and neighbors about avoiding common scams.
Pass it On resources take a new approach to . . . → Read More: Pass It On: New FTC Education Campaign Encourages Older Consumers to Share Their Knowledge to Help Fight Fraud
Bank On 2.0 Conference in D.C.
November 6, 2014 (Washington, D.C.)
The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund sponsors this conference on the Bank On 2.0 initiative to continue coordinating the national conversation and remove barriers to basic, safe, and affordable financial products and services nationwide. This conference will bring together local Bank On administrators, financial institutions, regulatory agencies, . . . → Read More: Bank On 2.0 Conference in D.C. on Nov. 6
Get Smart About Credit
The Get Smart About Credit program — sponsored by the ABA — is a national campaign of volunteer bankers who work with young people to raise awareness about the importance of using credit wisely. This year Get Smart About Credit will be celebrated on October 16.
Please note our new registration process. You will . . . → Read More: ABA Get Smart About Credit Oct. 16
Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked
Yesterday, Home Depot confirmed that there has been a breach of its payment data systems. According to the company, the breach could potentially impact any customer that has used their card for payment at a Home Depot in the U.S. . . . → Read More: From the CFPB: Reminder for steps you can take if you think your credit or debit card data was hacked