Keep Your Home California – Recent Blog Post: Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program

Keep Your Home California – Recent Blog Post:

 

Employment Development Department, Keep Your Home California team up to connect with more than 1 million out-of-work Californians about Unemployment Mortgage Assistance Program

 

California’s economy continues to improve, with more than 1.53 million jobs created since the recovery started in early 2010 – and […]

Keep Your Home California – Website Updates

Keep Your Home California Website Updates Program updates Eligibility Calculator Updated Q&A There have been several changes at Keep Your Home California in the past few months – and at times it can seem difficult to keep up with all the new information. As a result of all the changes, we have made various […]

Older consumers “seniors” can tell debt collectors: “My benefits are protected from garnishment.”

Did you know that Social Security and VA benefits are generally protected from garnishment to pay a debt to a private person or company? Most debt collectors can’t garnish money in your bank account to pay a debt.

You can download a CFPB fact sheet from the Consumer Advisory: http://www.consumerfinance.gov/blog/consumer-advisory-your-benefits-are-protected-from-garnishment/

Here’s how the federal protection […]

Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) Annual Speech Competition

Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE)

“Wild About Saving”

Annual Speech Competition

The speech competition was held on April 16th. This year’s theme was based on the 2015 National Youth Involvement Week theme – Wild About Saving.

One of the best ways to help young Californians reach their goals is to encourage […]

Keep Your Home California – Criteria of Programs Expanded to Help Homeowners Attain Affordable Mortgage Payments

Criteria of Programs Expanded to Help Homeowners Attain Affordable Mortgage Payments

 

Keep Your Home California recently announced changes to the Principal Reduction Program and the Mortgage Reinstatement Assistance Program to help more low and moderate income homeowners remain in their homes.

The changes to the Principal Reduction Program will assist homeowners who have […]

FDIC Youth Savings Pilot Program

FDIC Youth Savings Pilot Program

“Linking financial education with an opportunity to open a safe, low-cost savings account can help young people better develop good savings habits and promote financial inclusion for students and their families . . . ” FDIC Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg

Many banks report having relationships with schools to offer financial […]

Teach Children to Save – Classroom Presentations

Teach Children to Save – Classroom Presentations

Alana Golden, DBO

Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program–sponsored by the ABA Community Engagement Foundation–that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life.

​​On Thursday, April 30, as part of National Teach Children to Save, […]

Nat$ave in the Bank – Empowering Native Youth to Get a Head Start on Building Their Financial Futures

Empowering Native Youth to Get a Head Start on Building Their Financial Futures

A financial literacy month initiative of NFEC and NCAI

The Native Financial Education Coalition (NFEC) and the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) launched NAT$VE in the BANK because they understand that Native youth developing relationships with financial institutions is […]

Grants – Assets for Independence Demonstration Program

Assets for Independence Demonstration Program HHS-2015-ACF-OCS-EI-1005 Summary Funding Oppportunity Title: Assets for Independence Demonstration Program Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2015-ACF-OCS-EI-1005 Program Office: Office of Community Services Funding Type: Discretionary Funding Instrument Type: Grant Announcement Type: Modification CFDA: 93.602 Post Date: 05/01/2015 Application Due Date: 06/15/2015 Description This announcement has been modified. Eight second round Promise Zone […]