FTC: Spotting an Illegal Pyramid Scheme 101

FTC: Spotting an Illegal Pyramid Scheme 101

Your social media feed is abuzz with stories of people making serious money selling an energy drink. Not one to miss out an opportunity, you do a quick search and come across a viral video. The guy making the pitch insists you can make thousands of dollars a […]

FTC: Scammer Seeks Assistant

Scammer seeks assistant

Blog post by the FTC

Online scammers are recruiting. They’re looking for people to help them transfer money and stolen goods. Of course, they don’t come right out and say that’s what they want. Instead, they claim to offer work at home jobs or pretend to be your romantic partner and ask […]

Online Financial Education with EverFi!

Last week, EverFi published the results of their financial education efforts in schools across California for the 2014-2015 school year.

A few highlights:

74,000+ hours of financial education statewide 91% average increase in knowledge gain from pre-assessment to post-assessment for 16,748 students statewide 116% increase in % of students that are prepared to check their […]

Homeowners/Renters/Condominium Owners Coverage Comparison

Homeowners/Renters/Condominium Owners Coverage Comparison Click to learn more about homeowners insurance and how to use this tool

Would you buy a car without seeing it first? A chair? A pair of pants? Even in an era of online shopping, most people don’t want to buy anything without seeing it, or at least pictures of […]

Promoting Pathways to Financial Stability: A Resource Handbook on Building Financial Capabilities of Community College Students

Promoting Pathways to Financial Stability: A Resource Handbook on Building Financial Capabilities of Community College Students

The Financial Capabilities Group of the Boston Fed’s Regional & Community Outreach department is pleased to share Promoting Pathways to Financial Stability: A Resource Handbook on Building Financial Capabilities of Community College Students. This Handbook is designed for […]

FINRA Securities Helpline for Seniors – HELPS™

FINRA Securities Helpline for Seniors – HELPS™

A toll-free number that senior investors can call to get assistance from FINRA or raise concerns about issues with brokerage accounts and investments.

Call 844-57-HELPS (844-574-3577) Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern TimeAre you a senior investor with questions about your brokerage account statement or […]

Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Frequently Asked Questions

Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Frequently Asked Questions

The OCC, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the FDIC, the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, and the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) issued “Guidance to Encourage Financial Institutions’ Youth Savings Programs and Address Related […]

Reentry Solutions for Success

Reentry Solutions for Success

Tuesday, September 29 – Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Hilton Sacramento Arden West 2200 Harvard Street Sacramento, CA 95815

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Contacts Lena Robinson

Regional Manager, Community Development Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (415) 974-2717Deanna Allen Abundant Place Ministries (707) 474-7988

Reentry of formerly incarcerated men and women into society is a […]

Building Financial Capability – A Planning Guide for Integrated Services

Building Financial Capability: A Planning Guide for Integrated Services

Building Financial Capability: A Planning Guide for Integrated Services, is an interactive guide for community-based organizations interested in integrating financial capability services into existing programs (e.g. housing, job training, or Head Start). The interactive tools in the guide walk organizations step-by-step through the process of developing […]