SAVE THE DATE:
California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair
Monday, April 17
11 am – 1 pm
State Capitol, South Steps
Visit exhibitors and receive free information about:
Consumer . . . → Read More: SAVE THE DATE: California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair in Sacramento
Posted by the CFPB.
If you were one of the thousands of people who incurred fees as a result of an unauthorized Wells Fargo account, the CFPB has ordered Wells Fargo to refund all of your money. Some payments have already been made; others will be sent in the coming months. Affected customers are not required to take . . . → Read More: CFPB: What you need to know if you were harmed by Wells Fargo
Data breaches and you – a new video
By the FTC, Division of Consumer & Business Education
Another data breach. And this time, it’s your personal information. Take a deep breath. Then check out this new video from the FTC.
Go to https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/data-breaches-and-you-new-video?utm_source=govdelivery
The video walks you through the steps to take if your information was part of a data . . . → Read More: FCC: Data breaches and you – a new video
Our Top Five Tips for Preventing Scams
September 15, 2016
This month, BBB’s Scam Alerts turn five years old. What have we learned over the past half decade? A lot, it turns out. To celebrate the anniversary, we are sharing our top five tips for spotting a scam.
Scam Alert’s Top Five Tips:
Scammers are constantly coming up with new . . . → Read More: From the BBB – Top Five Tips for Preventing Scams
Final Week For
Free Homebuyer Education
CalHFA is celebrating National Homeownership Month by offering its homebuyer education course for free until June 30. Visit our homebuyer education page, and get signed up for the five-hour course.
Homebuyer education certificates are good for a full year, so whether you are buying now or a year from now, . . . → Read More: CalHFA: Final Week For Free Homebuyer Education
Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol a Success!
Thank you to Assemblymember Matthew Dababneh for sponsoring the event.
Thank you to California State Controller Betty Yee for participating.
Thank you to all of the exhibitors and attendees.
To partner with DBO’s Education and Outreach Office, email Outreach@dbo.ca.gov.
. . . → Read More: Annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol a Success!
Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources
The importance of financial literacy and financial education efforts will be highlighted at the annual California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair at the State Capitol. Booths from the Department of Business Oversight and other State agencies and organizations will provide free materials and information on how . . . → Read More: Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources – Featuring Community College Foundation eBus mobile computer lab
We recently participated in MediaplanetUSA’s Financial Literacy campaign where we united with likeminded industry leaders to educate and empower Americans to take action in managing their own personal finances by providing them with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to make responsible financial decisions on matters of proper budgeting, retirement savings, managing investments and avoiding debt.
The campaign . . . → Read More: We are included in MediaplanetUSA’s Financial Literacy campaign!
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 financial literacy.
On Thursday, April 16, 2015 the Credit Union Partners . . . → Read More: Credit Union Partners in Education (CU-PIE) Annual Speech Competition
National Retirement Planning Week® 2015 Announced
National Retirement Planning Week® 2015, a national effort to help consumers focus on their financial needs in retirement, will run from April 13-17. Materials are now available for NRPC members to use help support the week and promote the importance of retirement planning.
Click HERE to access the . . . → Read More: National Retirement Planning Week® 2015 Announced