FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back

FTC Alerts Consumers: If Scammers Had You Pay Them Via Western Union, You Can Now File a Claim to Get Money Back Company paid $586 million to settle charges

The Federal Trade Commission is alerting consumers who lost money to scammers who told them to pay via Western Union’s money transfer system between January […]

DON’T Miss this Opportunity! Financial Education Trainer Convening, Resource Fair and Workshop in San Diego

Event Flyer at http://www.dbo.ca.gov/Consumers/Education_Outreach/pdf/Financial%20Resource%20Fair%20Nov%202017%20edited.pdf

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DBO Financial Education Trainer Convening, Resource Fair and Workshop in San Diego Friday, November 17, 2017 – 8:00 am to 1:00 pm State of California 1350 Front Street, Eshleman Auditorium, Room 6003 San Diego, CA 92101

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Join Department of Business Oversight (DBO) for a convening on […]

Help for Victims of the October 1, 2017 Las Vegas Attack

Help for Victims of the October 1, 2017 Las Vegas Attack

The California Victim Compensation Board (CalVCB) can help pay bills and expenses that resulting from violent crime. Victims of crime who have been injured or have been threatened with injury may be eligible for help.

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If you or a family member […]

California Survivors of Las Vegas Mass Shooting Can Apply To State for Help

California Survivors of Las Vegas Mass Shooting Can Apply To State for Help

Residents Eligible for Mental Health Treatment, Medical Expenses, Funeral and Burial and More

Sacramento, CA — mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival on Sunday, October 1 in Las Vegas to contact them at 1-800-777-9229 for assistance, guidance and […]

FTC:The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do

FTC: The Equifax Data Breach: What to Do SHARE THIS PAGE Facebook Twitter Linked-In From the Division of Consumer & Business Education, FTC

If you have a credit report, there’s a good chance that you’re one of the 143 million American consumers whose sensitive personal information was exposed in a data breach at Equifax, […]

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15 to October 15 is National Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month marks an opportunity for you to help your community.

Help spread the word about reporting fraud, talking about scams, and the resources available to everyone to help stop it.

For tools and tips in Spanish, visit:

CA Department of Business Oversight’s […]

Financial Planning Days coming to cities near you!

Financial Planning Days coming to cities near you!

“WE GREATLY ENJOYED TALKING TO FINANCIAL PLANNERS ONE-ON-ONE IN A NO-PRESSURE ENVIRONMENT.”

Costa Mesa, CA Orange County Financial Planning Day October 14, 2017

San Rafael, CA Marin Financial Planning Day November 4, 2017

Los Angeles, CA Los Angeles Financial Planning Day October 28, 2017

Rosemead, […]

CFPB SAVING TAX TIME DEMONSTRATION APPLICATION – Interested Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs

CFPB SAVING TAX TIME DEMONSTRATION APPLICATION FOR Interested Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Programs

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) will provide educational materials, training, and technical assistance to approximately 50 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) programs across the country that are committed to promoting saving during the 2018 tax season. This is not an opportunity […]

10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers

10 Scams Targeting Bank Customers The basics on how to protect your personal information and your money

En Español https://www.fdic.gov/consumers/consumer/news/esp/cnsum17/scams.html

The FDIC often hears from bank customers who believe they may be the victims of financial fraud or theft, and our staff members provide information on where and how to report suspicious activity. To help […]

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend to be affiliated with a government agency.

The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA) and Broker-Dealer Task Force are warning the more than 5 million Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) participants, and investors in other federal government employee retirement plans, that investment scam artists may pretend to be affiliated with a government agency.

Federal government agencies, including the SEC, do […]