SAVE THE DATE!
Financial Literacy Month
April 18 • Sacramento
1515 S Street, Sacramento
10 a.m. — 11 a.m.
April 24 • Los Angeles
Junipero Serra Building
320 W 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA
10 a.m. — 11 a.m.
Psychology of Spending • Debt Management • Your Credit Report • Saving for the Future
Register at savingsplusnow.com
Select Savings Plus Events at the bottom . . . → Read More: SAVE THE DATE! Financial Literacy Month Workshops in Sacramento and Los Angeles
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
Tax identity thieves and IRS imposters are ready for tax season, whether you are or not. Find out how to protect yourself, and what to do if someone you know becomes a victim, during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 30 through February 3.
What is tax identity theft? It happens when someone uses your Social Security . . . → Read More: FTC: Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week
FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017
National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is around the corner! The annual event – March 5-11, 2017 – is a time to help people understand their consumer rights, make well-informed decisions about money, and spot scams.
Thinking about hosting an event? Our new feature page has all the information . . . → Read More: FTC: Order free materials for National Consumer Protection Week 2017
California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection
Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection
The California State Controller’s primary job is to guard the state’s fiscal health. However, State Controller Betty Yee is equally concerned about the financial – and physical – well-being of individual Californians. She . . . → Read More: California State Controller’s Office: Financial Fitness and Consumer Protection
CFPB Bulk Publications
Order FREE Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publications.
The central mission of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is to make markets for consumer financial products and services work for Americans-whether they are applying for a mortgage, choosing among credit cards, or using any number of other consumer financial products.
You may download products by clicking on . . . → Read More: Order FREE Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Publications. – Mail Fraud Alert (10×14 placemat)
“Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection,” a webcast from CFPB Servicemember Affairs
This production provides tips and information about ways to communicate with debt collectors. Includes resources from CFPB that you can use in dealing with debt . . . → Read More: BBB: “Resources and Tips for Dealing with Debt Collection,” a webcast from CFPB Servicemember Affairs
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