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 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
Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future
A Financial Warmup
Your Savings Fitness Dream
How’s Your Financial Fitness?
Avoiding Financial Setbacks
Boost Your Financial Performance
Strengthening Your Fitness Plan
Personal Financial Fitness
Maximizing Your Workout Potential
Employer Fitness Program
Financial Fitness for the Self-Employed
A Lifetime of Financial Growth
Staying on Track
A Workout Worth Doing
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This online version of Savings Fitness: . . . → Read More: Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future
The Department of Business Oversight (DBO) encourages all Californians to observe National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) from March 6 through 12. In recognition, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. has issued a proclamation that stresses the importance of giving consumers the knowledge and skills they need to make safe and successful financial choices. You can . . . → Read More: National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) 2016
Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov
Millions of people are affected by identity theft each year. It might start with a mysterious credit card charge, a bill you don’t recognize, or a letter from the IRS that says you already got your refund — even though you didn’t.
If someone uses your information . . . → Read More: Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov
New DBO Veterans Handbook
On Your Guard
Buying a Home
Shopping for a Loan
Saving and Investing
Numbers to Call for Assistance
Review the new handbook: http://www.dbo.ca.gov/Consumers/brochures/veterans_handbook.pdf
To order free copies: . . . → Read More: New DBO Veterans Handbook
A campaign to educate seniors and their caregivers on the risks of financial fraud
Financial abuse against older Americans can take many forms, from illegal debits, to third-party scams and even unauthorized withdrawals by an approved caregiver. And with the share of the U.S. population 60 years and over projected to reach 30 percent by 2025, the opportunities . . . → Read More: ABA: Safe Banking for Seniors
Millions of Americans are managing money or property for a family member or friend who is unable to pay bills or make financial decisions. We’ve heard from these financial caregivers about how tough it can be. So we created guides for caregivers all over the country.
Read about how we are helping financial caregivers: consumerfinance.gov/blog/managing-someone-elses-money-guides-for-your-state/
Because people’s powers . . . → Read More: CFPB – Managing Someone Else’s Money
Fostering economic opportunity and financial security for California’s working families and individuals
In the News
A new state tax credit will help working families.
Learn about this new state tax credit
Find out what is the CalEITC and the benefits of the credit and more.
Know It »
Find out if you are eligible
The CalEITC rewards work, and puts money back . . . → Read More: CalEITC4me – New California Earned Income Tax Credit
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 an integration . . . → Read More: Building Financial Capability – A Planning Guide for Integrated Services