CalHFA: Final Week For Free Homebuyer Education

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

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Annual Financial Literacy Event at State Capitol Highlights Programs and Resources – Featuring Community College Foundation eBus mobile computer lab

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

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Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future

Savings Fitness: A Guide to Your Money and Your Financial Future

Content Highlights

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

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National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) 2016

NCPW 2016

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

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Report identity theft and get a personal recovery plan at IdentityTheft.gov

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

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New DBO Veterans Handbook

New DBO Veterans Handbook

On Your Guard
Managing Money
Using Credit
Buying a Home
Shopping for a Loan
Long-Term Planning
Saving and Investing
Investment Strategy
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

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ABA: Safe Banking for Seniors

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

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CFPB – Managing Someone Else’s Money

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

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CalEITC4me – New California Earned Income Tax Credit

Fostering economic opportunity and financial security for California’s working families and individuals

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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.

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Find out if you are eligible

The CalEITC rewards work, and puts money back . . . → Read More: CalEITC4me – New California Earned Income Tax Credit

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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 an integration . . . → Read More: Building Financial Capability – A Planning Guide for Integrated Services

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