JOIN AARP FOR A FREE FINANCIAL WORKSHOP IN SACRAMENTO

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. South Natomas Community Center 2921 Truxel Road Sacramento, CA 95833

FREE workshop, “Finding Your Financial Freedom,” led by Anita Johnson, financial psychologist, entrepreneur, and founder of Money Wisdom for Women.

This interactive workshop provides practical tools and hands-on activities designed to help you arrange your […]

CFPB: Servicemembers should secure their identity after the Equifax data breach

If you were one of the many servicemembers and their families affected by the recent Equifax data breach, it is time for you to secure your identity. Thankfully, active duty servicemembers have special tools at their disposal, like active duty alerts or a security freeze, to reduce the risk of identity theft.

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URGENT: Attorney General Becerra Reminds Victims of Western Union Wire Fraud Scams to Apply for Refunds ***DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR REFUNDS EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2018***

URGENT: Attorney General Becerra Reminds Victims of Western Union Wire Fraud Scams to Apply for Refunds

***DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR REFUNDS EXTENDED TO MAY 31, 2018***

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today reminded Californians who were the victims of wire fraud via Western Union to submit a claim in order to be considered for a […]

Top Ten Scams of 2017

Top ten scams of 2017 Bogus Internet merchandise sales continue to bedevil consumers, top complaint list.

In 2017, for the fifth consecutive year, the National Consumers League’s Fraud.org received more complaints about Internet merchandise scams than any other type of fraud, making up nearly one-third (29.39%) of complaints received.

Read the full report here.

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AARP to Launch BankSafe Financial Exploitation Identification Training California One of Twelve States Selected for Pilot Launch

California financial institutions have an opportunity to be on the frontlines of combating financial exploitation in our state. The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has partnered with more than 200 experts from banks and credit unions across the country to develop BankSafe, a first-of-its-kind, free training program that empowers frontline employees to identify […]

FTC: How the FTC keeps up on technology

How the FTC keeps up on technology

Because the FTC’s consumer protection and competition missions cut across so many technology industries, some call it the “Federal Technology Commission.” With only a few exceptions, the FTC protects consumers and competition across the entire economy. Technology now pervades every industry, so we constantly encounter new technologies as […]

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

RSVP on Eventbrite! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dbo-financial-education-trainer-convening-resource-fair-and-workshop-in-san-diego-tickets-38769693196

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

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 […]