National Consumer Protection Week March 3-9, 2013: FTC Releases Top 10 Complaint Categories for 2012

FTC Releases Top 10 Complaint Categories for 2012
Identity Theft Tops List for 13th Consecutive Year

Identity  theft is once more the top complaint received by the Federal Trade Commission,  which has released its 2012 annual report of complaints. 2012  marks the first year in which the FTC received more than 2 million complaints  overall, and 369,132, or . . . → Read More: National Consumer Protection Week March 3-9, 2013: FTC Releases Top 10 Complaint Categories for 2012

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Photos: California State Employees Charitable Campaign Statewide Kick-Off – Bank on California and Bank on Sacramento

California State Employees Charitable Campaign Statewide Kick-Off

August 22, 2012
State Capitol, Sacramento
 
The public and nonprofit sector and the general public came together on the West Steps of the State Capitol to rally for the upcoming California State Employees Charitable Campaign (CSECC) with a Nonprofit Agency Resource Fair featuring over 100 booths.

Alana Golden represented Bank on California and Bank . . . → Read More: Photos: California State Employees Charitable Campaign Statewide Kick-Off – Bank on California and Bank on Sacramento

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Treasury Announces More Than $186 Million in Awards to Organizations Serving Low-Income and Native Communities

Treasury Announces More Than $186 Million in Awards to Organizations Serving Low-Income and Native Communities

Announcement is Largest in History for Treasury’s CDFI Fund that Helps Spur Job Creation and Economic Growth in Communities Across the Country

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s announced an aggregate total of $186,853,456 in awards to 210 organizations serving low-income communities. The fiscal . . . → Read More: Treasury Announces More Than $186 Million in Awards to Organizations Serving Low-Income and Native Communities

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Yolo Fraud Awareness Fair 2012 – Join us!

Join Us!

Yolo/Sacramento County

5th Annual

Fraud Awareness Fair 2012

October 10th, 2012

10:00 AM—3 PM City Hall – Galleria

110 West Capitol Avenue

West Sacramento, CA

Fraud Prevention Information & Training from:

Federal, State and Local Law Enforcement Agencies

Along with Insurance & Banking Institutions

Contact Dan Stroski to sign up as an . . . → Read More: Yolo Fraud Awareness Fair 2012 – Join us!

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Photo Gallery: Financial Literacy Fair at the Capitol

Photo Gallery: Financial Literacy Fair at the Capitol

 

Teveia R. Barnes, Commissioner of Financial Institutions and Alana Golden, PIO, Department of Financial Institutions

 

C. Lee Page and Frances Tam, FDIC Consumer Affairs

Left to right: Bank of the West and Opening Doors

Claudia Buck and Pam Krueger visiting exhibitors, including Tom Bennett, United Way California Capital . . . → Read More: Photo Gallery: Financial Literacy Fair at the Capitol

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California Financial Literacy Month Information Fair – State Capitol, South Steps, April 24, 2012

What: California Financial Literacy Month Information Fair

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2012 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where: State Capitol, South Steps (N Street), Sacramento, California

The information fair will highlight the 12th annual California Financial Literacy Month and bring together state and federal agencies and financial literacy organizations. This coordinated consumer education campaign encourages individuals throughout the state . . . → Read More: California Financial Literacy Month Information Fair – State Capitol, South Steps, April 24, 2012

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IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012

 

IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012

 

IRS YouTube Videos: Dirty Dozen: English | Spanish | ASL

The Internal Revenue Service issued its annual “Dirty Dozen” ranking of tax scams, reminding taxpayers to use caution during tax season to protect themselves against a wide range of schemes ranging from identity theft to return preparer fraud.

The Dirty Dozen . . . → Read More: IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2012

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CAFLM Blog will Feature a Financial Literacy Program Every Day in March

In preparation of California Financial Literacy Month, April 2012, the CAFLM blog will feature a financial literacy program, service, or resource every day during the month of March. We did this last year with excellent results. Note: the CAFLM blog has had over a million hits since it was launched in August 2010.

If you would like . . . → Read More: CAFLM Blog will Feature a Financial Literacy Program Every Day in March

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Calling all High School Educators! National Financial Capability Challenge

National Financial Capability Challenge – Educators – Sign up now to be part of the Challenge

March 12 – April 13, 2012

What is the National Financial Capability Challenge?

The National Financial Capability Challenge is an awards program designed to increase the financial knowledge and capability of high school aged youth across the United States so they can take . . . → Read More: Calling all High School Educators! National Financial Capability Challenge

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