2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households
In June 2013, the FDIC sponsored the third National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households to collect data on the number of U.S. households that are unbanked and underbanked, their demographic characteristics, and their reasons for being unbanked and underbanked. This survey was conducted by the U.S. Census . . . → Read More: 2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households – Summary
FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked
Unbanked Households Decline to 9.6 Million
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released the results of the 2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households, the most comprehensive survey on the subject in the United States. The survey indicates that the proportion of unbanked households declined from 8.2 . . . → Read More: FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked
Our first financial literacy report to Congress
The CFPB posted the following announcement last week.
Today, we’re publishing our first financial literacy report to Congress. It discusses our approach to financial literacy and the work we’ve done to help consumers make better informed choices about their personal finances and achieve financial goals.
As Director Richard Cordray puts it in . . . → Read More: CFPB: Our First Financial Literacy Report to Congress
USA.gov Debuts Interactive Consumer Action Handbook
USA.gov recently released their annual Consumer Action Handbook. The Handbook is a go-to guide for practical information to help you plan a purchase, know your consumer rights, and file a consumer complaint. The 2013 edition, which can be accessed in either English or Spanish, features new content in areas such as banking, . . . → Read More: USA.gov Debuts Interactive Consumer Action Handbook
List of Featured Financial Literacy Programs Featured in March and April
EARN.org “TripleBoost Account”
SAFE Credit Union’s Mad City Money High School Program
SAFE Credit Union’s Financial Literacy Program
Financial Opportunity Center – North County Lifeline
First Northern Bank’s Partnership With EverFi To Bring Financial Education to High School Students
Bank of the West and CFED Partnership for Spend Some, Save Some
Bank . . . → Read More: List of Featured Financial Literacy Programs Featured in March and April
Photo Gallery: California Financial Literacy Month Resource Fair, State Capitol, April 10, 2013
Department of Corporations Commissioner Jan Owen, Assemblymember Bob Wiekowski, Assemblymember Roger Dickinson, Controller John Chiang and Department of Real Estate Commissioner Wayne Bell took part in the Financial Literacy Fair.
DFI Commissioner Teveia R. Barnes with Department of Corporations and Department of Financial lnstitutions representatives.
. . . → Read More: Photo Gallery: CAFLM Resource Fair, California State Capitol, April 10, 2013
Featured Financial Literacy Program to Highlight California Financial Literacy Month (April 2013)
The CAFLM Blog will feature financial literacy programs in March and April to highlight California Financial Literacy Month, April 2013. To feature your financial literacy program, see the CAFLM Blog post dated February 20, 2013.
Today we are highlighting…
Finance and Thrift and Money Smart: . . . → Read More: Featured Financial Literacy Program: Finance and Thrift and Money Smart
National Consumer Protection Week
March 3-9, 2013
It’s not too late to participate!
It’s not too late to participate in National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) outreach and help Californians to take full advantage of free financial education resources and make better-informed decisions in the marketplace as part of National Consumer Protection Week, March 3-9, 2013. National Consumer Protection Week . . . → Read More: National Consumer Protection Week March 3-9, 2013
Improving Women’s Financial Literacy & Capabilities Globally
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 · 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Central · Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Visa Inc. will co-host the seventh annual Financial Literacy and Education Summit on April 17, 2013. The program will bring together international financial literacy experts who will . . . → Read More: Save the Date: Improving Women’s Financial Literacy & Capabilities Globally