FTC: Top blog posts of 2014
It’s that time of year when everyone’s compiling their Best of 2014 list. We didn’t want to miss the fun so here’s our own list of the 10 Most Read Consumer Blog Posts of 2014.
10. Is that debt collector for real? told you about a company the courts shuttered for duping . . . → Read More: FTC: Top blog posts of 2014
Manage Your Money Week Events
This calendar will be updated as more details are available. If you’re holding a financial education event during the week of Oct. 18-25 and would like to list it, please complete the partner application and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saturday, October 18, 2014
P.E.A.R.L.S. Money Conference for Women, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Sponsor: Springboard . . . → Read More: Manage Your Money Week Events – October 18-25
2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest
2014-2015 Contest Overview
Lights, Camera, Save! is a video contest that engages teens in educating themselves and their peers about the value of saving and using money wisely. Grand prize winners receive up to $5,000 towards their savings goal, plus a scholarship for a teacher at their school to attend the 2015 Jump$tart National . . . → Read More: ABA 2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest – Register by September 30
2014 Financial Planning Day
Come to a Financial Planning Day in your area and get free, one-on-one advice from Certified Financial Planner™ professionals on a wide range of personal finance topics:
… and many more!
You can also attend informative classroom workshops addressing key areas of financial planning.
Best of all, it’s all free and . . . → Read More: 2014 Financial Planning Day in October – Mark your calendars and find an event near you!
Welcome to NCPW 2014
Message from the FTC
Sunday marked the 16th annual National Consumer Protection Week.
The Federal Trade Commission stands with 74 federal, state and local agencies and organizations to stand up for consumers by highlighting the very best in consumer education resources.
The NCPW site offers practical and timely information to help you recognize and report scams; . . . → Read More: Welcome to NCPW 2014
National Consumer Protection Week
March 2-8, 2014
Use these banners, buttons, sample documents, and other tools to promote National Consumer Protection Week.
Reach Out to Your Community
There are several great ways to share NCPW or your own event with your community
Be a gracious host
Host a forum, workshop or seminar in your community and share the tools people need for . . . → Read More: National Consumer Protection Week March 2-8, 2014 – Get Involved
America Saves Week: 40 Days
Over 640 organizations have signed up to participate in America Saves Week 2014. (Including the California Department of Business Oversight, California Financial Literacy Month and Bank On California.
Sample Activities for America Saves Week
Employers and General Population:
Explain the retirement plan you offer to . . . → Read More: Countdown to America Saves Week