FTC: Top blog posts of 2014

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

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Manage Your Money Week Events – October 18-25

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 mymw@sco.ca.gov.

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

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ABA 2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest – Register by September 30

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

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2014 Financial Planning Day in October – Mark your calendars and find an event near you!

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:

Investing
Retirement
Taxes
Homeownership
Estate Planning
Insurance
Employee Benefits
Education Savings
Small Business
… 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!

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Welcome to NCPW 2014

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

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National Consumer Protection Week March 2-8, 2014 – Get Involved

National Consumer Protection Week
 
March 2-8, 2014
 
Get Involved
 

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

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Countdown to America Saves Week

Countdown to
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

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