America Saves New Partner Packet: Ring in the New Year with a New Financial You

Another election season is behind us and one thing is for sure, many people are uncertain of what their financial situation will be in the coming years. What doesn’t change is the fact that people still need to have money… Continue Reading

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FDIC Encourages Consumers to Develop a Plan to Save Toward Their Goals

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued a press release today encouraging consumers to use America Saves Week as a time to begin or continue saving towards financial goals they have set for themselves. America Saves Week, which runs between February 24… Continue Reading

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FTC’s New Home for Consumer Information

The FTC’s New Home for Consumer Information The FTC has moved its online consumer resources. The new location is www.consumer.ftc.gov. See Website image below. What’s different? The site is dynamic and integrates a slew of features, including videos and games, better search results,… Continue Reading

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America Saves Week February 25 – March 2, 2013

America Saves Week February 25 – March 2, 2013 Resources for Non-Profits and Governments America Saves Week, February 25 – March 2, 2013, is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to… Continue Reading

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CFPB Financial Protection for Older Americans

Visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Office for Older Americans blog. Information about the office and resources for seniors. Financial Protection for Older Americans   Older Americans face many financial challenges as they age. They have opportunities to travel,… Continue Reading

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April is Financial Literacy Month – A Great Time to Share Free Resources from the FTC

  April is Financial Literacy Month A Great Time to Share Free Resources from the FTC April is Financial Literacy Month, and the Federal Trade Commission, the nation’s consumer protection agency, has information to help you make the most of… Continue Reading

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EITC Awareness Day – January 27, 2012

EITC Awareness Day set for January 27, 2012 Nationwide in 2011, over 26 million people received nearly $59 billion in EITC. EITC Statistics for California for tax returns filed during 2011: State Number of EITC Claims Total EITC Amount Average EITC… Continue Reading

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New Resource for Communities to Meet Financial Needs of Families

New Resource for Communities to Meet Financial Needs of Families   By: Louisa Quittman U.S. Treasury   The following information was published on Treasury Notes, the U.S. Treasury’s Blog regarding the relaunch of the Bank On Web site.   … with… Continue Reading

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10 Great Financial Resources – What’s My Score.org

From a recent blog by What’s My Score.org 10 great financial resources (government resources are highlighted with an asterisk *)… Money Sites to Bookmark Now Remember the good old days, when you had to order brochures through snail mail to… Continue Reading