2013 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households – Summary

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

Share

FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked

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

Share

CFPB: Snapshot of Older Americans and Mortgage Debt

CFPB: Snapshot of Older Americans and Mortgage Debt

The CFPB has been tracking the increasing levels of debt among older Americans. Today, older homeowners are carrying more mortgage debt than ever before. For many of the roughly 4.4 million retired homeowners with mortgages, making monthly mortgage payments on a fixed income on top of other monthly expenses is . . . → Read More: CFPB: Snapshot of Older Americans and Mortgage Debt

Share

CUNA Study: Women’s No. 1 Priority Is Saving For Retirement

CUNA Study: Women’s No. 1 Priority Is Saving For Retirement

The Credit Union National Association’s (CUNA) Women’s Financial Survey finds the most important financial concern for women isn’t buying a house or paying off debt, but saving for retirement.
The survey also indicated that although women aren’t confident in their financial knowledge, they might know more than they think.

It . . . → Read More: CUNA Study: Women’s No. 1 Priority Is Saving For Retirement

Share

FDIC National Survey of Banks’ Efforts to Serve the Unbanked and Underbanked

2011 FDIC National Survey of Banks’ Efforts to Serve the Unbanked and Underbanked

The FDIC conducted a second nationwide survey of FDIC-insured  depository institutions (headquarters) to assess their efforts to serve  unbanked and underbanked individuals and families. This survey focuses on  banks’ basic transaction and savings account programs, auxiliary product and  service offerings, financial education and outreach efforts, . . . → Read More: FDIC National Survey of Banks’ Efforts to Serve the Unbanked and Underbanked

Share

FDIC Request for Comments: National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households

Reminder: FDIC Request for Comments: National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households

Due December 18, 2012

Comment on this notice (online form).

[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 203 (Friday, October 19, 2012)]

[Notices]

[Pages 64337-64338]

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]

[FR Doc No: 2012-25702]

=======================================================================

———————————————————————–

FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Revision of Information Collection; National . . . → Read More: FDIC Request for Comments: National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households

Share

“Unbanked” in the News

The FDIC recently released the results of the second National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households which collected data on the  number of U.S.  households that are unbanked and underbanked, their demographic  characteristics, and their reasons for being unbanked and underbanked. The  survey was conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau as a special supplement to the  Current Population Survey . . . → Read More: “Unbanked” in the News

Share

FDIC 2011 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked

 

FDIC Releases National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked 

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) released the results of its 2011  National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households, a comprehensive survey on the unbanked and underbanked in the United States.  The survey indicates that more than one in four U.S. households (28.3%) are either unbanked or underbanked, a . . . → Read More: FDIC 2011 National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked

Share

Survey: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans

Survey: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans

Over Half of Experts Say Seniors Do Not Have Right Resources to Pick Financial Advisors; Most Effective Ways to Stop Victimization Seen as Face-to-Face Education and Help.

Investment fraud and financial exploitation targeting older Americans is a major problem today and most seniors do not . . . → Read More: Survey: Family Members, Caregivers and Swindlers are Top Financial Exploiters of Older Americans

Share

Take a Survey – Help Economia: Money Matters with their Traveling Museum Exhibition by Participating in their Survey

The CAFLM Blog highlighted financial literacy programs to highlight California Financial Literacy Month. One of the featured programs was Rainworks Omnimedia — a social impact innovation company that is producing Economia: Money Matters, a traveling museum exhibition of personal finance.

Rainworks Omnimedia will be launching an exciting museum exhibition on personal finance very soon, they have invited financial literacy organizations . . . → Read More: Take a Survey – Help Economia: Money Matters with their Traveling Museum Exhibition by Participating in their Survey

Share