Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund)

Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund

The U.S. Treasury Department today marked 20 years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), which to date has resulted in $2 billion in monetary awards to community-based financial institutions, $525 million in new bond guarantees, and $40 billion in tax credits to support . . . → Read More: Treasury Marks 20 Years of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund)

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Treasury, HUD and the Ad Council Launch National PSA Campaign to Reach Struggling Homeowners

Treasury, HUD and the Ad Council Launch National PSA Campaign to Reach Struggling Homeowners 

Ongoing effort urges homeowners with mortgage trouble to reach out to learn of free federal resources to avoid foreclosure

To increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable® Program’s free resources and assistance for struggling homeowners, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the U.S. . . . → Read More: Treasury, HUD and the Ad Council Launch National PSA Campaign to Reach Struggling Homeowners

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Free Help for Struggling Homeowners on Dec. 4 in Ontario

 

 

Free Help for Struggling Homeowners
San Bernardino County, CA

Help for Homeowners Event
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Ontario Convention Center – Exhibit Hall B
2000 East Convention Center Way | Ontario, CA 91764
Complimentary parking at the Convention Center garage
Entrance off Holt Blvd (east of Vineyard Ave)

Are you struggling to make your mortgage payments?
Maybe you’re unemployed or . . . → Read More: Free Help for Struggling Homeowners on Dec. 4 in Ontario

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Go Direct® Partner Update — 100 Days Out

Go Direct® Partner Update — 100 Days Out

There are only 100 days left until the March 1, 2013, deadline and we need your help! The Go Direct® campaign is urging partners to pull out all the stops in the final months to ensure all federal benefit check recipients switch to electronic payments before the deadline.

A list . . . → Read More: Go Direct® Partner Update — 100 Days Out

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Infographic: CA Counties with Highest Number of Social Security Payments by Paper Check

Alameda: 17, 853

Sacramento: 19,685

Fresno: 19,048

Kern: 14,627

Los Angeles 123,392

Orange: 24,778

Riverside: 20,982

San Bernardino: 24, 572

San Diego: 24,898

Santa Clara: 13, 845

For more information or to become a GoDirect partner, visit GoDirect.org.

The Go Direct® campaign is sponsored by the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Federal . . . → Read More: Infographic: CA Counties with Highest Number of Social Security Payments by Paper Check

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U.S. Treasury: “Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest

“Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest

Do you know a student with a savings story to share? The U.S. Department of the Treasury wants to hear about it!

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To enter a submission to this challenge, visit the contest Facebook page: www.facebook.com/readysavegrow

Help our nation’s youth get on the path toward saving by entering photo and video essays . . . → Read More: U.S. Treasury: “Save Out Loud” Photo and Video Contest

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Treasury Announces Winners of the MyMoneyAppUp Design Challenge

The Treasury announced the winners of the MyMoneyAppUp Design Challenge on Friday.

Individuals from Delaware, Florida, Mississippi, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington, DC, Claim Cash Prizes

Grand Prize Winner Proposes App to Make Student Loans Easier to Manage

The U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the D2D Fund (D2D), and Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) announced the winners of the App . . . → Read More: Treasury Announces Winners of the MyMoneyAppUp Design Challenge

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GoDirect Check Insert Update Sent to all Benefit Recipients

GoDirect Check Insert Update

Last month, all federal benefit check recipients received an insert with their monthly check that emphasized the need to make the switch to electronic payments by March 1, 2013.

All Social Security check recipients received an insert with a message about Treasury representatives available to help.

Those who get Supplemental Security Income, Veterans Compensation and Pension or . . . → Read More: GoDirect Check Insert Update Sent to all Benefit Recipients

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Treasury Announces More Than $186 Million in Awards to Organizations Serving Low-Income and Native Communities

Treasury Announces More Than $186 Million in Awards to Organizations Serving Low-Income and Native Communities

Announcement is Largest in History for Treasury’s CDFI Fund that Helps Spur Job Creation and Economic Growth in Communities Across the Country

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s announced an aggregate total of $186,853,456 in awards to 210 organizations serving low-income communities. The fiscal . . . → Read More: Treasury Announces More Than $186 Million in Awards to Organizations Serving Low-Income and Native Communities

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GoDirect.org 60 Second Public Service Announcement – Link to it!

Keep an eye out for the new Go Direct® public service announcement, which is being offered to television stations nationwide to use on air. This new campaign video features U.S. Treasury Customer Service Agents explaining the three simple steps federal benefit check recipients can take to switch to direct deposit or the Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® . . . → Read More: GoDirect.org 60 Second Public Service Announcement – Link to it!

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