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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FTC Videos: Online Product and Services Reviews
Searching for a hot holiday gift? In the market for the perfect pump to wear to a special party? Scouring sites and blogs to find a deal? Online shopping is convenient, but how do you know which reviews to trust? If you’ve got a minute, here’s a video about how . . . → Read More: FTC Videos: Online Product and Services Reviews
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Auto Loan Modification
This FTC video warns car owners about avoiding businesses that for a fee, promise to lower their monthly car payment, or even help stop the . . . → Read More: FTC Consumer Video – Auto Loan Modification
From the ABA Education Foundation
Lights, Camera, Save! Contest in Full Swing
Do you know creative teens 13- to 18-years-old interested in making films or videos? Encourage them to enter the Lights, Camera, Save! contest sponsored by ABAEF and hosted at the local level by banks across America. To be eligible, students must create a 90-second video . . . → Read More: Lights, Camera, Save! Contest in Full Swing and 2012 Winners Promote 2013 Video Contest
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Financially, a bank account changes everything. It’s a doorway to savings, and financial security. It offers protection from the high fees charged by check cashing companies.
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California Controller Urges Public To Search Unclaimed Property Database
Click on image of Controller Chiang below to watch the video.
On June 15, 2012, Controller John Chiang released this video. Read the script here:
Hi, this is State Controller John Chiang with an important message.
Our state is holding more than $6 billion dollars’ worth of unclaimed property. . . . → Read More: California Controller Urges Public To Search Unclaimed Property Database – YouTube Video
Independent Foreclosure Review
The Federal Reserve recently released a video on the Independent Foreclosure Review. The video aims to help borrowers who believe they were financially harmed during foreclosure processes between 2009 and 2010.
Many borrowers across the country have gone through foreclosure in recent years. Sometimes consumers went through the process with unanswered questions and concerns about . . . → Read More: Video: Independent Foreclosure Review
Bank On Webinar Recording
On Thursday, December 1, presenters from CFED, the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the National League of Cities and the San Francisco Office of Financial Empowerment presented on a webinar about the national Bank On field.
The hour-and-a-half-long discussion, including presenters’ remarks and a demonstration of this website, can be watched by clicking on . . . → Read More: Bank On Webinar Recording