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This guide provides information to financial institutions on how they can enhance youth financial capability by partnering with youth employment programs. It maps out how and why financial institutions can engage with these programs and highlights best practices in the Workforce Innovation and More information...
Audience: Individual Youth
Type of Resource: Guide
Tags: Youth, youth employment, savings, checking, youth financial educatoin
Date: 3/1/2017
This resource guide is for youth employment programs that are interested in enhancing financial capability1 and building partnerships with financial institutions. It maps out how and why such partnerships can help young people2 achieve greater financial well-being and employment success. More information...
Audience: Individual Youth
Type of Resource: Guide
Tags: youth, youth employment programs, savings, checking, financial institutions
Date: 3/1/2017
The U.S. Department of Treasury commissioned the Corporation for Enterprise Development (CFED) and the Center for Financial Security at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (CFS) to conduct a first-of-its kind examination of the combination of classroom financial education and in-school savings
Audience: Individual Researcher Teacher
Tags: Financial Education; FLEC; PACFCYA; CFED
Date: 12/9/2014
Older adults can become targets of financial exploitation by family members, caregivers, scam artists, financial advisers, home repair contractors, fiduciaries (such as agents under power of attorney and guardians), and others. Older adults are attractive targets because they may have More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Guidance
Tags: Senior, elder, financial, abuse
Date: 5/1/2017
Information on how to obtain your credit report, how credit scores are determined, how to verify reported information, and how to improve and maintain a good credit score. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Article
Date: 4/20/2017
Before you purchase a gift card for someone—or use one you receive as a gift—the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency wants you to know some things about the terms and conditions associated with gift cards. The following information discusses some of the most important terms and conditions More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Consumer report Tips Tools
Tags: Gift cards, protection, fees
Date: 4/20/2017
This consumer advisory describes common foreclosure scams, suggests ways homeowners can avoid those scams, and outlines new federal rules to protect homeowners from such schemes. This advisory also lists 10 warning signs homeowners can use to identify foreclosure scams. More information...
Audience: Individual
Type of Resource: Brief Tools
Tags: mortgage, modification, scams, foreclosure rescue
Date: 4/20/2017
"Card skimming," involves attaching devices to money machines that read the information on your debit and credit cards when you swipe them. When combined with a nearby concealed camera to record your personal identification number (PIN), the thieves can get everything they need to drain your More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher
Type of Resource: Brief Consumer report Tips Tools
Tags: scams, fraud, card skimmers, protection
Date: 4/20/2017
Financial capability incorporates financial literacy with the ability to understand money and its management so people may make informed financial decisions. Financial literacy provides the knowledge that is often is the first step in understanding personal finance. Financially capable people use More information...
Audience: Individual Teacher Researcher
Type of Resource: Fact Sheet
Tags: financial capability, CRA, community
Date: 4/20/2017
This edition of Community Developments Investments highlights roles that banks can play through their participation in financial literacy initiatives. The articles describe the following four national initiatives that encourage banks and their community partners to help consumers use their More information...
Audience: Individual Researcher
Type of Resource: Report
Tags: Community-based, financial literacy, asset-building, CRA, banks
Date: 4/20/2017