• Jun 16

    Building Credit: Creating a Gateway to Financial Well-being

    Having a low credit score or a lack of documented credit history can create a vicious cycle of shutting consumers out of opportunities for lending, housing or employment. That in turn makes it harder or even impossible to purchase the assets that lead to long-term financial well-being. 

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  • Feb 24

    FDIC Recognizes Four Institutions for Expanding Financial Literacy

    WASHINGTON – As America Saves Week approaches, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today is recognizing four institutions for their work to expand financial education and support healthy banking relationships. Read more: Money Smart News – Winter 2020. America Saves Week, which runs from February 24–29, is an annual 'call to action' ...

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  • Oct 11

    CRC Applauds Efforts By Community Leaders, Lawmakers And Governor Newsom For Signing Into Law A Bill That Curbs The Power Of Payday Lenders In California

    California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 539, the Fair Access to Lending Act. This legislation will prohibit the practice of charging unaffordable interest rates on consumer loans of $2,500 – $10,000. Existing law does not limit the interest rate that lenders can charge on loans of $2,500 – $10,000. The lack of an interest ...

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  • Oct 10

    Presupuesto y Ahorro (Budget and Savings)

    ¿Cómo administrar sus ingresos, para poder pagar los artículos necesarios, comprar lo que desea y aun así lograr sus metas financieras?  La respuesta es establecer prioridades y mantener Buenos hábitos financieros. Tiene que aprender a conocer su capacidad real de ingreso, ...

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  • Apr 24

    HAVEN Neighborhood Services

    HAVEN Neighborhood Services collected more than 400 America Saves pledges in 2017 and encouraged veterans to save! The organization helps individuals and families  purchase homes, avoid foreclosure on existing homes and manage their finances and credit. At their satellite location in West Los Angeles, CA they provide financial coaching, one on ...

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