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The new California Financial Literacy Month (“CAFLM”) portal provides information, news and resources to help Californians make informed financial decisions and achieve their financial goals. The content is provided by a growing list of CAFLM partners, including government agencies, financial institutions and non-profit and community-based organizations. We invite you to read and subscribe to the California Financial Literacy Blog. Daily updates with news and alerts, programs and services and other financial education resources. Thank you for visiting the CAFLM site and for making financial literacy a priority!

Highlights

  • Manage Your Money Week – October 18-25, 2014
    • Manage Your Money Week – October 18-25, 2014 State and local government agencies, non-profit organizations, unions, schools, libraries, financial institutions, and financial management associations will be working together in communities throughout California to host free money management education events and promote the importance of good money management practices. Programs will be offered to many demographics in multiple languages and cover many facets of personal finance from opening a checking account and managing a budget, to credit counseling, first-time home buying, planning for retirement, avoiding financial scams, and starting a business. Read more.
  • Money Smart for Older Adults
  • Financial Literacy Month – Office of the Governor
    • The theme for this year’s California Financial Literacy Month is “Empowering Californians to Achieve Financial Wellness.” Read Letter from Governor Brown.
  • National Consumer Protection Week
    • National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) – is a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers nationwide to take full advantage of their consumer rights and make better-informed decisions. NCPW 2014 will take place March 2 through March 8, 2014.
  • America Saves Week
    • America Saves Week, February 24 and March 1, 2014, is an annual opportunity for organizations to encourage and assist individuals in assessing their savings progress and taking action to advance this progress. America Saves encourages all Americans to save money, reduce debt and build wealth.
  • Assembly Bill (AB) 166
    • Assembly Bill (AB) 166 promotes financial literacy by taking existing law that requires the inclusion of “financial preparedness” in the history, social science, health and mathematics curriculum frame works, and defines this term to include education on budgeting, student loans, managing credit, consumer debt, and identity theft security.
  • Common Core Alignment Tools
    • Common Core Alignment Tools
      The Council for Economic Education offers this resource to help educators meet the Common Core Standards while teaching financial and economic literacy.

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