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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

  • June is Homeownership Month
    • “Dare to Own the Dream” is theme for month-long recognition
      The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) kicks off National Homeownership Month by recognizing how homeownership enhances lives and contributes to thriving communities we call home. “Dare to Own the Dream” is the theme of this month-long recognition, reinforcing the long-held belief that owning a home remains one of the cornerstones of the American Dream.
  • Small Business Month – May
    • Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued a proclamation declaring May 2016 as “Small Business Month” in the State of California. This week, the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is hosting a Small Business Summit to provide information on the resources and programs available to business owners across the state. The text of the proclamation: https://www.gov.ca.gov/news.php?id=19402.
  • 2016 California Financial Literacy Month (April)
  • National Retirement Planning Week® 2016 – April 11-15, 2016
  • National Consumer Protection Week
    • Every day, we make important decisions about finances, health, privacy, technology and more. NCPW.gov offers consumers a wealth of tips and information from federal and state government and non-profit partner organizations. You can download and print the materials and share them with friends and neighbors, or order materials from select partners if you’re planning a larger event such as a conference or workshop. Just look through the categories listed below for resources that will help you make your best choices. Learn More.
  • America Saves Week February 22 – February 27, 2016
    • An annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. Sign Up Today
  • 2015 Financial Literacy Annual Report
    • CFPB 2015 Financial Literacy Annual Report. The report describes the CFPB’s financial literacy strategy and the activities it has undertaken or continued over the past year to enhance financial literacy and financial capability. The CFPB’s strategy to improve financial literacy included seeking to provide assistance to consumers at important points in their financial lives and moving forward on research to identify effective approaches to financial education and better define the metrics for success.
  • Presidential Proclamation – 2016 National Financial Capability Month
  • Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 39
    • Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 39 February 27, 2015 – Introduced by Assembly Member Dababneh
      Assembly Concurrent Resolution No. 39—Relative to Financial Aid and Literacy Month.

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