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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

  • 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.
  • Presidential Proclamation — National Financial Capability Month, 2013
    • Presidential Proclamation — National Financial Capability Month, 2013 – All Americans deserve the chance to turn their hard work into a decent living for their families and a bright future for their children. Seizing that opportunity takes more than drive and initiative — it also requires smart financial planning. During National Financial Capability Month, we recommit to empowering individuals and families with the knowledge and tools they need to get ahead in today’s economy.
  • 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.
  • California Financial Literacy Advisory Committee
    • The Financial Literacy Advisory Committee counsels the State Controller on strategies to further strengthen the State’s financial literacy and asset-building efforts. The committee oversees the California Financial Literacy Fund, which was created by AB 597.
  • 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.
  • CFPB Financial Literacy Annual Report
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