ABA: Consumer Tips for Budgeting, Savings and Reducing Debt

March 1-7 is National Consumer Protection Week ​WASHINGTON — In recognition of National Consumer Protection Week, the American Bankers Association is highlighting personal finance resources and urging consumers to take an active role in managing and protecting their money.  National Consumer Protection Week, observed the first week in March, is a […]

CDFI Fund: Two Independent Reports on the CDFI Program Released

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Treasury Department’s Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund) today issued two independent reports that provide the first-ever comparative analysis and evaluation of the effectiveness of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) as compared to mainstream lenders. The findings confirm that CDFIs are resilient and a reliable […]

Interagency Guidance: Encouraging Youth Savings Programs & FAQs

Five federal financial regulatory agencies today issued guidance to encourage federally insured depository institutions to offer youth savings programs to expand the financial capability of young people. The guidance also provides answers to frequently asked questions related to the establishment of these programs. Many financial institutions already collaborate with schools […]

OCC: Supporting America Saves Week

WASHINGTON — Comptroller of the Currency Thomas J. Curry today issued the following statement in recognition of America Saves Week, February 23 – 28, 2015: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is pleased to support America Saves Week, which encourages individuals and families to prepare for the future […]