CFPB: Consumer Financial Protection Week Announced Including Nationwide Virtual Events Starting July 14th

Today, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) announced the launch of Consumer Financial Protection Week, which will take place from July 14, 2020, through July 17, 2020. Consumer Financial Protection Week will focus on how the Bureau is protecting consumers in the financial marketplace, the issues consumers are confronting, as […]

HUD: Celebrating National Homeownership Month 2020

President Trump issues Proclamation establishing June as National Homeownership Month  This week, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) marks the beginning of Homeownership Month 2020 – a time of year when HUD, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and others recognize the importance of homeownership and its impact […]

HUD: National Healthy Homes Month Kicks Off

This year’s theme, “Healthy Housing for All” highlights the importance of safe and healthy living in your home, no matter your address. As families continue largely to shelter in place due to the coronavirus pandemic, the observance of June as National Healthy Homes Month is timely. Sponsored by the U.S. […]

ABA: Foundation Highlights Housing Relief Resources in Recognition of American Housing Month

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans have found themselves facing financial hardship and struggling to make monthly housing payments. While relief options are available to homeowners and renters alike, it can be difficult to know where to look for information. To help consumers navigate this challenging […]

ABA: Foundation Encourages Banks to Submit Nominations for Annual Community Commitment Awards

The ABA Foundation is seeking submissions for its eighth annual Community Commitment Awards. The awards, one of the industry’s highest honors for extraordinary bank commitment to communities, recognizes innovative, high-impact programs that improve the quality of life for the customers and communities banks serve. The entry period ends July 1. “Now […]

ABA: Bankers Celebrate Financial Capability Month by Taking Teach Children to Save Online

While schools may be closed due to COVID-19, bankers across the country are finding new and innovative ways to share the Teach Children to Save program this year, including virtual financial education lessons for children across the nation. Since 1997, the ABA Foundation’s financial education initiatives have reached 11.1 million […]

HUD: April is National Fair Housing Month

2020 Theme Focuses on Eradicating Sexual Harassment in Housing  Each April, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) observes Fair Housing Month. The theme for the 2020 commemoration is Call HUD: Because Sexual Harassment in Housing is Illegal. The theme serves a dual purpose; first, as a public awareness […]

Census Bureau: 2020 Census Invitations Arrive March 12-20

 Ninety-five percent or about 143 million households in the country will receive an initial invitation to respond to the 2020 Census in their mailboxes between March 12 and 20. The U.S. Census Bureau released informational copies today of the invitations, the enclosed materials, and the subsequent reminders households will receive. […]

Interagency: 2020 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference March 9-12 in Denver Postponed

After careful consideration of the growing public health concerns associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19), the organizing sponsors of the 2020 National Interagency Community Reinvestment Conference (NICRC), scheduled March 9-12 in Denver, Colorado, have made the decision to postpone the conference. The Federal Reserve, the Office of the Comptroller of the […]

SBA: Veterans Small Business Advisory Committees to Host Public Meetings on March 4 and 5

The U.S. Small Business Administration’sInteragency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development and Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs will hold public meetings on March 4 and 5 respectively at SBA headquarters in Washington, D.C. The meetings will also be accessible via teleconference and webinar. Fran Perez-Wilhite is the newly appointed […]