San Francisco Treasurer José Cisneros Announces Resources for San Francisco Consumers Affected by the Wells Fargo Consent Decree
The Treasurer announced that Wells Fargo is suspended from Bank On San Francisco, and that the Treasurer’s Office is partnering with BALANCE to provide concerned San Franciscans immediate help to check their credit history and understand the implications of this action.
AC CAN Member News
The 2nd Annual Financial Coaching Census
Multiple respondents from an organization are encouraged and will add to our insights.
What do CFPB’s New Rules on Prepaid Cards Mean for Customers? A Summary from the California Reinvestment Coalition
Though pre-paid cards often look like bank-issued debit cards, they work differently, can cost much more for customers to use and generate more fee revenue to issuers.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency that looks out for the interests of consumers, released a final rule to regulate prepaid rules on October 5, 2016. The new rules increase transparency for consumers about the costs of these cards, and provide stronger consumer protections.
Alameda County Public Health Department Wants to Prevent Utility Shutoffs
News from the Field
Discuss Financial Coaching
Join CFPB for a webinar on Thursday, Oct. 27, from 2–3 p.m. EDT, to learn about two new CFPB reports on financial coaching: research results from a rigorous evaluation of two financial coaching programs, and a report on implementing financial coaching for practitioners. Email CFPB_FinEx@consumer finance.gov to register.
Rise Together Shares Info on Affordable Housing Ballot Measures
ALL IN Alameda County Shares A Guide to Ballot Measures: Understanding the 2016 Ballot through the Lens of Community Well-Being
Family Economic Security Partnership (FESP) Shares Resources from their Recent Event, Voting Matters: Let’s Get Engaged
CFPB Invites you to Connect
Urban Strategies Council – Director of Resource Development
The Unity Council – Financial Opportunities Specialist (Coach)
California Budget and Policy Center – Senior Policy Analyst/Policy Analyst
East Bay Asian Local Development Corporation –
PolicyLink – Senior Associate, Equitable Economy
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