Financial Education

Mulvaney: CFPB Working to Create ‘Community Networks’ to Counter Elder Abuse

In remarks at a town hall event in Topeka, Kan., today, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Acting Director Mick Mulvaney said that the bureau is working to form “community networks” of local law enforcement agencies and state financial regulators that can work together with the CFPB to counter elder financial abuse and “find where the problems are.”

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Bankers Observe Teach Children to Save Day Today

More than 12,500 bankers will host financial education events across the country this week in celebration of Teach Children to Save Day today. Bankers will teach students the fundamentals of financial literacy, including the basics of saving, how to create a budget and how to distinguish wants from needs.

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Podcast: The Dark Side of Valentine’s Day

On this special holiday episode of the ABA Banking Journal Podcast, Colleen Tressler of the Federal Trade Commission and Corey Carlisle of the ABA Foundation join co-hosts Evan Sparks and Joan Gregory Saenz to explore the dark side of Valentine's Day: online romance scams

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