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Come visit San Jose State University’s Business and Government Job-Internship Fair!

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Formerly known as the California Financial Literacy Month (CFLM) website and blog, we’ve completely revamped it to become the new California Financial Literacy Portal (CFLP)! Our new website and blog is a collaboration of shared information, news and resources to help Californians make informed financial decisions and achieve their financial goals. Thank you for visiting

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The California Department of Real Estate (DRE) issues a consumer alert about Fraudulent Wire and Electronic Fund Transfers Criminals and scammers are posing as legitimate companies and/or professionals to convince consumers with fraudulent instructions to divert funds electronically (money wires and electronic funds transfers) to the accounts of the criminals, often overseas, resulting in the