June is Homeownership month

June Is National Homeownership Month

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to celebrate the benefits that homeownership brings to families, neighborhoods, and communities across America. Research shows that a household’s primary residence is its largest asset and continues to provide an important building block for long-term financial security. Recognition of homeownership began as a week-long celebration in 1995, and was later proclaimed

SAVE THE DATE! Financial Education Workshop in Sacramento

Financial Education Workshop Speaker: Anita R. Johnson, Financial Psychologist Join Us! PAYDAY LOANS – AVOID THE DEBT TRAP! March 14, 2018 Robertson Community Center 3525 Norwood Ave. Sacramento, CA 95838 6:00pm – 8:00pm National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is a time to help people understand their consumer rights and make well-informed decisions about money, credit,

ICYMI – CFPB takes action against Reverse Mortgage Companies for Deceptive Advertising

Last week the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) took action against three reverse mortgage companies for deceptive advertisements, including claiming that consumers could not lose their homes. The CFPB is ordering American Advisors Group, Reverse Mortgage Solutions, and Aegean Financial to cease deceptive advertising practices, implement systems to ensure they are complying with all laws,

SCO: It’s Back! Property Tax Postponement Program for Qualifying Seniors and Disabled

Property Tax Postponement The State Controller’s Property Tax Postponement Program returned in 2016 after being suspended by the Legislature in 2009. The program allows homeowners who are seniors, are blind, or have a disability to defer current-year property taxes on their principal residence if they meet certain criteria including 40 percent equity in the home