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Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 10/13/2004 - 00:00
It is Financial Capability Month!
Here is some information for you to share on your county web sites, Facebook pages or via Twitter –see attached proclamation…
There are 3 pieces mentioned that you may like to point people to:
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - http://www.consumerfinance.gov/
Click on Participate to see the Know Before You Owe, a campaign for homebuyers, students, and anyone who uses credit cards. The CFPB is working to make it easier for people to understand the costs involved when borrowing money.
myRA from the US Dept. of the Treasury - https://myra.treasury.gov/
myRA stands for My Retirement Account. If you want to start saving for retirement, you are a wage earner without access to a retirement plan at work, and you earn less than $129,000 per year – then myRA may be for you! Opening an account costs nothing, there are no fees for maintenance, the value of what you put in will not go down in value, and you can contribute whatever fits your budget from each paycheck. myRA is an easy way to start saving for retirement.
For even more information on money issues, start at www.mymoney.gov.
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