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Protect Yourself from Imposter Scams

Protect Yourself from Imposter Scams

Americans lost over $10 billion to scams last year. Imposter scams were identified as the most reported scams in 2023. Learn how to recognize the red flags and protect yourself from the most common types of imposter scams.

Strengthening the Legacy of César Chávez

Strengthening the Legacy of César Chávez

DFPI’s mission is to foster an economy that works for everyone in California. Meet some CalMoneySmart grantees that support financial education and empowerment programs for farmworker and immigrant communities across California.

Buy Now, Pay Later: Protect Yourself Before You Check Out

Buy Now, Pay Later: Protect Yourself Before You Check Out

Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) plans are a popular way to make purchases online. But like all forms of credit, BNPL comes with its share of risks. Before your next big purchase, make sure you are adequately informed about BNPL, so you don’t end up owing more than you bargained for.

Women Supporting Women in the Financial Marketplace

Women Supporting Women in the Financial Marketplace

Throughout Women’s History Month, the DFPI is recognizing women across California who are working to eliminate gender bias and discrimination in the financial marketplace. Learn about community leaders that promote equity, diversity, and inclusion for women through financial education programs and entrepreneurial initiatives.

Five Steps to Building Generational Wealth

Five Steps to Building Generational Wealth

Generational wealth is financial wealth and assets that can be passed down from one generation to the next, giving your heirs the gift of greater financial security. If you are new to financial planning, you may be wondering how to start building a wealth portfolio. Follow these five steps to get started on your generational wealth building journey.

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Last updated: Apr 23, 2024 @ 2:30 pm