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Don’t Fall Victim to Student Debt Relief Scams

Beware of debt relief companies promising to reduce student loan payments for a fee, as the services they offer are often available for free and seeking help from the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation is crucial.

Filing Taxes Key to Overall Financial Wellness

By filing taxes accurately and on time, you can avoid penalties and interest charges, while potentially qualifying for tax credits and deductions that can help maximize your tax savings. Furthermore, the process of filing taxes prompts you to review your income, expenses, and investments, providing valuable insights into your financial health and opportunities for improvement.

March 2023 Monthly Bulletin

  • DFPI Takes Possession of Silicon Valley Bank
  • Silvergate Bank to Begin Voluntary Liquidation
  • Rebecca Martin Selected as Deputy Commissioner for Consumer Services

DFPI Statement: First Republic Bank

The deposits made today into California-chartered First Republic Bank by 11 large banks underscores the importance of regional banks in our banking system. Regional banks provide vital banking services relied upon by communities across California.

DFPI Guidance Regarding Remote Work

The DFPI, in recognition of the end of the COVID-19 State of Emergency on February 28, 2023, and the status of remote work options, issues the following guidance regarding remote work under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act (Fin Code, § 50000 et seq., “CRMLA”).

February 2023 DFPI Consumer Connection

  • Student Loan Debt: A Disproportionate Burden on Black and Latino Borrowers
  • Protect Your Heart and Your Wallet from Romance Scams
  • Medical Debt Collection – Know Your Rights & Medical Debt

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Last updated: Jan 26, 2023 @ 11:47 am