Upcoming Presentations, Clinics, Events, and Legal Help Resources: April 2023April 3, 2023
Housing Help Inc. is offering free college financial aid application assistance in English, Spanish, and Haitian Creole!April 11, 2023
April is Financial Literacy Month! Do you know someone interested in pursuing an education through college or vocational schools? It is important to know your options and how to spot scams. Visit ftc.gov/MoneyMatters for more information on how to protect yourself and those around you when it comes to education and training.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to distribute more than $4.7 million to consumers impacted by nationwide student financial aid scam: If you were one of the over 78,000 people who paid College Financial Advisory or Student Financial Resource Center for information on how to pay for college, or to apply for financial aid services, you may receive a check in the mail. Learn more here: CFPB to distribute more than $4.7 million to consumers impacted by nationwide student financial aid scam.
Federal Trade Commission data show people reported losing $8.8 billion to scams in 2022, up more than 30 percent from 2021. Follow along with us throughout the month of April for helpful tips and tricks on how to protect yourself and your loved ones from financial scammers.