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2007

March

28
  • MoneyWi$e financial literacy project visits New Jersey. Consumer Action and Capital One will hold a free MoneyWi$e financial training seminar for community groups in the New York metropolitan area on March 28 in Newark, NJ. Fnancial educators from Consumer Action will conduct…

February

09

2006

October

30
  • MoneyWi$e issues free multilingual ID theft guide. Ninety-three percent of Americans are well aware of the growing crime of identity theft. Yet despite free access to credit reports and numerous educational efforts, a new survey from national advocacy group Consumer Action and…
05
  • Second annual America’s Financial IQ survey. Oct. 5, 2006 – Despite the fact that almost six out of 10 Americans consider themselves “very” or “highly” knowledgeable when it comes to personal finance, the second annual survey of America’s IQ on personal…

July

24
  • MoneyWi$e program awards financial education grants. Consumer advocacy group Consumer Action and Capital One Financial announced today that their joint MoneyWi$e financial literacy partnership will award stipends totaling $75,000 to community non-profit groups in 13 states. The stipends support the efforts…

2005

November

02
  • Elder fraud guide released by MoneyWi$e partners (Consumer Action and Capital One helps seniors spot scams and fight back). More than five million elderly people are victimized by financial fraud each year, and with millions of baby boomers quickly approaching retirement age, elder fraud is a growing concern in the United States. With this in mind, national consumer advocacy group Consumer Action and leading financial services provider Capital One have developed a free new guide, Just Say No to Senior Scams. The guide offers tips seniors can use to spot and protect themselves from scams and is part of the Capital One-Consumer Action MoneyWi$e financial education series.

September

06

May

24

2004

March

08

2003

October

23

August

13

2002

October

17
  • MoneyWi$e Series Now Includes Rebuilding Credit. Four-Part Program Provides Individuals and Community-based Organizations with Free Financial Education Materials San Francisco, CA (Oct. 17, 2002) – Consumer Action, a national non-profit education organization specializing in financial education, today releases the final topic…

July

23

February

21
  • How is the Northeast Coping as Economic Slowdown Persists?. Money Wi$e Financial Literacy Program Reveals Research & New Resources February 21, 2002 -- A nationwide survey of U.S. residents conducted on behalf of Capital One and Consumer Action's Money Wi$e program uncovers key insights…
  • How is the West Coast Coping as Economic Slowdown Persists?. Money Wi$e Financial Literacy Program Reveals Research & New Resources February 21, 2002 -- A nationwide survey* of U.S. residents conducted on behalf of Capital One and Consumer Action's MoneyWi$e program uncovers key insights into…
 

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