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Money Smart Week Washington 2017 Recap

05/01/2017
Whew! Money Smart Week Washington 2017 was one of the busiest yet! Organizations across the state hosted dozens of events and activities, all focused on increasing the financial capability and knowledge of Washington residents. Jump$tart Washington hosted its annual Money Smart Week Reading Days,...

Financial Capability Summit - May 10, 2017

04/26/2017
The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions wants to let you know about the Financial Capability Summit happening May 10, 2017 in Tacoma. It's a great opportunity to network and work together to change the lives of those affected by poverty. The Financial Capability Summit 2017 is a...

Be Aware Fair Oct. 10 - Ocean Park

09/30/2016
Consumer Protection Washington, a group of consumer protection outreach specialists from several state and federal agencies and organizations, including the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions, is presenting a consumer protection event Oct. 10 in Klipsan Beach. The event, which...

National Cyber Security Awareness Month Events

09/29/2016
The National Cyber Security Alliance, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Washington State Governor's Office and the Washington State Office of Cybersecurity are partnering to host a three-day series of events to kick off National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) in Bellevue and...

Be Aware Fair Redmond - Friday, September 16, 2016

09/09/2016
Join the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection Washington for information and resources that will help you protect yourself and your loved ones from becoming victims of a scam or fraud. We’ll be talking about Identity Theft, Charity Fraud, Senior Scams and...

Budget for Your Bank

04/28/2016
If you haven’t had a chance to attend any of the Money Smart Week events yet, there are still a few days left to attend a few and learn something new! We still have two Budget For Your Bank Activities scheduled this week in Thurston and Clark Counties.   Bring the kids in and they will get to...

Money Smart Week 2016

04/22/2016
Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed the week of April 23-30 as Washington Money Smart Week. Money Smart Week® is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. This is achieved through the collaboration and coordinated effort of organizations including...

Consumer Protection Week 2016

03/07/2016
It’s Consumer Protection Week. The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) is partnering with federal and state agencies to support National Consumer Protection Week, March 6-12. The annual campaign encourages consumers to know and understand their rights and responsibilities in...

Financial Capability Summit May 12

03/02/2016
On May 12, The Prosperity Agenda is hosting a statewide summit to explore the impact of financial capability work in Washington State. This unprecedented gathering will bring Washington State nonprofit professionals, government representatives, advocates, and business leaders together to explore...

Washington Saves Week 2016

02/24/2016
Governor Jay Inslee has proclaimed February 22-27, 2016 as Washington Saves Week. Washington Saves Week is an annual opportunity for organizations to promote good savings behavior and a chance for individuals to assess their own saving status. Review Your Savings Plan Washington Saves Week is a...