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Financial education news and updates from the Washington State Department of Financial Institutions.

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Homeownership Month

June, 26, 2024

Buying a home is probably one of the biggest decisions you’ll make in your life. We have some great resources that can make your biggest purchase a little less scary.   The Washington State Housing Finance Commision:  Steps to getting started:  Attend a free Homebuyer Education...

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$10 Billion Reasons

June, 12, 2024

If we were to tell you that $10 billion dollars were lost to fraud last year, would you believe us? Well, it’s the sad truth based on the FTC data indicating Americans lost $10 billion in 2023 to fraud. It can be hard to even begin to fathom that amount of money, but we are using this shocking news...

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America Saves Week 2024

March, 13, 2024

Get ready for America Saves Week 2024! This year, America Saves Week will take place April 8 – 12.   America Saves Week was created to provide Americans the tools they need to save successfully. Sharing information on how to save, set financial goals, and create a plan are essential in...

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DFI's Financial Education & Outreach Update

March, 06, 2024

Outreach has been off to a busy start this year already!  We are seeing more requests for financial education presentations - from senior centers, community organizations and area high schools to educational conferences and other state agencies. We are excited to be strengthening partnerships...

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