Entries from May 2009

Deposit Insurance Limit Extended through 2013

Date May 29, 2009

The Helping Families Save Their Homes Act of 2009, signed into law by President Obama on May 20, 2009, includes a provision extending $250,000 share insurance coverage provided by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund through December 31, 2013. FDIC insurance will also be extended under this new law. This is good news, considering […]

Money and Credit Management for Teens

Date May 22, 2009

On Thursday I was fortunate to have the opportunity to speak to a group of graduating Seniors from Champs Charter High School in Van Nuys about money management and how to maintain good credit once you get into college and life after High School. I am a huge advocate of financial literacy in the classroom, […]

Protect Yourself:Choose a hacker-proof password

Date May 18, 2009

Think about your passwords for a minute. How many do you have? Are they all pretty similar? And how hard would it be for someone to guess what they are? You may have passwords for your debit card, your credit card, your online banking, and your favorite web sites. It probably only took you a […]