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1. COVID-19 Financial Resources for Businesses and Consumers

SBA Loans, Debt Relief and Paycheck Protection Programs

SBA Loans, Debt Relief and Paycheck Protection Programs

sba.gov/coronavirus

About the SBA

Coronavirus Relief Options

U.S. Dept. of Labor

U.S. Dept. of Labor

dol.gov/coronavirus

U.S. Treasury Paycheck Protection Program

U.S. Treasury Paycheck Protection Program

Employee Retention Credit

Program has Reopened

California EDD Employment

California EDD Employment

labor.ca.gov/coronavirus2019

2. COVID-19: Protecting Your Finances/ Other Resources

Protecting Your Finances
During COVID-19

CFPB

consumerfinance.gov/coronavirus/

COVID-19 Fraud Alerts

U.S. Dept. of Health Human Services

https://bit.ly/33cxX8D

County of Orange Resource Directory

County of Orange Resource Directory

covid19info.ocgov.com

U.S. Treasury -- Steps for Quicker Financial Relief

U.S. Treasury

https://bit.ly/2CVCp0Y

3. Financial Tip of the Week

Jan. 6, 2021: Stimulus Payments are for People, not Nursing Homes
Dec. 22, 2020: 12th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 21, 2020: 11th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 20, 2020: 10th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 19, 2020: 9th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 18, 2020: 8th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 17, 2020: 7th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 16, 2020: 6th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 15, 2020: 5th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 14, 2020: 4th Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 11, 2020: 3rd Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 10, 2020: 2nd Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 9, 2020: 1st Day of Consumer Protection
Dec. 8, 2020: Help Friends/Relatives Avoid a Scam
Dec. 2, 2020: Fake Lysol and Clorox websites
Nov. 18 2020: Help Veterans Avoid Scams
Nov. 11, 2020: Temporary Stop of COVID-19 Evictions
Nov. 4, 2020: How to Spot, Avoid & Report Imposter Scams
Oct. 28, 2020: Scams that Start on Social Media
Oct. 21, 2020: Small Businesses Targeted
Oct. 14, 2020: Are you Receiving Collection Calls for Old Debt?
Oct. 7, 2020: Fake Check Scams & Your Small Business
Sept. 30, 2020: Financial and Other Tips for Disasters
Sept. 23, 2020: Financial Tips if You are Raising Grandchildren
Sept. 14, 2020: Tips for Using Public Wi-Fi Networks
Sept. 7, 2020: Those Free COVID-19 Money Offers on Social Media are Scams
Aug. 31, 2020: Tips to Help You Avoid Post-Disaster Scam
Aug. 24, 2020: “You’ve Won! Now Pay Us” is Always a Scam
Aug. 17, 2020: Getting Unordered Seeds & Stuff in the Mail?
Aug. 10, 2020: Going Shopping? Don't Get Shortchanged
Aug. 3, 2020: Protecting Your Small Business
July 27, 2020: Protecting Your Identity!
July 20, 2020: Spotting Red Flags!
July 13, 2020: Shopping Online? Watch This Video First
July 6, 2020: It’s Military Consumer Month 2020
June 29, 2020: Protection for Renters During COVID-19
June 22, 2020: Paying, and Paying, and Paying Payday Loans
June 15, 2020: Stimulus Funds Debit Card instead of EIP Debit Card
June 8, 2020: Is a Scammer Getting Unemployment Benefits in Your Name?
June 1, 2020: COVID-19 Ruined My Travel Plans. How do I Get Back My Money?
May 25, 2020: Credit Reports Are Now Free, Every Week
May 18, 2020: A Tool for Cutting Expenses
May 11, 2020: Have You Received Your Economic Impact Payment?
May 4, 2020: May 5 Deadline for Some SSI and VA Beneficiaries with Kids
April 27, 2020: Avoiding SSA Scams During COVID-19
April 20, 2020: Dealing With Debt Collectors During COVID-19
April 13, 2020: Coronavirus and Your Mortgage
April 6, 2020: While You Are Home, Spot the Scams

4. Consumer Protection Resources

Financial Education from the FDIC

Financial Education from the FDIC

fdic.gov/consumers/education/

CFPB Publications

CFPB

https://bit.ly/3hILp8s2

Natl. Consumer Protection Week

Natl. Consumer Protection Week

Proclamation 2020

Get Involved

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

5. Resources for Seniors


Resources for Seniors

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Financial Tips for Seniors

Securities and Exchange Commission

Seniors Care Package

National Council on Aging

Money Management

Assisted Living Today

Guide to Senior Finance

6. Resources for Military Families


Resources for Military Families

Questions about Military Retirement?

https://bit.ly/30aZ42j

Military Consumer Tools For Financial Readiness

militaryconsumer.gov

Military Consumer Month

https://bit.ly/3jZDENx

7. Other Financial Resources/Tools


Other Financial Resources/Tools

Financial Empowerment Toolkit

CFPB

https://bit.ly/336B7ea

Taxpayer Guide to Identity Theft

IRS

https://bit.ly/3hH4w2L

Research & File Medical Fraud Complaints

U.S. Dept. of Health Human Services

https://bit.ly/33kX2ys



California Attorney General’s Public Inquiry Unit

Including:

  • How to file a complaint against a business or government agency
  • How to research contractors and businesses
  • How to identify shopping-related issues such as disputing charges and sales offer scams

oag.ca.gov/consumers