SBA revamps education office for financial focus

WASHINGTON — The Small Business Administration has combined its online education programs, community initiatives and youth outreach programs under its newly renamed Office of Entrepreneurship Education. The office provides information on how to start and grow a...

FDIC Puts Spotlight on Loans to Poor

By: Joe Adler American Banker, 7/1/2008 — Two Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. events next week will focus on promoting mortgage lending to low- and moderate-income households. On July 8, Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben...

Pay Dirt: Promoting financial literacy

The Urban Financial Services Coalition is in the Twin Cities to promote financial literacy, personal responsibility and banking careers. By KARA McGUIRE, Star Tribune Last update: June 28, 2008 – 4:21 PM On the heels of the civil rights movement, two black...

Too few borrowers talk to lenders: Treasury’s Steel

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Too many distressed American borrowers are still reluctant to talk to their mortgage lenders about changing their loan terms because of a lack of financial education, a top U.S. Treasury official said on Wednesday. Read the entire Reuters...

Treasury Under Secretary Focuses on Financial Lit 101

U.S. Treasury Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Robert Steel believes access to financial literacy tools may have helped many Americans avoid foreclosure, according to testimony he gave in front of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy...

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