[Libs-Or] Federal agency offers libraries free financial education resources and assistance

Arlene Weible arlene.weible at state.or.us
Wed Apr 29 14:11:28 PDT 2015

Forwarding on behalf of the CFPB ...

Please consider signing up and taking advantage of this program ... the more success they have, the more it will encourage other federal agencies to be proactive with the library community!

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau wants to make your library the go-to source in your community for unbiased financial information and education.

Sign up today to receive easy access to free tools, materials, and other resources, including:

·         Online resources<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources/resources/>. A time-saving, consolidated list of noncommercial, money-related websites, videos, and tools that have been reviewed and selected by financial education experts at the CFPB.

·         Free print materials<http://promotions.usa.gov/cfpblibraries.html>. Easy-to-understand worksheets, informational guides, and handouts on a variety of money topics from the CFPB, Federal Trade Commission, Department of Labor, Securities and Exchange Commission and other government agencies.

·         Program ideas<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources/program-ideas/>. We share ideas for money-themed programs and promising practices that have worked in libraries just like yours. We also include suggestions for resources and promotional partners.

·         Marketing materials<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources/marketing-materials/>. Bookmarks, standing displays, posters, screen savers, web banners and more. You can order these free materials, or download PDFs to add your logo and print them locally.

·         Library staff training<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/library-resources/librarian-training/>. Participate in monthly webinars, or view past sessions to learn about personal finance topics and issues.

·         Partnership guidebook<http://www.consumerfinance.gov/f/201406_cfpb_partner-guidebook.pdf>.  We help you think through the process of building and documenting collaborations that would work for your library, your partners and your patrons.
Sign up today! Send your name, contact, and library information to financialeducation at cfpb.gov<mailto:financialeducation at cfpb.gov>. *

For more information, visit consumerfinance.gov/library-resources<http://consumerfinance.gov/library-resources>.

Already signed up? Share these resources with colleagues at other libraries or branches.
Our goal is to reach libraries in every community across the United States, and with your help we can.

* Privacy Act Statement , 5 U.S.C. 552(a)(e)(3)

By clicking on the CFPB_FinancialEducation at cfpb.gov email, you are providing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau ("CFPB"), Office of Financial Education contact information such as your first name, last name, organization email address, and organization name for the purpose of obtaining information on any current projects or initiatives, and for inclusion into the mailing list that will be used in future communications.

Information collected will be treated in accordance with the System of Records Notice ("SORN"), CFPB.021 - CFPB Consumer Education and Engagement Records, 77 F.R. 60382. This information will not be disclosed as outlined in the Routine Uses for the SORN. Direct identifying information will only be used to facilitate the initiative, to provide you with tailored updates about the work of the Office of Financial Education, and will be kept private except as required by law.

This collection of information is authorized by Pub. L. No. 111-203, Title X, Sections 1013 and 1022, codified at 12 U.S.C. §§ 5493 and 5512.

Participation in this initiative is voluntary, and you may withdraw participation at any time. You are not required to submit or provide any identifying information; however, not doing so may result in the CFPB being unable to fulfill your request.

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