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High School Financial Literacy Course

This Financial Literacy High School course is provided by the California Bureau of Real Estate in partnership with Sacramento Charter High School and the National Association of Real Estate Brokers-Investment Division, Inc., a HUD Housing Counseling Agency NID-HCA ("NID-HCA"). Its production and distribution is part of a CalBRE Financial Literacy Outreach Program initiative.

The following two links are downloadable versions of the CalBRE's "Financial Literacy 101" High School Course materials:

To obtain a copy of the Teacher's Guide and supporting materials, please contact Dionne Faulk at (213) 620-2555 or Dionne.Faulk@bre.ca.gov. You may also mail your request to the following address:

Bureau of Real Estate
Attn: Dionne Faulk
320 West 4th Street, Suite 350
Los Angeles, CA 90013-1105

Event Spotlight

April 2013 is the 13th Annual California Financial Literacy Month – "Helping Californians Make Informed Financial Decisions." This coordinated consumer education campaign encourages individuals throughout the State to take full advantage of free resources designed to improve financial literacy and increase decision making power. This year's theme – "Helping Californians Make Informed Financial Decisions" – highlights the importance of making well-informed financial decisions to achieve financial goals.

Upcoming Events - 2013

Date Event Materials
April 10 State Capitol Financial Literacy Fair – State Capitol – North Steps, 11:00am to 1:30pm Denotes a PDF document  
April 10 Financial Literacy Series hosted by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson and Senator Darrell Steinberg - 5:30 to 7:30pm
Arthur F. Turner (AFT) Community Library
1212 Merkley Ave., West Sacramento
 
April 11 Financial Literacy Series hosted by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson and Senator Darrell Steinberg - 5:30 to 7:30pm
Greater Sacramento Urban League
3725 Marysville Blvd., Sacramento
Note: Parking lot is on the corner of Balsam and Roanoke
 
April 16 Financial Literacy Series hosted by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson and Senator Darrell Steinberg - 5:30 to 7:30pm
Clunie Community Center
601 Alhambra Blvd., Sacramento
 
April 18 Financial Literacy Series hosted by Assemblymember Roger Dickinson and Senator Darrell Steinberg - 5:30 to 7:30pm
Fruitridge Community Center
4000 Fruitridge Rd., Sacramento
 

Ask the Experts - Video Series

CHAPTER SPEAKER & TOPIC
1
Dionne Faulk: Intro to DRE, and Financial Literacy Outreach Program

Mark Riedy: The Real Estate and Mortgage Market

Dan Sandri: Issues to Consider when Buying a Home

2
Tom Pool: Protecting Yourself During the Loan Process

Kathy Smith: Importance of High School Students Establishing Savings/Checking Accounts

3
Scott Brogery: Financial Planning & Budgeting for High School Students

Wayne Bell: Finding the Right Real Estate Professional

4
Chris Neri: Common Mistakes People Make When Buying a Home

Manny Aguilar: Establishing & Maintaining Good Credit

Josh Torres: Vehicle Purchase & The Affect Your Credit Score Has On Your Loan Terms

5
Emily Haward: Education Financing Options & Resources

Tali Abramson: Key Topics for First Time Renters

Rich Dusansky: How to Protect Your Identity & Financial Future

Shannon Faulk: Insurance - Who Needs It & Why

6
Steve Ellis: Important Steps to Purchasing a Home

Bill Moran: Protect Yourself During the Home Buying Process

7
Chris Sorenson: Financial Literacy & the Four B's: Buying, Budgeting, Borrowing & Beyond

Jacqueline Carlisle: Obstacles to Buying a Home

Michael Spilger: Short Sale vs. Foreclosure - Affects on Your Credit Score

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