Education

Adopt-a-classroom

We are joining forces with Pepsi Co. (Torrance) to adopt the 5th classroom of Mr. Lopez at Wilmington Park Elementary School. We will be collecting school supplies to ensure that Mr. Lopez and all of… (more)

Six Ways To Teach Your Kids About Saving Money

Saving money is one of the most important aspects of building wealth and having a secure financial foundation.  Yet many of us have learned the importance of saving money through trial and error, and more importantly,… (more)

Just popping in to scam you

You’re working on your computer when, suddenly, a message pops up on the screen: “Virus detected! Call now for a free security scan and to repair your device.” That’s a tech support scam. Don’t call,… (more)

Don’t fall for calls of wolf!

“I lost my wallet and ID. I’m stranded — please wire money.” “Your grandson is being held in jail. He needs bail money right away.” Scammers try to trick you into thinking a loved one… (more)

Winner, winner, chicken dinner

No prizes from the FTC Recently, someone showed up at the door of the FTC (Federal Trade Commission) to ask about his prize. He had a mailing saying he’d won $5 million – and the… (more)

Staycation by default

Planning a summer vacation? You may be looking for deals on cheap flights or discounts at hotels and resorts – but some promotions may come with strings attached, and others can be downright scams. Before… (more)