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Financial Protection


Employment Connection (SCCGov)

The Employment Connection is an innovative job placement program that is a free service to any employer in Santa Clara County.

Employment Development Department of California

Provides resources for job seekers, employers and workers with the goal of building the economy of the Golden State.

Financial Emergencies

Financial Emergencies

Prepare for unexpected hardship created from losing a job, medical emergency or natural disaster.

COBRA: Health and Retirement Benefits After Job Loss

Learn about the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act from the US Department of Labor and how to get continuation health coverage.

Financial Fraud

Identity Theft, Investment Scams, & Financial Fraud

The exact cost of fraud throughout the United States is impossible to measure. Learn how to protect yourself.

AARP: Scam and Fraud Information

Timely articles from AARP concerning fraud and scams aimed at seniors.

Identity Theft Resource Center (ITRC)

The ITRC provides victim and consumer support and public education regarding identity theft and related issues.

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Fighting Back Against Identity Theft

The Federal Trade Commission's one-stop resource to learning how to deter, detect, and defend against identity theft.

FINRA BrokerCheck

Check the professional background of current and former FINRA-registered financial brokers, advisers, and firms.

FINRA: Investor Protection

The tools you need to be an informed investor and avoid problems in today's complex world of investing.

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Identity Theft Answers

Consumer protection information from the US Treasury Department Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Avoid Fraud

Tips from the SEC on avoiding scams.

Protect Yourself Online

Safeguard your money and personal information in online accounts.
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