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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Tune in to HiFi Financial Literacy Program Posted on Apr 30

Tune in to HiFi Financial Literacy Program

The High School Financial Literacy (HiFi) Program, which trains teachers, financial professionals, and representatives of community-based organizations to teach financial literacy to teens, will hold free classes for interested instructors at two locations in May and June. The first class will be held Monday, May   …Continue Reading Tune in to HiFi Financial Literacy Program

‘Opportunity Knocks’ around Massachusetts Posted on Apr 29

‘Opportunity Knocks’ around Massachusetts

For many families, now might be a great time to buy a home in Massachusetts. Home prices are down, interest rates remain low, and affordable financing is available to qualified borrowers. And this weekend and next, the process gets easier through 10 “Opportunity Knocks” homebuyers   …Continue Reading ‘Opportunity Knocks’ around Massachusetts

Welcome to Consumer Connections Posted on Apr 29

The Patrick-Murray Administration and the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation are excited to launch Consumer Connections. Through this forum, we will discuss consumer issues and offer insight and information into consumer-related subjects like identity theft, financial literacy, foreclosure prevention and housing, and auto   …Continue Reading Welcome to Consumer Connections