Idaho Treasurer Objects to Economic Boycott of Traditional Energy Production Industries by U.S. Financial Institutions
Treasurer Julie A. Ellsworth joins a 15-state coalition of state financial officers who have committed to scrutinize or potentially curtail future business with banks that adopt corporate policies to cut off financing for the coal, oil, and natural gas industries.
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Should Post Offices Be Banks?
U.S. Postal Service Initiates Pilot Program to Expand Consumer Financial Services to Limited Check Cashing Services. Several U.S Senators Object.
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Crapo: Americans Must Continue to Reject IRS Bank Reporting Scheme
U.S. Senator Mike Crapo (R-Idaho), Ranking Member of the U.S. Senate Finance Committee, issued the following statement on continued efforts to include a reporting scheme in the Democrats’ reckless tax-and-spend legislation under which financial intermediaries report to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on customer deposits and withdrawals.
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Stay Vigilant Idaho...Nationalized Banks May Be Coming Soon
Idaho State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth Signs on with other State Treasurers and Financial Officers Opposing the Biden Nomination of Saule Omarova to Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the regulator overseeing the largest U.S. banks.
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Claim now: $840K owed to Idaho County residents
Do millions of unclaimed dollars sound too good to be true? It’s no scam, and for Idaho County, this share is approximately $840,000 waiting to be collected.
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Educating Consumers to Fight Scams and Fraud Winter virtual Scam Jam and Fraud Bingo series
The Idaho Department of Finance, in partnership with the Idaho Scam Jam Alliance, is dedicated to educating Idahoans about the ever-changing and increasingly complex landscape of scams and fraud. In support of this combined effort, the Department is pleased to announce the upcoming winter virtual Scam Jam webinar series, and the limited roll-out of the Alliance’s newest educational offering - Fraud Bingo.
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It's Time to Report Unclaimed Property
The deadline is approaching for businesses to report unclaimed property.
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Financial Institutions Should Not Be IRS Agents
Guest column submitted by U.S. Senator Mike Crapo
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Heads Up Idahoans!  Who's Peeking at Your Bank Account?
Idaho State Treasurer Julie Ellsworth Signs on with other State Treasurers and Financial Officers Opposing the Biden Administration's Move to Monitor Americans' Bank Accounts.
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Protecting Your On-line Accounts
Boise, Idaho… As financial technology has evolved, it has given consumers the ability to shop, save, and invest online using their phones, tablets, and computers. These modern financial conveniences, however, come with risk.
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