Raúl Torrez | Attorney General

Read the Fine Print: AG Balderas Announces Free Financial Literacy Classes around New Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 2, 2018

Contact: James Hallinan (505) 660-2216

Española, NM – This morning, Attorney General Hector Balderas announced a series of financial literacy trainings to be held throughout the state as part of the settlement with Visa and MasterCard, the United States’ two largest payment card networks, over a lawsuit brought by the New Mexico Office of the Attorney General alleging excessive fees charged during credit and debit card transactions. The Read the Fine Print financial literacy trainings are free and open to the public.

“I’m committed to protecting New Mexico consumers and that means ensuring they have access to the training and educational tools necessary to become informed consumers,” said Attorney General Balderas. “New Mexico families face many financial dangers, scams, and predatory business practices, so it’s critical our families take advantage of free trainings like our Read the Fine Print financial literacy trainings.”

The Read the Fine Print financial literacy trainings will be focused on financial literacy, including the responsible use of credit and how to protect yourself from scams and identity theft.

See below for the upcoming trainings:

Albuquerque – May 7, 2018 at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM at Nusenda Headquarters in the La Luz Room, 4100 Pan American Frwy. NW.
Las Cruces – May 10, 2018 at 1:30 PM at Las Cruces Police Facility at 550 North Sonoma Ranch Blvd.
Española – May 16, 2018 at 10:00 AM and 1:30 PM at Northern New Mexico College, 921 N Paseo De Onate.

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Raul Torrez

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