On July 28, 2022, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas met with Israeli Minister of Public Security Omer Bar Lev to discuss shared security priorities and sign a Declaration of Intent on Promoting Cooperation in Combating Illicit Finance, which includes the establishment of a joint working group to combat illicit financial networks.
Banking and Finance
For the ninth consecutive year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has earned the prestigious Certificate of Excellence in Accountability (CEAR) Award for financial reporting.
During these uncertain times, you might be concerned about the financial impacts caused by COVID-19. Here are some resources to help you navigate current financial challenges to reduce any financial stress you may face.
A 2017 study estimated that identity thieves stole $16 billion dollars in 2016. Once identity thieves have your personal information, they can drain your bank account, run up charges on your credit cards, open new utility accounts, or get medical treatment with your health insurance. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take to safeguard your personal information and prevent identity theft.
Online shopping and easy access to credit cards can make living above your means an easy prospect. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, American households carried credit card balances totaling $815 billion dollars in 2018.