Properties To Be Showcased Across The State Starting Monday, October 2nd In Boston BOSTON — Treasurer Deborah Goldberg today announced that her office will be displaying select items from the Unclaimed Property Division that will soon be auctioned on eBay.com. The items will first be displayed at the State House in Boston on Monday, October 2nd, and will subsequently be shown in Cape Cod, New Bedford, Springfield and Worcester, all leading up to the online auction starting on Saturday, October 7th. “We are excited to showcase these items in different regions across the state,” said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. “The Unclaimed Property Division’s eBay offerings are a proven success for maximizing r
Drew Smith, Deputy Assistant Treasurer for debt management at Massachusetts State Treasury, was named one of Bond Buyer’s Rising Stars in its latest edition. BOSTON — Drew Smith, Deputy Assistant Treasurer for debt management at Massachusetts State Treasury, was named one of Bond Buyer’s Rising Stars in its latest edition. “I am proud to see Drew receive the recognition he deserves,” said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. “He is an invaluable asset to our debt management team and brings his passion, professionalism and in-depth financial expertise to work every day.” A 35-year-old Arkansas native, Drew is responsible for a debt portfolio of more than $25 billion with annual issuance that tops $4 billi
Treasurer Goldberg announced today Cape Cod will serve as the kick-off location for the second year of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Series. BOSTON — Treasurer Goldberg announced today Cape Cod will serve as the kick-off location for the second year of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Series. The initiative, launched in collaboration with Citizens Bank, is a free program focusing on wage negotiation, money management, retirement and investment strategies for women. The first round of the series will be held at the Gus Canty Community Center on October 3rd and 10th.
“Women face unique challenges when it comes to financial security,” said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. “This program will continu
Providing capital to high schools across the Commonwealth to expand ‘Credit for Life’ and financial education fairs. BOSTON, MA — The Baker-Polito Administration’s Division of Banks, in partnership with the State Treasurer’s Office, announced today the 2017-2018 recipients of Financial Education Innovation funding. This initiative began in 2015 to provide capital to high schools across the Commonwealth to expand ‘Credit for Life’ and financial education fairs. These awards are funded through the Division’s settlements over alleged unlawful lending practices. “I have experienced firsthand the positive impact ‘Credit for Life’ fairs have on our high school students,” said Treasurer Deb Goldber
Over 46,000 New Properties Are Owed to Individuals and Businesses Including the Band New Kids on the Block and members Jordan Knight and Danny Wood BOSTON — Massachusetts State Treasurer Deb Goldberg today announced the latest grouping of names that have been added to the state’s list of unclaimed property owners. Over 46,000 new properties worth millions of dollars are owed to individuals and businesses throughout the Commonwealth, including the band New Kids on the Block and members Jordan Knight and Danny Wood. "To the New Kids on the Block, you got it, unclaimed property that is. We have the right stuff to get you what’s rightfully yours,” said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. “Call our office
Funds will help cities and towns pay for improvements to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. BOSTON — State Treasurer Deb Goldberg, Chair of the Massachusetts Clean Water Trust, today announced more than $7.6 million in loan principal forgiveness for 24 projects in 18 communities statewide. The principle forgiveness funds are administered on a competitive basis to cities and towns most in need of financial assistance to help pay for improvements to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. “Providing these funds to local communities will save the rate payers money and protect the health of the citizens and the environment,” said Treasurer Goldberg. “This $7.6 million is anothe
Attorneys with Expertise in Marijuana Legalization and Implementation to Join the Commission BOSTON — Today, Treasurer Goldberg, Governor Baker, and Attorney General Healey appointed Kay Doyle and Shaleen Title to the Cannabis Control Commission (CCC). Per statute, 1 appointment should have professional experience in oversight or industry management, including commodities, production or distribution in a regulated industry and 1 with a background in legal, policy or social justice issues related to a regulated industry. These appointees will serve a term of 3 years. “I am pleased to join the Governor and the Attorney General in appointing Kay Doyle and Shaleen Title,” said Treasurer Deb Gold