“Just Ask!” to be Hosted at Massachusetts Community Colleges through December BOSTON — Treasurer Goldberg has announced the fall dates and locations of “Just Ask!”, Massachusetts’ first state-wide program to offer salary negotiation workshops. The program, launched in January, provides women with the tools they need to overcome the negative impacts of wage inequality. These two-hour-long trainings are licensed by the AAUW Work Smart program and empower women to close their personal pay gaps and earn their market-value through salary negotiation. Trained facilitators are scheduled to host Just Ask! at the following locations and dates: Bristol Community College – Fall River | November 27th Br
SoarMA pilot benefits seventh and eighth grade students in five Gateway Cities PITTSFIELD - On Friday, October 19th, Treasurer Deb Goldberg hosted a town hall discussion on college access and affordability with Reid Middle School students, speaking about the pilot college savings program SoarMA. Launched last December, SoarMA is the State’s first college savings account program that provides seeded 529 accounts as well as savings workshops to low-income middle schoolers and their families in Gateway Cities. The two-year pilot includes the cities of Haverhill, Lowell, Pittsfield, Springfield, and Worcester. “Access to affordable higher education is critical to the economic future of many fami
The First Educational Savings Program for Every Child Born in Massachusetts BOSTON – Treasurer Goldberg announced today at a press conference, Massachusetts’ first statewide college savings account program, SeedMA Baby. Through SeedMA Baby, beginning January 1, 2020, every child born or adopted as a Massachusetts resident will be eligible for a free $50 deposit into a 529 college savings account. The program is designed to encourage families across the Commonwealth to plan and save from the moment their child is born. “Access to higher education is vital to the health of the Massachusetts economy,” said Treasurer Deb Goldberg. “With the price of education increasing each year, we must ensure
Properties to Be Showcased Across the State Starting Monday, October 15th in Boston BOSTON — Treasurer Deborah Goldberg today announced that her office will be exhibiting 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 on Monday, October 15th, and will subsequently be shown in Cape Cod, Plainville, Springfield, and Worcester, all leading up to the online auction starting on Saturday, October 20th. “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 revenue
BOSTON - Treasurer Goldberg has announced the fall dates and locations for the Women's Economic Empowerment Series. These free workshops, hosted by the Treasurer's Office of Economic Empowerment (OEE), target issues around women's economic disparities, including the gender wage gap, money management, retirement and investment strategies for women. The upcoming workshop dates and locations are as follows: October 20th, 9:00 AM -- 2:00 PM 10 Church Street, Lynn, MA 01902 November 17th, 11:00 AM -- 1:00 PM 304 Main Street, Brockton, MA 02301 "Women face unique challenges when it comes to financial security," said Treasurer Goldberg. "These programs provide critical information that gives women
The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has elected Massachusetts Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg to serve as the organization's Senior Vice President for 2019 BOSTON - The National Association of State Treasurers (NAST) has elected Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg to serve as the organization's Senior Vice President for 2019. Goldberg received bi-partisan confirmation from her peers to the one-year post at the recent NAST Annual Conference in Scottsdale, Arizona.
"I am honored to be elected Senior Vice President of NAST," said Treasurer Goldberg. "I am proud to work with my fellow Treasurers and the professionals who dedicate themselves to advancing sound financial policies and pr
10 Minors found in possession of alcohol Boston - On Saturday, September 30, 2018 at approximately 5:30 pm, Massachusetts Alcoholic Beverages Control Commission (ABCC) Investigators found 10 minors in possession of alcohol at Savvor, located at 180 Lincoln Street in Boston. Investigators found the bar to be at capacity when they arrived, and it emptied out onto Lincoln Street as they began to request identification. Boston police were called to manage the crowd. The bar will be summoned for a hearing before the Commission; if found to have violated the law, the bar’s liquor license could be subject to suspension, modification or revocation. The enforcement was part of the ABCC’s efforts to p