BOSTON – State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg announced today that Former Fitchburg Mayor Lisa Wong is the new incoming Chair of the Baby Bonds Task Force. The Task Force was convened in June and is responsible for developing a comprehensive plan for the State Treasurer on how to create an at-birth publicly funded trust fund program for Massachusetts residents. They intend to deliver their final recommendations by November, before the legislative filing deadline. Baby Bonds is
Over 51,000 New Properties are Owed to Individuals and Businesses BOSTON - Massachusetts State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg today announced the latest grouping of names that have been added to the state’s list of unclaimed property owners. Over 51,000 new properties worth millions of dollars are owed to individuals and businesses throughout the Commonwealth. “So many people do not know they have unclaimed property waiting for them,” said State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg.
Today, State Treasurer Deborah B. Goldberg joined the Massachusetts' Gaming Commission for a virtual hearing to discuss the recent legalization of sports betting in Massachusetts. Treasurer Goldberg provided testimony requesting the continued collaboration on the many areas of intersection between the work of the Gaming Commission and the work of the Treasurer’s Office, including the Lottery, financial literacy, and unclaimed property. Below are the Treasurer's remarks prepar
BOSTON – The Massachusetts Clean Water Trust’s (the Trust) Board of Trustees approved $98,567,883 in new grants and low-interest loans at its meeting on September 7, 2022. Below is information on the grants and loans approved at the meeting. Announced in June, the Trust is offering $20 million in loans with 100% loan forgiveness for planning activities assisting public water suppliers with completing planning projects for lead service line inventories and replacement programs
Free Personal Finance Workshops Are Available to All Massachusetts Residents BOSTON — The Office of Economic Empowerment (OEE) announced its Money Talk Tuesday schedule for the remainder of the year. These free virtual workshops provide Massachusetts residents with information and resources on a variety of personal finance topics like banking, credit and debt, investing, housing, and more. Four events are scheduled throughout the fall season. These events will cover Attaina