Banker registration is now open for Teach Children to Save, the ABA Foundation’s signature spring financial education program. Bankers are also invited to register for the Foundation’s other 2017 financial education programs as well.
Now celebrating its 20th anniversary, Teach Children to Save encourages banker volunteers to visit schools and youth programs in their communities to deliver savings lessons using curriculum provided by the Foundation. While Teach Children to Save Day will be observed on April 28, bankers can hold their lessons at any time throughout the year.
“Early introduction to the fundamentals of financial education can yield lifelong benefits,” said American Bankers Association President and CEO Rob Nichols. “By investing the time and resources into these savings lessons, bankers help build their next generation of financially savvy consumers.” Since 1997, the ABA Foundation’s financial education initiatives have reached 8.9 million young people with the help of more than 225,000 banker volunteers.
The ABA Foundation will host a free informational webinar on Teach Children to Save on Jan. 25 and a banker-to-banker Twitter chat on best practices on March 15.