In a recent Charles Schwab survey, Americans flagged money management as the most important skill for children to learn, outranking the dangers of drugs and alcohol, healthy eating and exercise habits and safe driving practices.
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As the nation observes American Housing Month in June—and as millions of Americans are now struggling to make monthly housing payments due to COVID-19—the ABA Foundation today launched a new housing relief resource page for individuals seeking information.
Compliance officers and CRA professionals can leverage the powerful resources in banks across the country to make an impact both now and throughout the extended recovery period from this national emergency.
With schools closed nationwide due to the coronavirus, bankers are taking their Teach Children to Save lessons online to bring students the fundamentals of financial literacy, including the basics of savings, how to create a budget and how to distinguish needs from wants.
April is Financial Literacy Month, but with schools closed because of the coronavirus pandemic and social distancing rules in place across the country, bankers are pivoting to video conferencing and virtual formats to deliver financial lessons.
California student Michaela Oh won the first-place grand prize of $5,000 in the ABA Foundation’s Lights, Camera, Save! video contest, the foundation announced today.
The ABA Foundation is inviting the public nationwide to vote for their favorite videos among the Lights, Camera, Save! finalists.
After years of no improvement in required economic education and little growth in personal finance education in K-12 public schools, the latest biennial Survey of the States from the Council for Economic Education revealed significant progress in both areas.
The American Bankers Association Foundation is calling on banker volunteers to help reach one million consumers with banker-led financial education lessons in 2020.
Just 29% of Americans—approximately 73 million people—are financially healthy, according to the Financial Health Network’s Financial Health Pulse report released today.