Bankers across the country will deliver financial education lessons to teens nationwide virtually this year as part of the American Bankers Association’s Get Smart About Credit initiative, which is sponsored by Ally Financial, Citi, U.S. Bank and Wells Fargo.
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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.
The American Bankers Association Foundation invites entries for the 2020 Community Commitment Awards, which recognize and promote the essential role banks play in their communities—a role that has become even more apparent in recent days as banks nationwide have stepped up to provide economic assistance during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
An old-school idea—classroom instruction—provides a quick route for bankers to establishing a reputation as the place for financial guidance.
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.
The ABA Foundation today announced the national judges for its Lights, Camera, Save! video competition for young people.