Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. Since the program started in 1997, some 123,000 bankers have taught savings skills to more than 5 millions students. www.teachchildrentosave.com.
Bankers, get involved now! Registration will remain open and banks are encouraged to give lessons throughout the year.
Needs-v-Wants coloring sheets now available.
TCTS Communications Toolkit
The social media toolkit contains best practices for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn to help you implement your social media campaign. It also lists key messaging points on TCTS and other financial literacy resources you can customizable for each social media platform – giving you plenty of content for a robust campaign that lasts for the rest of financial literacy month. Use the customizable media advisory to solicit reporters for your TCTS event and the customizable press release to gain exposure in your local media.
TCTS Resource Kit
Lesson plans and activities for grades K-12
- Lesson plans for ages 5-18
- Electronic resources for print
- Poster and window cling
- Communications templates
- Activities, worksheets, props and PowerPoint presentations
- More Information
Encourage youth in your community to Start Today And Save Huge (STASH) during Teach Children to Save Day. And STASH, the TCTS piggy bank, is a great way to reinforce your message.
- Timely giveaway during TCTS lessons this spring.
- Introductory gift for new savings account holders.
- Incentive prize for consistent savers.
STASH piggy banks sold in quantities of 30 for $88.50. (That's $2.95 per bank)
Limited quantities available. Pre-order NOW.
Allow 4-6 weeks for delivery
Race to Save
The Race to Save campaign calls on the banking industry to open more children's savings accounts in 2013 in connection with Teach Children to Save. It's easy to get your bank involved. Join the Race to Save when you register for TCTS, and simply promote children's saving accounts as part of your Teach Children to Save activities.
The Latest TCTS Initiative: Lights, Camera, Save!
It's a unique competition that encourages young people to use video to communicate the value of saving.