ABA Financial Education

The ABA provides financial education programs and resources that help bankers make their communities better.

Upcoming Program Dates

  • 2014 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest Winners Announced during America Saves Week® (February 26)
  • 2014 Teach Children to Save Day (April 11

NEW! The Road to Financial Responsibility

Print your copy of this fun graphic full of pointers for parents on teaching their kids good financial habits at any age.

Teach Children to Save

Teach Children to Save is a national program that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a lifelong savings habit. Since the program started in 1997, some 130,500 bankers have taught savings skills to 6 million students.

2014 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

Lights Camera Save! is a video contest that engages teens in educating themselves and their peers about the value of saving and using money wisely. Banks host the local level of the competition and select a winner to compete on the national level. 

View 2014 Lights, Camera, Save Winners!
2014 Lights, Camera, Save! Finalists
LCS Information & Bank Enrollment 
Lights, Camera, Save! Contest Site

Get Smart About Credit

Get Smart About Credit is a national campaign of volunteer bankers who work with young people to raise awareness about the importance of using credit wisely. Get Smart About Credit Day is celebrated every October with bankers connecting with youth and adults for credit education lessons throughout the month.

The Spirit of Banking

Read ABA's newsletter, The Spirit of Banking, with information for anyone with an interest in financial education! Click here to join our list.


 Highlights & Resources