ABA, through the ABA Community Engagement Foundation, provides financial education programs and resources that help bankers make their communities better.
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. This year Get Smart About Credit Day will be celebrated on Thursday, October 16, with bankers connecting with youth and adults for credit education lessons. Bank participation registration opens August 1.
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. The 2014-2015 video contest period is October 1 - December 1. Bank participation registration opens August 1 and closes September 30.
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 146,600 bankers have taught savings skills to 6.4 million students. Teach Children to Save Day 2015 is Friday, April 24.
The Spirit of Banking
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