The ABA provides financial education programs and resources that help bankers make their communities better.
Upcoming Program Dates
- Get Smart About Credit 2013 (October 17)
- Teach Children to Save 2014 (April 11)
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 will be celebrated on October 17, with bankers connecting with youth and adults for credit education lessons throughout the month.
GSAC Information & Bank Sign-up
2013 GSAC Participating Banks
2013-2014 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.
2013 LCS Participating Banks
Lights, Camera, Save! Contest Site
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.
The Spirit of Banking
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