Teach Children to Save

Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program—sponsored by the ABA Community Engagement Foundation—that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. 

​​On Friday April 24, National Teach Children to Save Day, Rep. Don Beyer (D-Va., pictured at left) and ABA President and CEO Frank Keating visited Drew Model School in Arlington, Va., Beyer and Keating taught 50 fourth- and fifth-graders a lesson in distinguishing between needs and wants.

The 19th annual Teach Children to Save Day involved more than 14,000 bankers visiting classrooms and hosting financial education events across the country. Eighteen members of Congress also joined with participating bankers to co-host events.​Thank you to everyone for making Teach Children to Save Day 2015 a great success!

​​Join us for the next Teach Children to Save Day

on April 29, 2016 

Register Your 2015 Participation

Registration will reopen on August 5, 2015


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Presentation Materials

The materials below were designed and developed exclusively for bankers to make savings lessons easy to present and fun for kids. 

Presentation Planning Tools

Lesson Plans and Activities

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Communication Tools

(**For informational purposes only and is not intended for legal advice. Should legal or professional services be required, please seek the appropriate professional.)

Promotional Materials

Use the materials below to promote your participation in ABA's Teach Children to Save program.

Frequently Asked Questions

Have general questions about TCTS? Find answers on the Frequently Asked Questions page.


​For additional information, please contact Jeni Pas​tier​​​​.​

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