Get Smart About Credit

The Get Smart About Credit program--sponsored by the ABA Community Engagement Foundation--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 2017Approximately 5,500 bankers from more than 380 banks across the country participated in our 15th annual Get Smart About Credit campaign. ABA President and CEO Rob Nichols partnered with Burke & Herbert Bank, Freedom Bank, WashingtonFirst Bank, Virginia Bankers Association and community volunteers to teach around 130 8th grade Irving Middle School students about the importance of managing money at Junior Achievement Finance Park in Fairfax, Va.

Join us for the next Get Smart About Credit Day on October 18, 2018.

Free 2017 Registration

Bankers with free registered participation receive access to our Get Smart About Credit resource page. Geared for high school students and young adults, the resource page contains school and parent outreach letters, presentation lessons, student activities, communication tools and promotional materials.

Free Webinars

Presentation/Communication Materials

2017 presentation and communication materials will be made available to bankers upon registration. Registered bankers will receive access to resources covering the following topics:

  • Knowing Your Credit Score
  • Paying for College
  • Protecting Your Identity
  • Managing Your Money​
  • New! Careers in Banking—Bankers and You presentations designed to help bankers inspire youth to pursue careers in banking.

Select resources are also available in Spanish.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

​For additional information, please contact Jeni Pastier.