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ABA: The American Bankers Association

Banks of all sizes play a dynamic role in helping their customers and communities thrive through financial education. The ABA Foundation's financial education initiatives—Teach Children to Save, Get Smart About Credit and Lights, Camera, Save!—provide banks with the tools to teach young Americans the importance of smart money management.

The Foundation also supports financial literacy with programs focused on fighting elder financial abuse, helping veterans and their families start or build their careers and spreading awareness about other consumer financial topics.

The ABA Foundation runs four important programs to support financial literacy:

Get Smart About Credit Day

ABA Foundation’s national campaign to provide teens and young adults with well-rounded personal finance skills is now more flexible than ever. 

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Expanding Financial Services Access

Help knock down barriers to financial inclusion for individuals who were previously in the criminal justice system.

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Want Effective Financial Education? Bring a Banker Into the Classroom

To help their students learn lifelong smart money skills, educators turn to local bankers. ABA Foundation’s Teach Children to Save program helps them do that.


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Financial Literacy Regulatory Proposals

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Sam Kunjukunju

Sam Kunjukunju

Senior Director, Bank Community Engagement, Community Engagement

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Jeni Pastier

Jeni Pastier

Director, Youth Financial Education Programs, Community Engagement

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