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FinEdLink

FinEdLink

If you work with youth (grade Kindergarten to young adults), adults 55+ or their caregivers, and are interested in having a banker led financial education presentation, ABA Foundation’s FinEdLink component is for you. This free online portal matches banks with schools, agencies, faith-based ministries, community centers, and other organizations that are interested in having a banker present an age-appropriate personal finance topic. Use the link below to request a banker led presentation and begin improving your group’s financial knowledge.



Frequently Asked Questions

 

 What is FinEdLink?

 

FinEdLink, a free component the of ABA Foundation’s financial education programs, seeks to bring banks and community organizations or other agencies together to help educate audiences with important personal finance skills. Through FinEdLink organizations can request free banker-led financial education presentations.

 

 Why should I invite a banker to make a presentation?

 

Bankers are trusted financial experts with a vested interest in improving financial literacy and security in their communities. Bankers have unique knowledge, as well as access to tools and resources that can help audiences develop the skills necessary to make better-informed, secure, decisions when it comes to their finances.

 

 Do all banks participate in ABA Foundation's programs?

 

Each year banks in all fifty states and U.S. territories register to participate in ABA Foundation’s financial education programs. Each program’s participating banks list is available online, including notation of those banks accepting FinEdLink Presentation Requests.

 

 How do I request a FinEdLink presentation? Is there a cost?

 

To request a presentation, simply fill out the FinEdLink Presentation Request Form to provide details about your organization along with tentative event information and logistics. Your request will be sent to the FinEdLink bank participant selected when completing the request form. The bank employee responsible for administering the program will then contact you within 10 business days. No need to worry about cost, both the FinEdLink online portal and the presentations are free!

 

 I am unable to find an available bank in my area. What should I do?

 

Don't see a bank in your community? Select “Bank Not Found” on the FinEdLink Presentation Request Form. Your request will be sent to the ABA Foundation and we will contact you within 10 business days to discuss alternative presentation options.

 

 What topics will be presented? Can I request more than one topic?

 

​Multiple presentations can be requested on age-appropriate topics taken directly from the respective ABA Foundation program requested. Topics include:

  • Grades K-8 – Careers in Banking, Interest, Making Decisions, Recognizing Money and Saving.
  • High School/Young Adult – Budgeting, Careers in Banking, Credit Scores, Paying for College and Protecting Identity.
  • Adults 55+/Caregivers – Acting As a Responsible Caregiver, Choosing a Financial Caregiver, Identifying & Avoiding Scams and Preventing Identity Theft.
 

 Where will the presentation be held?

 

​Logistics for presentations, including location, will be coordinated between you and the banker. Presentations can be held at the facility of the requesting organization, bank branch, public library or other community centers.

​Questions? Contact ABA Community Engagement