ABA: Safe Banking for Seniors

A campaign to educate seniors and their caregivers on the risks of financial fraud

​Financial abuse against older Americans can take many forms, from illegal debits, to third-party scams and even unauthorized withdrawals by an approved caregiver. And with the share of the U.S. population 60 years and over projected to reach 30 percent by 2025, the opportunities . . . → Read More: ABA: Safe Banking for Seniors

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2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

2014-2015 Contest Overview

Lights, Camera, Save!, sponsored by Bank Financial Services Group, is a video contest that engages teens in educating themselves and their peers about the value of saving and using money wisely. Grand prize winners receive up to $5,000 towards their savings goal, plus a scholarship for a teacher at their school to . . . → Read More: 2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

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ABA Get Smart About Credit Oct. 16

Get Smart About Credit

 
The Get Smart About Credit program — sponsored by the ABA — 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 16.

Please note our new registration process. You will . . . → Read More: ABA Get Smart About Credit Oct. 16

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ABA 2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest – Register by September 30

2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest

2014-2015 Contest Overview

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. Grand prize winners receive up to $5,000 towards their savings goal, plus a scholarship for a teacher at their school to attend the 2015 Jump$tart National . . . → Read More: ABA 2014-2015 Lights, Camera, Save! Contest – Register by September 30

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June is American Housing Month: Outreach Materials from the ABA

American Housing Month

Page Content

In celebration of American Housing Month in June, ABA has developed a number of resources to help bankers promote consumer awareness about their housing options. The resources include a social media toolkit to help banks communicate about housing issues with customers, tip sheets, financial calculators and a customizable news release.

Customizable Materials
Tip Sheets

5 Important . . . → Read More: June is American Housing Month: Outreach Materials from the ABA

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Lights, Camera, Save! Contest in Full Swing and 2012 Winners Promote 2013 Video Contest

From the ABA Education Foundation

Lights, Camera, Save! Contest in Full Swing

Do you know creative teens 13- to 18-years-old interested in making films or videos? Encourage them to enter the Lights, Camera, Save! contest sponsored by ABAEF and hosted at the local level by banks across America. To be eligible, students must create a 90-second video . . . → Read More: Lights, Camera, Save! Contest in Full Swing and 2012 Winners Promote 2013 Video Contest

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Financial Education on ABA Facebook Page

Financial Education on Facebook

Curious about the financial education efforts by banks? Looking for a medium to share your bank’s initiatives?

Head to the ABA Education Foundation’s Facebook page to post your pictures and stories, and read others!

This is a great way for bankers to display their community commitment. Simply visit the ABA Education Foundation Facebook fan page and post . . . → Read More: Financial Education on ABA Facebook Page

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Teach Children to Save Day – Building a Generation of Savers

 Tomorrow is Teach Children to Save Day

Teach Children to Save: April 24
For 16 years this program has partnered banks with students for lessons on the importance of saving. The program has reached more than 5 million students with savings education lesson.

CALIFORNIA Participants 

Auburn

Community 1st Bank

 Bakersfield

Bank of the Sierra

 Beverly Hills

CapitalSource Bank

 Brea

CapitalSource Bank

. . . → Read More: Teach Children to Save Day – Building a Generation of Savers

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Teach Children to Save and the Race to Save

Teach Children to Save and the Race to Save

The goal of the Race to Save campaign is to engage the banking industry to open 100,000 new youth savings accounts in 2012. Research shows that children savers are more likely to go to college, have a better outlook on life and are more financially literate. 

Race to Save . . . → Read More: Teach Children to Save and the Race to Save

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Teach Children to Save Training Webinar

 

 

 

 

Teach Children to Save Training
For Experienced Banker Participants

Looking for something new to add to your Teach Children to Save lesson? Could you use a TCTS refresher or an opportunity to hear what others are doing? Join the American Banker’s Association Education foundation’s Teach Children to Save Webinar on Feb. 15 at 3 . . . → Read More: Teach Children to Save Training Webinar

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