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Equitable Digital Financial Education Keeps Students Engaged and Grows Knowledge

by Danielle Robinson
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April is Financial Literacy Month, the perfect time to face the fact that the United States has a problem with finances and now is the time do something about it.

Two Financial Education Resources That Can Help Pave a Path to College

Jacqueline Collins Prester, a National Board Certified business teacher and instructional technology specialist at Mansfield High School in Massachusetts.
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September is College Savings Month, which gives me a timely opportunity to talk to my students about the importance of good financial habits they can use to help build their dreams. And the time is as critical as ever: 1 out of 6 students don’t currently have the baseline of economic knowledge they need to be successful long-term.

How Mastercard is Making a Difference

The 2019 Mastercard Corporate Sustainability Report outlines the company's progress towards building a more inclusive and sustainable digital economy. Looking ahead, our commitment is only growing.
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Texas Bankers Foundation Honors Comerica Bank, The EMPOWER Series With LiFE Award

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AUSTIN, Texas, August 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Bankers Foundation recognized Comerica Bank with a Leaders in Financial Education (LiFE) Award for its partnership with the EMPOWER Series, Inc., a nonprofit organization offering free monthly financial education and self-development coaching and counseling workshops for low- and moderate-income students and adults in South Dallas and Southeastern Houston. The LiFE Award acknowledges and honors Texas banks that are dedicated leaders in promoting financial education in their communities. 

Financial Education Helps Build Stronger Communities

Greg D. Carmichael | Chairman, President and CEO at Fifth Third Bank
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Financial education helps build stronger communities. This is why Fifth Third Bank has invested over the years in various financial education programs to meet the needs of all age groups, from elementary school students to adults. With the dedication and volunteer efforts of our employees, and partnerships with organizations like EVERFI and University of Cincinnati The Alpaugh Family Economics Center at UC, we have educated already 2.5 million people - and many more to come.

Comerica Bank, The DEC Network @ Redbird to Offer Virtual Business $ense Bootcamp Series

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July 20, 2020 / 3BL Media/ -- Comerica Bank announced a partnership with The DEC Network at Redbird in Dallas to launch a Virtual Business $ense Bootcamp Series, designed to provide financial education resources and technical assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs.

Digital Green: Providing for Those Who Provide for Others

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The following is an excerpt from Cisco’s 2019 CSR report. To find out more or read the full report, click here.

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The following is an excerpt from Cisco’s 2019 CSR report. To find out more or read the full report, click here.

T. Rowe Price Relaunches Money Confident Kids Website With Five-step Program

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January 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has relaunched its Money Confident Kids® program, a financial education program teaching basic financial concepts to middle school-age children, as a new five-step program with a refreshed website. The five steps outlined on the new site are designed to build on each other and simplify the process of teaching core financial concepts to kids.

The steps are systematically organized and focus on basic financial concepts of:

Get Smart About Credit: How and When to Talk to Kids About Money

Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo’s free, noncommercial financial education Hands on Banking® program, shares information about a new youth digital learning center and how to teach kids about credit.
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When it comes to learning about money and credit, it’s important to start early and form building blocks to prepare kids for their financial future, said Darlene Goins, head of Wells Fargo’s Hands on Banking® program.

SunTrust Foundation Awards $500,000 Grant to National Foundation for Credit Counseling

Support expands financial counseling pilot program for Hispanic community
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ATLANTA, October 7, 2019 /3BL Media/— The SunTrust Foundation has awarded a $500,000 grant to the National Foundation for Credit Counseling® (NFCC), doubling its initial commitment to the organization in 2018, to support a large-scale program for improving the financial wellness of Hispanic and Latino families. The grant will allow the NFCC to expand its services for Hispanic/Latino consumers beyond its original scope of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and the Houston, Texas, metropolitan area to include all of Texas and Ohio. 

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