financial education

Girl Scouts of the USA and Toyota Financial Services Pave the Way for Girls' Financial Empowerment with 'Driving My Financial Future'

$2.1 million pledged to jump-start real change in the lives of thousands of underserved girls in the United States.
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NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ — Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) today announced a new, multi-year partnership with Toyota Financial Services (TFS), which has pledged $2.1 million to help girls become self-reliant, financially literate, and capable of leveraging their talent, resources, and personal business values to build a stronger economy and healthier communities. When young people understand the value of properly managing personal finances, they are better prepared for the realities of adult life. Yet less than half the states in the U.S. offer financial education in schools.

Parents Let Kids Learn About Money The Hard Way

Parents, Kids & Money Survey Finds That Many Parents Believe Kids Should Have Credit Cards and Student Loans but are Reluctant to Discuss Financial Matters With Them; Parents Think Financial Education Should Be Required for High School Graduation
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BALTIMORE, April 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  T. Rowe Price’s 2015 Parents, Kids & Money Survey revealed that parents are letting their kids, who are 8-14 years old, learn about money the hard way, but may not be having the appropriate financial conversations to help guide their decisions.

Wells Fargo Offers Financial Education Webinars for Military Members

Free online sessions Aug. 26-28 focus on homebuying, credit, money management
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DES MOINES, Iowa, August 27, 2014 /3BL Media/ - As part of a commitment to serve military members, veterans and their families, Wells Fargo (NYSE: WFC) will offer four free financial education webinars for service members Aug. 26-28. Topics include homebuying, managing credit, and budgeting and saving.

The free online sessions are offered through Wells Fargo’s Military Mortgage Express program and are open to all interested military members and veterans.

Rutgers Study Proves Financial Education Key to Recovery after Leaving Violent Relationships

The Allstate Foundation and National Network to End Domestic Violence partner to bring financial empowerment services to nearly 400,000 survivors
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Northbrook, Ill., July 25, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Long after the physical bruises of domestic violence fade, the ones caused by an often overlooked aspect of violent relationships linger—those caused by financial abuse. A common tactic used by abusers to control their victim, financial abuse involves a range of behaviors including controlling their victims' access to money, destroying their credit, and interfering with their employment.

Capital One Bank Survey: More than Half of Americans Who Will Be Receiving a Tax Refund This Year Plan to Spend the Majority of It

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March 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - With the April 15th tax filing deadline fast approaching, Capital One Bank launched its annual Taxes and Savings Survey to find out how refund recipients are planning to use their dollars. According to the latest IRS statistics, the average federal tax refund this year will be $3,116, up 4.2 percent compared to 2013.

How To Stick To Your New Year's Resolutions All Year Long

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With the holidays past and a new year upon us, now is the time for Americans to focus on their 2014 resolutions. And while fitness goals often top the list of New Year’s resolutions, diet and exercise aren’t the only ways to get back into shape. This year, do yourself and your loved ones a favor by getting financially fit as well.

MetLife Foundation Funds New Jersey’s First Junior Achievement BizTown®

Million Dollar Grant To Junior Achievement of New Jersey Supports A Program That Brings ‘Economics of Life’ To Life To Students
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Princeton, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ – On Sunday, December 8 at MetLife Stadium, Junior Achievement of New Jersey was presented a $1 million grant by MetLife Foundation to own and operate a JA BizTown® program in the state of New Jersey.

Vote for Capital One and Junior Achievement USA as BCLC Best Partnership

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Capital One with Junior Achievement USA: Delivering an education in personal financial well-being to students

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Capital One and Junior Achievement USA are working together to reinforce one of the building blocks of a great economy—sound personal financial management. Their award-winning program provides practical learning experiences that inspire students toward personal responsibility.

Ally Launches 30 Days of Financial Literacy

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DETROIT, April 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Financial Literacy Month, Ally Financial will launch its "30 Days of Financial Literacy" initiative featuring more than 30 personal finance classes throughout the month of April as well as daily personal finance tips on Twitter at @Ally. 

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