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The information below includes a number of resources from both FSR member companies and the CFPB, promoting effective youth financial education in schools.

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Ally Financial

September 29, 2015

Online financial literacy courses are a great resource for students aiming to get smarter about their money. Ally Financial offers a free financial education program called Ally Wallet Wise, which teaches the basics of budgeting, credit, banking and investing and auto financing.


Assurant

September 29, 2015

Assurant is a leading sponsor with multi-year commitments to two highly interactive Junior Achievement Discovery Centers in greater Atlanta where students learn about personal finance, insurance and how to manage a household budget. A second Center will open in Gwinnett County in September 2015 and each school year will provide 25,000 students financial education through real-life simulations.

Bank of America

September 29, 2015

Bank of America has a clear purpose to help make financial lives better. This includes ensuring people have access to the knowledge and resources they need to make the right financial decisions and achieve their personal goals. In partnership with non-profit online education innovator Sal Khan and Khan Academy, Bank of America developed BetterMoneyHabits.com – a free educational resource aimed at empowering people to be more confident in their financial decision- making.


Bank Of Hawaii

September 29, 2015

Bank of Hawaii supports several K-12 financial education programs. EPIC Ohana’s Hawaii Youth Opportunities Initiative(HYOI), helps youth leaving foster care become financially successful adults in their communities. Through the Opportunity Passport (OP) Program, the bank provides young adults who have successfully completed a financial education program with the opportunity to open an Individual Development Accounts (IDA),

BB&T

September 29, 2015

BB&T Financial Foundations –This partnership with EverFi, Inc. provides online financial education to high school students throughout our footprint (see attached flyer for more information)


BBVA Compass

September 29, 2015

In partnership with EverFi, BBVA Compass focuses on teaching, assessing and certifying K-12 students in financial literacy topics such as saving, budgeting, responsible decision-making, credit and debt, and charitable contributions. BBVA Compass’ Future Builders Program also provides interactive lessons, games and story-based activities that challenge students from an early age to make choices in real-life scenarios, so they can better achieve important goals around saving and job planning.

BMO Harris Bank

September 29, 2015

BMO Harris has an internal Financial Education Resource Center, designed to bring together enthusiastic employee volunteers and training resources from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The result is a small army of employees known as Financial Education Outreach Ambassadors, ready to work with organizations like Valley of the Sun United Way to teach adults and children the importance of managing their money.


Capital One

September 29, 2015

Capital One has helped to successfully expand the reach of the Junior Achievement (JA) Finance Park. Additionally, Capital One and JA of the National Capital Area recently partnered to build two permanent Finance Park facilities that support entire school districts. Today, every eighth-grade student in Prince George’s County, Maryland, and in Fairfax County, Virginia, experiences JA Finance Park.

CFPB: Advancing K-12 financial education: A guide for policymakers

September 29, 2015

Working to increase financial education in your state? Make the most of your time and resources with the guiding questions, case studies, and directory in this policymaker’s resource guide. This resource guide connects you with tools, information, and insights to enhance financial education efforts.