ABA: Bankers Across the U.S. to Promote Financial Literacy on Get Smart About Credit Day

Nearly 6,000 bankers will share credit education to 156, 000 students on Oct. 17 Bankers across the country will celebrate the American Bankers Association Foundation’s Get Smart About Credit Day on Oct. 17 by visiting classrooms to teach teens how to use credit effectively. Get Smart About Credit Day, celebrated annually on […]

ABA Foundation: Eight Banks Honored With 7th Annual Community Commitment Awards

Banks of all sizes earn prestigious industry awards for programs addressing range of community issues Eight banks earned American Bankers Association Foundation’s highest honor today by being named Community Commitment Award winners for 2019. The annual awards recognize banks for their corporate social responsibility efforts in categories ranging from affordable housing to […]

ABA: Teens Encouraged to Submit Videos in ABA Foundation’s 10th Annual “Lights, Camera, Save!” Contest

Creative teens with video skills and a passion for sound money management can now submit entries in the American Bankers Association Foundation’s 10th annual Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. Lights, Camera, Save! is a national competition that encourages teens to educate their peers about using money wisely through the creative use […]

CFPB: Policies Issued to Facilitate Compliance and Promote Innovation

First No-Action Letter Issued to HUD Housing Counseling Agencies  The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Bureau) today issued three new policies to promote innovation and facilitate compliance: the No-Action Letter (NAL) Policy, Trial Disclosure Program (TDP) Policy, and Compliance Assistance Sandbox (CAS) Policy. The Bureau proposed the policies in 2018 and […]

ABA: Foundation Invites Bank Volunteers for 2019 ‘Get Smart About Credit’ Day

Bankers visit classrooms across country on Oct. 18 to teach credit education The American Bankers Association Foundation is calling for banker volunteers for its 17th annual Get Smart About Credit campaign, an initiative designed to teach teens how to use credit effectively. Bankers will celebrate Get Smart About Credit Day […]

ABA: Foundation Seeking Banks to Host 10th Annual Lights, Camera, Save! Video Contest

The American Bankers Association Foundation is urging banks across the country to participate in its Lights, Camera, Save! video contest. Lights, Camera, Save! is a national contest that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of sound money management.  Through Lights, Camera, Save!, teen participants will create a video up […]

ABA: Experts Selected to Judge Top Banks in Corporate Social Responsibility

Deadline for Community Commitment Award entries extended to July 19 ​WASHINGTON — The American Bankers Association Foundation today is pleased to announce the list of national experts responsible for judging the banking industry’s 2019 Community Commitment Awards. The CCA program recognizes banks of all sizes and charters across the country for […]

HUD: $43 Million Offered to Support Housing Counseling

June is National Homeownership Month, a time to recognize the importance of homeownership to the U.S. economy and the benefits owning a home have on building household wealth for families. To support stable and sustainable homeownership, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced it is making […]

CFPB: Financial Education Tool Launched for Active-Duty Servicemembers

“Misadventures in Money Management” Expands to Wider Audience Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) significantly expanded its Misadventures in Money Management financial education tool to active-duty servicemembers. Misadventures in Money Management (MIMM.gov ) was initially developed for future servicemembers who signed a contract to enlist in the armed forces, but […]