ABA: Foundation Encourages Banks to Submit Nominations for 10th Annual Community Commitment Awards

The ABA Foundation is seeking submissions for its 10th annual Community Commitment Awards. The awards, one of the industry’s highest honors for extraordinary community engagement, recognizes innovative, high-impact bank programs that improve the quality of life for customers banks serve. The entry period for submitting nominations ends July 1. “Over the […]

ABA: Foundation Recognizes ‘Lights, Camera, Save!’ Winners for 2022

Ohio Teen Named Grand Prize Winner of National Video Contest Brodie Bosworth, a 17-year-old student at Lancaster High School in Lancaster, Ohio, is the national winner of the American Bankers Association Foundation’s Lights, Camera, Save! teen video contest for his entry, “Money Tree.” The ABA Foundation announced the national contest […]

OCC: Discussion Series on Financial Health Launched

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced the launch of a discussion series to explore issues relating to the financial wellbeing of consumers. The Financial Health: Vital Signs series will feature discussions with Acting Comptroller of the Currency Michael J. Hsu and academic, community and industry […]

ABA: Instagram Voting Opened for National “Lights, Camera, Save!” Teen Video Contest

Cast your vote on ABA’s Instagram page beginning April 13 The American Bankers Association Foundation today kicks off its Lights, Camera, Save! social media contest via ABA’s Instagram page to allow people to vote for their favorite video entry submitted by teens from across the country. Lights, Camera, Save!, now in its […]

ABA: Banks Begin Accepting Entries for ABA Foundation’s Annual “Lights, Camera, Save!” Teen Video Contest on February 21st

Banks across the nation will begin accepting entries for the American Bankers Association Foundation’s 12th annual Lights, Camera, Save! video contest on Mon., Feb 21. Lights, Camera, Save! is a national contest that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value of sound money management. This free competition is one of […]

ABA: Foundation Launches 2022 Financial Education Campaigns and Unveils New Free Resources for Banks

The American Bankers Association Foundation today launched its 2022 financial education campaigns, calling on America’s banks and their more than two million employees across the nation to participate in these important and effective industry-wide efforts to promote consumer financial readiness. This year, the ABA Foundation will offer four specific initiatives […]

FDIC: #GetBanked Campaign Exapnded to Los Angeles, Dallas and Detroit

Public awareness push to promote financial inclusion among the unbanked As part of its ongoing work to expand financial inclusion to unbanked individuals and families, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today announced it will expand its #GetBanked public awareness campaign into the Los Angeles, Dallas, and Detroit metropolitan areas. […]

ABA: Banks Encouraged to Host 12th Annual Lights, Camera, Save! Teen Video Contest

Popular national competition promotes financial education The American Bankers Association Foundation is urging banks across the country to participate in its upcoming Lights, Camera, Save! video competition that runs from Feb. 21 to March 31. Lights, Camera, Save! is a national contest that encourages teens to use video to communicate the value […]

HUD: More Than $51 Million in Grants to Support Housing Counseling Programs, Partnerships with Minority Serving Institutions, and Training Announced

Awards provide HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediaries with funding to maintain and expand critical services for the nation’s renters, homebuyers, and homeowners. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on Monday awarded $51.4 million in housing counseling grants to 177 HUD-approved housing counseling agencies and intermediary organizations. This includes […]

HUD: Four New Members Appointed to the Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee

New appointments bring Committee membership to full 12 members authorized by statute. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced on Monday the appointment of four new members to the Housing Counseling Federal Advisory Committee. These new members complement the Committee’s existing eight members, bringing membership back to the full […]