ABA: Foundation Infographic Released with Tips for Avoiding Scholarship and Student Loan Scams

New Infographic from ABA Reveals Tips for Avoiding Student Loan and Scholarship Scams As part of its annual Get Smart About Credit campaign, the American Bankers Association Foundation released a new infographic today providing consumers with information on common scholarship and student loan scams and tips on how to avoid falling victim. […]

HUD: $621,000 Announced to Keep Former Foster Youth Housed

14 Public Housing Agencies in 12 States receiving funding to prevent homelessness faced by youth involved in the child welfare system The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today announced the awarding of nearly $621,000 to 14 public housing agencies (PHAs) in 12 states to provide housing assistance […]

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 […]

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 […]

HUD: $72 Million Announced for Funding Opportunity to Help Youth Experiencing Homelessness

Funding will support up to 25 communities in developing and implementing a coordinated community approach to preventing and ending youth homelessness. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making $72 million in Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) funding available to up to 25 communities nationwide. Funding will […]

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 […]

HUD: 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 Released

Report Suggests that COVID-19 Relief Had Positive Impacts on Sheltered Homelessness  The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today released its 2021 Annual Homeless Assessment Report Part 1 to Congress. The report found that more than 326,000 people experienced sheltered homelessness in the United States on a single night […]

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 […]

FDIC: New Tool Released to Build Financial Capability

FDIC released How Money Smart Are You? on September 30th. This suite of 14 self-paced games and related resources is the newest addition to FDIC’s Money Smart product family. This new educational tool provides practical knowledge to help consumers manage their finances with confidence. Users play games to learn more about borrowing […]