Financial Literacy CSR News

USA Homeownership Foundation Receives $100,000 Grant From Wells Fargo Foundation to Assist Military and Veteran Families With Rental and Mortgage Counseling and Education Due to COVID-19 Crisis

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CORONA, Calif., May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – USA Homeownership Foundation, Inc. DBA Veterans Association of Real Estate Professionals (VAREP) today announced a $100,000 grant from the Wells Fargo Foundation which will enable the nonprofit HUD Approved Housing Counseling agency to continue to provide financial education workshops, foreclosure prevention and rental counseling to the military and veteran communities across nationwide during the Covid-19 crisis.

Truist Empowers 1 Million High School Students with Financial Foundations Program

Online personal finance education program enables thousands of schools to deliver critical, state standards-aligned curriculum
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CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 13, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today announced that Truist Financial Foundations, its digital financial education program, has reached more than 1 million high school learners across 15 states and Washington, D.C. Since 2010, these online lessons have empowered high school students with the knowledge and skills to confidently navigate the modern financial world. Truist Financial Foundations is powered and delivered to schools by EVERFI, the leading social impact education innovator. 

Harnessing the Power of Community Collaboration to Support Student Financial Education

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Giving students what they need to achieve their dreams is a shared goal of many educators, leaders, and families. Yet financial education is too often left out of that equation, because talking finances can be intimidating and confusing.

Moody’s CSR Report Highlights 2019 Milestones, COVID-19 Efforts

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Moody’s Corporation’s newly published annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report highlights the company’s global partnerships and programs that exemplify its purpose of bringing clarity, knowledge and fairness to an interconnected world. It also outlines steps Moody’s is taking to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on its philanthropic partners and communities they serve, including support for small businesses and educational systems. 

American Express Launches ‘Stand for Small’ Coalition to Support U.S. Small Businesses

New digital platform brings together more than 40 companies across multiple industries to provide meaningful support to small businesses during the COVID-19 crisis and recovery efforts through 2020
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April 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ - American Express (NYSE: AXP) today announced it has established ‘Stand for Small,’ a coalition of more than 40 companies across media, technology, consumer goods, professional services, and many other industries, that have come together to provide meaningful support to small businesses as they navigate the impacts of Covid-19.

Empowering Educators and Families With the Resources to Help Students Achieve Successful Financial Futures

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Young people have the power to build successful futures by learning the importance of financial literacy early. There’s no time like the present Financial Literacy Month of April for students to dive into the world of economic education.

Help Students Understand the Fundamentals of Finance

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To make smart financial decisions, people need the right knowledge and skills. Surveys from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority have revealed that Americans have relatively low levels of financial literacy, which is critical for achieving and maintaining financial capability. The study also revealed that many Americans did not have access to financial education at the high school or college level.

Simple Financial Reminders for Complex Times

By: John Marion, President of Comenity Bank
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As the world grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, personal finances and purchasing habits have changed abruptly and dramatically for nearly everyone. More people are working – and buying – from home. Many are spending more consciously, while others, sadly, are facing unemployment, furloughs or a reduced income.

The Drug Enforcement Administration and Discovery Education Introduce Digital Workplace Training to Combat Opioid Epidemic

Employees and Employers Empowered with No-Cost Educational Resources Addressing Opioid Misuse Prevention
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SILVER SPRING, Md., March 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Operation Prevention program, created in partnership with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and Discovery Education, today announced a four-part digital module series to educate workplace professionals about the opioid epidemic and provide resources for prevention.

Wells Fargo Foundation Increased Access to Housing, Jobs, Financial Coaching in 2019

Grants funded nonprofits in 50 U.S. states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and international cities
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SAN FRANCISCO, February 20, 2020 /3BL Media/   In 2019, the Wells Fargo Foundation launched a new philanthropic strategy anchored around unlocking economic opportunity for people and communities by addressing housing affordability, small business growth and financial health. The Foundation invested $455 million in grants in the last year, funding national organizations to deliver programs at scale and nonprofits that specifically address the needs of local markets. 

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