Financial Education Efforts Reached 750,000 Parents, Kids, and Educators in 2014
September 10, 2015 /3BL Media/ - T. Rowe Price has released its 2014 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, which details the firm’s efforts to promote financial education, reduce its environmental footprint, and empower associates to have an impact in their communities.
The completed project will create a bike and pedestrian environment connecting Baltimore neighborhoods
More than 60 T. Rowe Price employees removed 2,000 gallons of trash and cleared 300 cubic feet of invasive plants as part of the company’s participation in the Rails-to-Trails Conservancy’s “Emerald Necklace” initiative, which is focused on connecting existing trails to create a 30-mile loop around Baltimore.
T. Rowe Price will bring financial education to families using interactive games and activities designed to test and help kids understand financial goals and concepts
T. Rowe Price believes, to be truly effective, financial education should be an ongoing process—starting during childhood and continuing through each life stage. Through collaborative efforts with Disney’s TRYathlon Road Tour, T. Rowe Price can teach kids across the country about the importance of developing healthy financial habits.
T. Rowe Price associates raised more than 3,000 oysters that will filter more than 110,000 gallons of water a day
Over the last nine months, a group of T. Rowe Price associates raised more than 3,000 oysters that will help clean Baltimore’s Inner Harbor through the Healthy Harbor Oyster Partnership. This was a collaborative effort with the Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore, the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, local businesses, and area schools. The oysters raised will filter more than 110,000 gallons of water a day.
The Clean City Awards Scheme recently recognized the firm’s London office building, at 60 Queen Victoria Street, with a gold award and special commendation for its outstanding sustainability efforts.
In 1994, the City of London established the Clean City Awards Scheme as a way to recognize businesses with exceptional waste management and sustainability practices. The initiative is meant to develop partnerships with city businesses to raise the profile of responsible waste management while encouraging office buildings to reduce, reuse, and recycle.
Today’s young parents are seriously stressed out about money. In a recent survey by T. Rowe Price, roughly 70% of Gen-Xers (currently age 35-50) and 60% of Millennials (age 21-34) described themselves as “overwhelmed by financial pressures.” Money is a frequent source of arguments with their spouse.
Six out of ten say they “sometimes feel like a failure because I’m not providing enough for my family and our future.”
Parents, Kids & Money Survey Finds That Many Parents Believe Kids Should Have Credit Cards and Student Loans but are Reluctant to Discuss Financial Matters With Them; Parents Think Financial Education Should Be Required for High School Graduation
BALTIMORE, April 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ -T. Rowe Price’s 2015 Parents, Kids & Money Survey revealed that parents are letting their kids, who are 8-14 years old, learn about money the hard way, but may not be having the appropriate financial conversations to help guide their decisions.