Financial Literacy CSR News

Tools Connecting High Schoolers to Financial Success

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Research from the U.S. Treasury Department implies that educating students about smart financial decisions is as critical as ever: only 1 out of 6 students currently have the baseline of economic knowledge they need to be successful long-term. 

International Paper Sponsor of New JA Colonial Group Discovery Center in Savannah

International Paper commits $100,000 in funding for the development of the JA Colonial Group Discovery Center of Savannah
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SAVANNAH, Ga., Nov. 30, 2020 /3BL Media/– Junior Achievement of Georgia (JA) is proud to announce a gift of $100,000 to the capital campaign of the JA Colonial Group Discovery Center of Savannah. Their commitment will fund the renovation and launch of the facility on the Armstrong campus.

7 Free Resources to Maximize STEM Project-Based Learning

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Thinking about science class, many recall Bunsen burners, charts, and experiments. In the new digital learning age, fostering scientific inquiry through STEM studies means trying new things. Applying the logic of the scientific method to teaching kids requires empowering educators with ready-to-use resources and ideas that don’t require too much lift. 

PayPal and JUST Capital Launch New Collaborative Initiative Encouraging the Nation's Largest Companies to Prioritize Workers' Financial Security and Health

Financial Health Network and Good Jobs Institute join the initiative to help equip companies with tools and resources to take action and ensure employees are not struggling financially
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October 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - As business leaders continue to identify how to respond to the economic impacts of COVID-19, PayPal and JUST Capital, in collaboration with Financial Health Network and Good Jobs Institute, announce a new initiative to make workers’ financial security and health a C-suite priority.

$10,000 Awarded to Title 1 School for Virtual Financial Literacy Education

Jackson Charitable Foundation Recognizes Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the 2020 Money Smart Kids Challenge Winner
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SILVER SPRING, Md., October 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Jackson Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit with the mission to advance financial knowledge on a national scale, today announced Potter-Burns Elementary School in Pawtucket, RI as the winner of the 4th annual Cha-ChingTM Money Smart Kids Pledge Challenge.

Two Financial Education Resources That Can Help Pave a Path to College

Jacqueline Collins Prester, a National Board Certified business teacher and instructional technology specialist at Mansfield High School in Massachusetts.
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September is College Savings Month, which gives me a timely opportunity to talk to my students about the importance of good financial habits they can use to help build their dreams. And the time is as critical as ever: 1 out of 6 students don’t currently have the baseline of economic knowledge they need to be successful long-term.

Comerica Bank and Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas Launch Collaborative Financial Education Programming

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DALLAS, August 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank and the Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas announced today that they have launched a financial education partnership composed of three components: 1) college savings investment strategies, 2) higher award incentives, and 3) a financial education patch program.

Texas Bankers Foundation Honors Comerica Bank, The EMPOWER Series With LiFE Award

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AUSTIN, Texas, August 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The Texas Bankers Foundation recognized Comerica Bank with a Leaders in Financial Education (LiFE) Award for its partnership with the EMPOWER Series, Inc., a nonprofit organization offering free monthly financial education and self-development coaching and counseling workshops for low- and moderate-income students and adults in South Dallas and Southeastern Houston. The LiFE Award acknowledges and honors Texas banks that are dedicated leaders in promoting financial education in their communities. 

Comerica Bank Donates $100,000 to Young Entrepreneurz Solutions

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July 31, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Comerica Bank has teamed up with Young Entrepreneurz Solutions Organization (YES) to equip youth from low- to moderate-income (LMI) communities with financial education skills needed to pursue a career in entrepreneurship. The $100,000 contribution also will provide startup funding for students across Comerica's five-state (Arizona, California, Florida, Michigan and Texas) geographical footprint.

Comerica Bank Promotes Importance of Financial Education

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Comerica wants to serve as a trusted resource for financial education, especially for the unbanked and underbanked portions of the communities within our key markets. Comerica provides financial support to nonprofit organizations dedicated to developing financially literate communities, including organizations such as Project Still I Rise and the Arizona Hispanic Chamber, to teach personal finance basics to people in underbanked areas.

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