No matter how customers make their money, Fifth Third helps them get it faster
CINCINNATI, May 19, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third Bank, National Association, is focused on making sure its customers have fast access to their money, regardless of how they get paid. Today, the Bank announced it has expanded its Early Pay®1 to include income received from gig work as well as some forms of government and retirement benefits, allowing customers access to their paychecks up to two days early.
Fifth Third Bank is releasing an in-depth and informative white paper called The Case for ESG and Responsible, Sustainable Investing.
Published this week, the white paper demonstrates the Bank’s thought leadership for institutional and retail investors, providing insights and best practices on ESG investing. The white paper is available on the Bank’s website.
Fifth Third Finance Academy improves the financial lives of students and future entrepreneurs. Since 2017, Fifth Third has brought financial education to students throughout our footprint, especially to kids who live in underserved communities. The impact runs deep—to the tune of 1.4 million hours of learning!
Fifth Third Finance Academy is a part of the Bank’s LIFE (Lives Improved through Financial Empowerment) program that brings financial education to people at every age and stage of life to empower their futures.
Fifth Third Finance Academy, powered by EverFi, has educated 603,000 students through its foundational financial education and entrepreneurship classes for high school students. Fifth Third Finance Academy’s digital courses are designed to empower students with the skills to make financial decisions that lead to successful lives. Finance Academy is one of the Fifth Third Bank LIFE (Lives Improved through Financial Empowerment®) programs offered at no charge to people at every age and stage of life.
Extra Time has helped customers avoid more than $22 million in fees
CINCINNATI, April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association, announced that effective June 23 it will eliminate non-sufficient fund (NSF) fees for all consumer accounts. Fifth Third’s elimination of all NSF fees is the Bank’s most recent step to reduce punitive fees and focus on the best outcomes for customers.
Fifth Third Bank continues to be deeply committed to financial education. As we celebrate Financial Literacy Month in April, we’re proud to report that over 2.8 million people have been educated though our various programs in the past 18 years. Fifth Third’s L.I.F.E. (lives Improved through Financial Empowerment) programs are designed to financially empower people at every age and every stage in life, with in-person and virtual modules.
In 2021, I was named Responsible CEO of the Year for Community Impact by 3BL Media. I note this not because it honors me personally, but because it acknowledges, in a very public way, the work that Fifth Third’s employees have done to improve the lives of all our stakeholders. We all depend upon a healthy environment to live our best lives, and that’s why we’ve made accelerating the transition to a sustainable future a key priority of our Company. We are committed to doing well by doing good.
Recognition honors companies demonstrating leadership, commitment to business integrity through ethics, compliance, governance practices
CINCINNATI, March 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ – Fifth Third Bank, National Association (Nasdaq: FITB) today was recognized by Ethisphere, a global leader in defining and advancing the standard of ethical business practices, as one of the 2022 World’s Most Ethical Companies. Today’s announcement marks the third time Fifth Third has been recognized by Ethisphere in the “banks” category. In 2022, 136 honorees were recognized, spanning 22 countries and 45 industries.
CINCINNATI, March 15, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Fifth Third published its second TCFD Report on February 28, 2022. The 2021 TCFD Report demonstrates the Company’s progress in implementing the TCFD’s recommendations and summarizes the Bank’s advancement in climate-related disclosures since its inaugural report in late 2019.
Business expected to educate and assist food entrepreneurs, provide fresh food options to Dayton-area residents
CINCINNATI, March 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ – The Fifth Third Foundation today announced its lead investment in 6888 (pronounced “six-triple-eight”) Kitchen Incubator, a business hub dedicated to providing resources to entrepreneurs developing food businesses. Fifth Third Foundation’s gift of $1 million to the Incubator will provide necessary dollars to help build its commercial space that will assist and serve the Dayton area.