Financial Education Resources
The NBA strives to help Nebraskans gain financial freedom through education. From creating a budget and tracking spending to learning how to pay off debt and effectively planning for retirement, the NBA has gathered resources to help bankers give financial presentations in their communities and assist individuals of all ages in managing their finances and avoiding fraud.
The NBA encourages bankers to provide financial education to their communities throughout the year. The commitment and involvement of bankers at all levels of the financial institution is critical to the growth and strength of every community in Nebraska. The following events offer special opportunities to connect with local students and your community.
Personal Economics Program & Bank Honor Roll
The NBA recognizes banks that are advancing the goal of financial education in their communities. Complete and submit the Financial Education Activity Report before March 15, 2019, to tell us about your bank's financial education efforts since May 1, 2018. You could be recognized on stage before hundreds of your peers during the NBA Annual Convention in May. Your bank will also receive recognition in our annual Bank Honor Roll for Financial Education.
EVERFI is a financial education technology company and NBA Preferred Vendor. EVERFI has reached hundreds of schools and thousands of students with its financial education platform for students in grades 4-12. EVERFI has expanded its offerings to include online financial education for customers and small business owners.
For details, contact Katherine Coats-Thomas at EverFi at 551-206-7164 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Elder Financial Abuse Prevention
Learn how to protect your older customers from financial abuse with the NBA's Elder Abuse Prevention Handbook. The Nebraska Department of Health & Human Services also offers programs via Adult Protective Services to meet the needs of vulnerable adults. In addition, the American Bankers Association provides resources to help you empower your customers and communities to bank more securely through the Safe Banking for Seniors program.
Helpful Financial Education Links