Margaretville, NY (May 22, 2017) – On May 22, the Margaretville Daisy Troop visited their local NBT Bank branch for a behind-the-scenes tour and lesson in financial education.
“Kids are so eager to learn at this young age. By showing them first-hand how a bank works, they are able to get a much more thorough understanding of how to manage their own money,” said NBT Bank of Margaretville Branch Manager Carol Jean Finch. “This kind of branch tour also provides them with a strong foundation for future financial education.”
Strive provides in-classroom, in-branch and online financial education to help youth and young adults establish a positive relationship with money, grow their money skills, and navigate personal finance as their financial needs mature. NBT Bank’s Strive program works with local teachers to help today’s youth grow into financially responsible, independent adults. Since launching the program in 2012, the bank has conducted more than 1,000 presentations to school districts and community groups.
NBT Bank offers personal banking, business banking and wealth management services from locations in six states, including New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Maine. The bank and its parent company, NBT Bancorp, are headquartered in Norwich, NY. NBT Bancorp had assets of $8.9 billion as of March 31, 2017, and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT and Strive is available online at www.nbtbank.com and www.nbtbank.com/strive.
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