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NORWICH, NY (April 1, 2018) – In honor of Financial Literacy Month and Teach Your Children to Save Day (April 20), NBT Bank’s Strive® Financial Literacy program is sharing some of its lessons on how to raise financially-savvy children. April was recognized nationally as Financial Literacy Month by the United States Senate in 2004 in an effort to raise public awareness of the importance of healthy personal financial habits.
Research shows raising a child to be financially-savvy is on the minds of many; T.Rowe Price®’s 7th Annual Parents, Kids and Money Survey shows 69% of parents being very or extremely concerned with setting a good financial example for their kids. Unfortunately, the same survey shows the majority of parents admit they don’t always know the best way to talk to their kids about financial topics.
Tips from NBT Bank to Help Parents Get Started:
NBT Bank celebrates Financial Literacy Month all year long – teaming up with local schools and organizations through the Strive® Financial Literacy program. This program offers comprehensive financial literacy curriculum, including, but not limited to:
NBT Bank has delivered more than 1,000 Strive programs across its six-state footprint over the past five years—ranging from urban and rural school districts to charter schools and home school groups, and even local organizations like the Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Boys and Girls Club, and local libraries. To learn about NBT Bank’s Strive® program, visit www.nbtbank.com/strive, or call your local NBT Bank Branch.
About NBT Bank
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 $9.1 billion as of December 31, 2017, and is traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol NBTB. More information about NBT Bank is available online at www.nbtbank.com.
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