Financial Literacy

The Utah Bankers Association participates in multiple financial literacy programs throughout the year including two programs sponsored by American Bankers Association.

Teach Children to Save

Teach Children to SaveTeach Children to Save is a national program that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. Since the program started in 1997, some 123,000 bankers have taught savings skills to more than 5 millions students.

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Get Smart About Credit

Get Smart About CreditThe Get Smart About Credit program – sponsored by the ABA Education Foundation – is a national campaign of volunteer bankers who work with young people to raise awareness about the importance of using credit wisely. This year Get Smart About Credit will be celebrated on October 20, with bankers connecting with youth and adults for credit education lessons throughout the month. Registered banks will be featured on the online GSAC Honor Roll, the foundation's list of registered banks, set to go live in September.

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Other Resources

FDIC Money Smart

The FDIC Money Smart program may be used by financial institutions and other organizations interested in sponsoring financial education workshops. Collaboration is important to the success of any education effort. The FDIC encourages banks to work with others in their communities to deliver financial education and appropriate financial services, including to individuals who may not have a relationship with an insured depository institution.

MyMoney.Gov is the U.S. government's website dedicated to teaching all Americans the basics about financial education. Whether you are buying a home, balancing your checkbook, or investing in your 401(k), the resources on can help you maximize your financial decisions. Throughout the site, you will find important information from 20 Federal agencies and Bureaus designed to help you make smart financial choices.

AAA Fair Credit Foundation

AAA Fair Credit Foundation (FCF0 is a national ISO 9001:2008 certified 501(c)(3) non-profit organization providing financial counseling, financial education, debt management, and asset-buliding programs. Our mission is to help individuals and families experiencing financial distress restore financial balance by providing customized financial counseling services tailored to meet their specific needs. We serve to help consumers overcome the isolation many people feel when dealing with overwhelming financial burdens. Not only do our programs change lives and financial behaviors, they also help eliminate the outside distractions finances can cause.

Finance in the Classroom

Providing high-quality personal finance materials for K-12 educators, students and parents, Finance in the Classroom is the place to help you prepare Utah's youth to be money smart.