Teach Children to Save (TCTS) is a national program sponsored by the ABA Foundation that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life.

Free Registration

Bankers with registered participation receive access to our Teach Children to Save resource page. Geared for students in grades K-8, the resource page contains school and parent outreach letters, presentation lessons, student activities, communication tools and promotional materials. Register  

Free Webinars

Presentation/Communication Materials

  • Presentation and Communication materials for grades K-8 will be made available to bankers upon registration.

FDIC Releases the Money Smart Financial Education Curriculum

The FDIC announced the release of an enhanced version of its instructor-led Money Smart financial education curriculum for adults.

The enhanced curriculum incorporates changes in the law and industry practices that have occurred since Money Smart was revised. For example, the curriculum reflects recent amendments to the rules pertaining to credit cards as well as the new overdraft opt-in rule. A new module, Financial Recovery, provides an overview of the steps consumers can take to rebuild their finances after a financial setback.

To learn more about the FDIC's Money Smart program and to obtain free copies of the curriculum, visit the Money Smart page on the FDIC's website here.

Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM)

CEDAM is a nonprofit tax-exempt organization established in 1998.  It is a voluntary association of community development corporations (CDCs), individuals and other organizations interested in promoting and expanding community-based housing and economic developments across the state of Michigan.  You can also visit www.CEDAM.info for more information. 

Consumer Education (FKA SeniorBrigade) a Michigan Seniors Initiative

The elderly are frequently targets of unscrupulous scam artists that prey upon this segment of our population. A free on-site seminar program has been developed to further enhance the awareness of Michigan's seniors and their families on scams. More information is available at www.michigan.gov.