For so many of the challenges we face as a society — unemployment, poverty, income growth, income inequality — a great education is a major component of the solution.
The current economic crisis has made clear the need for financial education. If we are going to remain an economically competitive nation, it is an imperative for young people to understand how the economy works and how to achieve financial security in their own lives.
The Ohio Bankers League is pleased to partner with EverFi, Inc., a leading educational technology company, to bring an interactive web-based personal finance course to students across Ohio. EverFi provides an opportunity for member banks to enhance existing financial education initiatives and deliver the latest technology to local high schools through a private-labeled program that teaches, assesses and certifies high school students in the core concepts of personal finance.
Twenty-first century learners are more connected than ever before. But the digital age has left many consumers feeling inundated with information. Consumers are looking for sources they can trust, and when it comes to financial education, financial institutions have long been the authority.
With the new digital generation, information must be shared in innovative, fun and engaging way. The EverFi Financial Literacy Platform is solving this need.