Chase President, More Than 100 Employees Participate in Annual Teach Children to Save Day.Chase Continues to Demonstrate Commitment to Delaware Youth and Financial Literacy Financial literacy is the ability of individuals to make appropriate decisions in managing their personal finances. Raising levels of financial literacy is now a focus of government programmes in countries including Australia, Japan, the United States and the UK.
WILMINGTON, Del. -- For the 11th year in a row, JPMorgan Chase JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM TYO: 8634 ) is one of the oldest financial services firms in the world. The company, headquartered in New York City, is one of the leaders in investment banking, financial services, asset and wealth management and private equity. With assets of $1. & Co. [NYSE NYSE
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Keith Schuck, president, Chase Bank USA, N.A., will lead a classroom discussion at 10:00 a.m. at the Bancroft Elementary School elementary school: see school. in New Castle County, Delaware New Castle County is the northernmost of the three counties of the U.S. state of Delaware. As of 2000 its population was 500,265. The county seat is Wilmington. The center of population of Delaware is located in New Castle County, in the town of Townsend . , on April 28, and more than 100 other Chase employees will be conducting similar sessions in other schools April 28 and 29.
Teach Children to Save Day is a national event developed by the American Bankers Association The American Bankers Association (ABA) is comprised of banks and other financial institutions. It seeks to promote the strength and profitability of the banking industry by Lobbying federal and state governments, building industry consensus on key issues, and providing products and Education Foundation. The event brings bank professionals into the classroom to teach 45-minute literacy based budgeting and savings lessons to students in grades K-12. This year, the ABA Education Foundation is calling on bankers to accept the Million Child Challenge and teach saving lessons to one million students through the Teach Children to Save program and teachchildrentosave.com. The Million Child Challenge will help build a generation of savers and aid in our nation's economic recovery.
"Chase is committed to helping teachers educate young people learn how to make informed, responsible financial decisions," said Schuck. "Particularly now, in this challenging economic environment, students need to learn about money matters. We are proud to support the American Bankers Association in this annual event."
This day represents just one part of Chase's ongoing financial literacy program. Recently, Chase introduced, "Parents, Teens, and Money: A Clear and Simple Guide to Discussing Financial Responsibility." The online guide offers interactive tools and resources to help parents engage their teens and guide discussions on a broad range of financial topics. The comprehensive guide, published by Chase Card Services The software support for PC Cards. PC Card applications talk to Card Services. See PC Card. and College Parents of America, is available at www.chaseclearandsimple.com and www.collegeparents.org.
In addition, earlier this year, Chase Card Services donated $1.5 million to nearly 50 community organizations across the country to help them create and expand financial education and awareness programs and resources for adults and young people around topics such as budgeting and money management, using credit wisely, and managing debt.
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