- The webinar, How to Effectively Utilize and Implement Financial Education Programs, will focus on exploring opportunities and best practices for banks to implement financial education programs that will strengthen the ability of consumers to effectively use banking products and services. The webinar also will include an overview of potential CRA-qualifying approaches to providing financial education. Presenters from the FDIC, U.S. Department of Treasury, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the Department of Health and Human Services will highlight strategies and resources applicable in urban, suburban, and rural areas, and provide guidance on resources for additional information.
- The webinar will be held on Tuesday, September 10, 2013, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EDT). To participate, institutions must register by September 5.
- Each institution is responsible for assessing whether the ideas and information presented during the webinar are appropriate for the institution to pursue, given factors such as the institutionís business focus, existing economic inclusion/community development strategies, financial condition, and market.
- This is the fourth in a series of six free webinars during 2013, offering bankers ideas and possible strategies to enhance efforts to promote community development and economic inclusion. Webinars are held every other month. Registration is required.
The FDIC welcomes suggestions for topics to be covered during future webinars. Please submit suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Chief Executive Officer
Chief CRA Officer
FDIC Outreach and Program Development Section at email@example.com
Yolanda Green, Community Affairs Assistant, Division of Depositor and Consumer Protection, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (703) 258-1063
FDIC Financial Institution Letters (FILs) may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2013/index.html.
To receive FILs electronically, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/fil.html.
Paper copies may be obtained via the FDIC's Public Information Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive, E 1002, Arlington, VA 22226 (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).