Financial Cents 

 

We're passionate about helping people achieve the financial futures they deserve.

One of the ways that we help students and families achieve their financial dreasm is by underwriting the financial education program, Financial Cents, and offering it at no cost to students, schools or taxpayers. Financial Cents provides students with the knowledge and skills they need to make smart, confident financial decisions. Research proves that access to financial education during adolescence encourages positive financial behaviors later in life. 

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"I'm incredibly honored to help inspire and teach the next generation of students valuable life skills."

- Mike Schloegel, Hanock and Whitney Bank 

 

 


 

Financial Cents Impacts 

 

How does Financial Cents help?

Financial Cents is an engaging, online program that uses video, animations, and interactive activities to bring complex financial concepts to life. The courses empower elementary and high school students with information about how to make tough financial decisions about credit cards, financing higher education, and other important money matters.

 

 

“I truly thank the bank for visiting today and giving such great presentations.
Your topics were very relevant to our studies and perfect for what the students are personally interested in”

 - Student, Jefferson Parish School District, LA

 

Digital and interactive learning topics include

Elementary & Middle School 

High School 

Responsible Money Choices
Making Plans with Money
Insurance & Safety
Savings
Investing
Income & Careers
Credit & Borrowing

Banking and Savings
Consumer Protection
Credit Cards & Interest Rates
Credit Scores
Financing Higher Education
Investing
Renting vs. Owning
Taxes & Insurance


 

Why financial education matters?

 Only 43% of parents describe themselves as "well-prepared" to have conversations with their children about money.

47% of Americans would have difficulty coming up with $400 for an unexpected expense.

 

 

“I like that it is something useful that I am learning in school that will make an actual impact in my future.”

 - Student, Jefferson Parish School District, LA

 

 

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