Financial Literacy

1st National Bank – Growin’ Wisconsin since 1876.

 

Educating our communities.

We know you face important financial decisions every day, and we want to help navigate those waters. 1st National Bank offers educational programming geared for all stages of life—from youth to seniors. Our programs are available for schools, organizations, and community groups. If you are interested in learning more about our financial literacy program, contact Amy Vetrone, 1st National Bank’s Financial Literacy Coordinator, at 855.876.1500 or email us at FiLi@myfirstnational.com.

Children

MoneyIsland – An online world that puts financial management skills in terms kids understand—an exciting, multi-level adventure. Geared toward children ages 8 – 14. Learn More

Teach Children to Save – Youth explore how to develop savings habits early in life. Presentations can be tailored for grades K – 4.

Little Entrepreneur Workshop – It’s never too early to start fostering the CEOs of tomorrow. This friendly group competition gives children hands-on experience with business plans, loans, and marketing.

Young Adult

EverFi – An online financial education program for high schoolers. Five $1,000 scholarships are awarded annually to graduating seniors that complete EverFi certification. Learn More

Reality Fair – Introduces middle and high school students to managing a checkbook, budgeting, and how life circumstances can change your life dramatically.

FAFSA – Team member Karina Rodman is certified to professionally assist families applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Scholarships – Helping students find free money to finance education.

Adult

Financial Fitness 101 – An introduction to principles that help adults make small changes to better their financial picture.

Senior

Senior Financial Abuse – Designed to mitigate the risk of financial exploitation of those over the age of 65, a growing crime.

Amy Vetrone, Financial Literacy Coordinator

1st National Bank is passionate about educating our community members about financial literacy, and I’m excited to be leading that charge. I’m Amy, our Financial Literacy Coordinator, working with a great team of fellow associates who go to schools, senior centers, and other community groups to educate them on important financial topics. Our job is to promote smart money habits to all age groups—from preschool children to senior citizens. I’m proud to say that 1st National Bank has received the Governor’s Award for Financial Literacy in 2012 and 2014, and other awards for our presentations in the community.