Regions Builds on Financial Education Momentum

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Regions Builds on Financial Education Momentum

Regions associates celebrate with students from the Atlanta area who have just been certified through the Regions Financial Scholars Program conducted in association with EverFi.

Regions associates celebrate with students from the Atlanta area who have just been certified through the Regions Financial Scholars Program conducted in association with EverFi.

In 2015, Regions associates are continuing to build on financial education momentum from a very productive 2014 schedule, which included these highlights:

  • Delivering more than 58,000 financial education presentations
  • Volunteering 18,959 hours of financial education, more than 10,000 through Junior Achievement
  • Deploying 270 new pieces of financial education content, including articles, videos, infographics, slideshows and checklists, on regions.com, up 67 percent from the prior year
  • Developing four new Regions Financial Fundamentals seminars to complement the original 10 used by Regions At Work coordinators in workplace education
  • Receiving 778,442 visits to and 1,543,762 page views of Advice Guidance and Education (AGE) content on regions.com
  • Expanding our relationship with Scholastic to make K-5 financial learning materials available for teachers and families
  • Receiving more than 3.5 million impressions and 38,127 visits on Scholastic’s landing page (exceeding benchmarks for email performance)
  • Implementing the Regions Financial Scholars Program through EverFi in 79 high schools and six colleges, reaching 9,730 students and certifying 5,292 students
  • Sponsoring financial education at Southeastern Conference schools and Historically Black College and Universities and developing initiatives reaching 500 student athletes, including a speaking series featuring former NBA star Antoine Walker
  • Launching the Associate EverFi Challenge using the Regions Financial Learning Center powered by Everfi, resulting in 4,507 modules completed by bank associates
  • Participating in the New York Stock Exchange Foundation’s Financial Empowerment of Women program
  • Partnering with Operation HOPE to bring HOPE Inside (offering free individual financial counseling for people earning less than $50,000 per year) to Birmingham, Ala.
Ken Alderman, a Regions executive long devoted to teaching Junior Achievement programs, leads an enthusiastic team of fellow bank associates during a recent JA In a Day session at an inner-city school in Birmingham, Ala.

Ken Alderman, a Regions executive long devoted to teaching Junior Achievement programs, leads an enthusiastic team of fellow bank associates during a recent JA In a Day session at an inner-city school in Birmingham, Ala.


Former National Basketball Association star player Antoine Walker addresses college and high school students in Nashville, Tenn., Indianapolis, Ind., and elsewhere in the Regions footprint, to speak from personal experience about poor money management decisions that can be detrimental to achieving long-range goals.

Former National Basketball Association star player Antoine Walker addresses college and high school students in Nashville, Tenn., Indianapolis, Ind., and elsewhere in the Regions footprint, to speak from personal experience about poor money management decisions that can be detrimental to achieving long-range goals.

Congratulations Regions!