Financial Literacy

Bank honored for targeted financial education program

Old National Bank, Evansville, Ind., was honored by Wolters Kluwers for its “12 Steps to Financial Success” program, which provides much-needed financial education and financial literacy resources to members of the communities the bank serves, with a particular focus on the most at-risk members. The program began in 2014 to help incarcerated female inmates in Western Kentucky re-enter society as more educated and financially responsible citizens. Since then, the “12 Steps to Financial Success” program has steadily evolved and expanded into Indiana and Michigan. Today, the program also includes courses geared toward the financial education needs of homeless veterans. [Continue]

Straight Talk: Job’s Checklist

In this issue, we offer an article about educational efforts designed to build interest in banking as a profession. I encourage you to talk up the industry with anyone discerning a career. Draw on your own experience to articulate the reasons banking is a great professional choice; or, if you need some help coming up … Read more

Fintech law in academia

Two faculty members at Duke Law School weigh in on the proposed fintech charter. Lawrence Baxter, William B. McGuire Professor of the Practice of Law; Co-Director, Global Financial Markets Center, and Lee Reiners, Lecturing Fellow; Director, Global Financial Markets Center, both teach a course titled “FinTech and the Law,” among others.   Q: How would … Read more