Bar Harbor Bank & Trust Announces Resources to Help Parents Teach Their Children about Finances
Bar Harbor, Maine –
Bar Harbor Bank & Trust has announced the availability of several online
resources that parents can use at home to teach their children about finances.
The content, which consists of worksheets, articles, coloring sheets, and more,
is geared towards students K-12 and includes content for Spanish-speaking
families. All of the resources can be accessed at www.barharbor.bank/financial-education.
“Students have transitioned
to remote learning because of COVID-19, and we wanted to ensure that parents
had access to valuable financial education content that can be taught at home,”
said Joseph Schmitt, SVP and Chief Marketing Officer at Bar Harbor Bank &
Trust. “Learning how to save and plan for the future is more important than
ever, and we hope these resources will help put children on a path to a
lifetime of financial success.”
The financial education content
was created by the Bank’s partner, The American Bankers Association (ABA)
Foundation. Since 2006, the Bank, in coordination with the ABA Foundation, has
sent bankers into local classrooms to teach students valuable lessons about
finances and how to become smart money managing adults.
The content on the Bar Harbor
Bank & Trust website covers topics such as How to Talk to Your Kids about
Money, Wants vs. Needs, and Budgeting in the Real World. There is also content
for high-school students planning for college.
Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE American: BHB)
is the parent company of its wholly owned subsidiary, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust. Operating over 50 locations across Maine, New
Hampshire and Vermont, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is headquartered in Bar
Harbor, Maine and has more than $3.6 billion in assets. As a leading Northern
New England community bank, Bar Harbor Bank & Trust offers a full range of
personal and business banking services, as well as wealth management services
through its subsidiaries Bar Harbor Trust Services and Charter Trust Company.
For more information about Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, visit www.barharbor.bank or call 888-853-7100. Member FDIC.