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TD and NFCC Renew Partnership to Provide Financial Education Seminars

DrewKesskerBy Drew Kessler

TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank®, recently announced continued partnership with the NFCC to sponsor 110 adult financial education seminars for approximately 2,000 people in Boston, Florida, New York City, Metro Washington D.C., Philadelphia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

NFCC member agencies will host the seminars, scheduled through Dec. 31, 2015, with a focus on budgeting and basic financial management skills, understanding credit reports and scores, and preparing for home ownership. The seminars are geared towards adults and college students with topics such as “Show Me the Money” and “Credit Reports and Scores.” These diverse seminars will be led by NFCC member agencies with support from TD employee volunteers.

“The continuation of our partnership with TD Bank underscores how a shared commitment to financial education can make a lasting difference for consumers,” said Susan C. Keating, president and CEO of the NFCC. “The NFCC member agency network is pleased to be chosen by TD Bank to continue delivering education to a growing number of communities.”

The seminars are free of charge and open to individuals and families who are struggling with personal finances and may benefit from credit counseling services or who want to learn more about buying a home, building personal wealth, or investing for the future.

“Financial education remains a priority area for TD, and we are dedicated to providing the tools and resources necessary to help people take control of their finances,” said Elizabeth K. Warn, Senior Vice President of Community Development for TD Bank. “TD is pleased to partner with NFCC for the third year to provide access to key information and guidance to help people throughout its footprint, make better financial decisions.”

NFCC member agencies will host seminars in the following locations:

Boston: Money Management International
Florida: ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions in West Palm Beach; Family Foundations in Jacksonville
Metro Washington D.C.: GuideWell Financial Services
New York City: GreenPath Debt Solutions
Philadelphia: Clarifi
North Carolina: OnTrack Financial Education and Counseling in Asheville
South Carolina: ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions in Greenville

For a calendar listing of seminars and registration information, visit www.NFCC.org/TDBank. For assistance in Spanish, call (800) 682-9832.

Drew Kessler is Vice President of Marketing & Communications with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling.

Views expressed are the personal views of the author, and do not represent the views of the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, its employees, its members, or its clients.

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