Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Dillon, Jan
Currently viewing results 1 - 3
During the early twenty-first century, North Carolina bankers and businesses recognized the decline in financial literacy and identified the deficiencies in financial education. The North Carolina Bankers Association is addressing this issue by creating the North Carolina Center for Financial Literacy. They aim to advance financial education in public schools.
North Carolina is ranked thirty-seventh in the nation in financial literacy. The North Carolina Center for Financial Literacy is working with a statewide network of financial education advocates to change the way we think, talk and teach money. Their first priority is ensuring positive financial habits are taught early in North Carolina public schools.
A new documentary film entitled, Making Bank, covers North Carolina’s rich banking history and economies, and how the state became a leader in the financial services industry. The film features visionary government and business leaders, and examines the current state of the commercial banking industry.