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Wilson Bank & Trust participates in Financial Literacy Month

by PRIDE Newsdesk

Nikki Lowder and John Presley presented a lesson to local students on the importance of saving and budgeting.

Wilson Bank & Trust takes part in Financial Literacy month by promoting financial literacy in all their 29 offices around Middle Tennessee. WBT employees will visit local schools to discuss topics such as budgeting and banking basics with students. WBT’s director of security Elvis Huff will visit local senior centers to educate on scams targeting senior adults and financial fraud.

Financial Literacy Month promotes financial literacy among all age groups and the need to educate

Tennesseans about the importance of personal financial wellness for the state’s future prosperity. During the month of April, banks from across the state will take part to help build and support financially literate citizens. Wilson Bank & Trust showed their commitment to the initiative with their free online financial literacy platform Smart Money. Smart Money helps equip citizens with the skills and critical knowledge to make smart financial decisions.

“Wilson Bank & Trust is proud to empower so many citizens with the essential skills needed to make sound financial decisions,” said Scott Jasper EVP-Chief Retail Officer of WBT “It’s a testament to our investment in the communities we serve.”

“Bankers view financial literacy initiatives as a top civic priority, and we’re proud of their efforts to educate their local communities,” said Colin Barrett, president of the Tennessee Bankers Association. “Early introduction and continued exposure to financial education can yield lifelong benefits for every Tennessean.”

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