Delaware banks get busy in the classroom

    Two Delaware banks take their money knowledge to the classroom. The goal is to teach kids how to better manage their money in the future.

    The Delaware state treasurer’s office has teamed with TD Banks for a hands-on learning experience about money.

    Velda Jones-Potter, state treasurer, kicked off the campaign Monday at the Fairview Elementary school in Dover.  16 bank employees went through 8 hours of financial literacy training to help teachers work with the children as they develop  a better understanding about money.

    TD has implemented these types of programs all throughout the east coast where there are TD Bank branches.  This is the first partnership with a state government.

    TD wasn’t the only bank this week to help children with money.  Wilmington Trust announced Monday it will work with students at the Aronomink School District and their in-school bank program.  Students there will manage savings, checking, and credit card accounts as it grows.

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