Savings Bank of Danbury launches Digital Financial Capability initiative, partners with tech innovator EVERFI, Inc.
DANBURY, CT, ISSUED APRIL 19, 2021…The Savings Bank of Danbury (http://sbdanbury.com) announced the launch of a free interactive, online financial education initiative resource to help Savings Bank of Danbury customers and community members learn how to manage their finances and plan for the future.
The new platform is offered free through their new partnership with the nation’s leading education technology innovator, EVERFI, Inc. Topics included (1) Paying for college; (2) Building emergency savings; (3) Shopping for insurance; (4) 529 plans; (5) Certificates of deposit; (6) Mortgage education; (7) Retirement planning and a number of other topics. SBD Financial Education offers an assortment of financial education learning topics available by accessing https://sbdanbury.everfi-next.net/welcome/financial-education. Each learning topic is 3-10 minutes in length and is designed to encourage participants to build financial confidence via a series of interactive activities. The mobile and tablet-friendly program is available in English and Spanish.
“Recognizing how important financial literacy is, we are pleased to partner with EVERFI,” said Martin G. Morgado, President and CEO of Savings Bank of Danbury. “We are committed to empowering families and individuals with the skills they need to thrive financially. As a community bank serving CT since 1849, we are here to help and we invite people to take advantage of this new resource.”
“As a trusted partner and leader with nearly a decade of experience providing financial education for learners of all ages, EVERFI believes that financial capability is and must be within reach for all consumers and communities, regardless of their financial means, “ said EVERFI Co-Founder and President of Financial Education, Ray Martinez. “This program empowers financial institutions by showing them how to educate their consumers to take control of their financial health.”
Savings Bank of Danbury
Established in 1849 and headquartered at 220 Main Street, Danbury, Savings Bank of Danbury is a mutual savings bank with assets in excess of $1 billion. Savings Bank of Danbury has 15 branch offices in Bethel, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Southbury, Stamford, and Waterbury. Stamford Mortgage Company, a division of Savings Bank of Danbury, has a local office on Summer Street in Stamford. Savings Bank of Danbury is committed to serving their community.