CHERRY HILL, N.J. and WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TD today announced a renewed partnership with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) to sponsor 110 adult financial education seminars for approximately 2,000 people in Florida, New York City, Philadelphia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
NFCC member agencies will host and teach the seminars, scheduled through Dec. 31, 2014, with a focus on budgeting and basic financial management skills, understanding credit reports and scores, and preparing for home ownership.
"The NFCC is delighted to partner with TD, whose commitment to financial education aligns perfectly with our mission," said Susan C. Keating, president and CEO of the NFCC. "We applaud their support of financial education, and are pleased they selected the NFCC Member Agency network to deliver the education in these communities."
The seminars are free of charge and open to anyone who may benefit from credit counseling, those struggling with personal finances, and individuals and families who want to learn more about how to build personal wealth, buy a home or invest for the future.
"Financial education is a lifelong journey, and TD is 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. "This renewed partnership is a great opportunity for TD and NFCC to continue to provide critical information and guidance for people to make smart financial decisions."
NFCC member agencies will host seminars in the following locations:
Florida – ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions in West Palm Beach; Family Foundations in Jacksonville.
New York City – GreenPath Debt Solutions; Money Management International
North Carolina – OnTrack Financial Education and Counseling in Asheville; Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Fayetteville in Wilmington.
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.
About the National Foundation for Credit Counseling
The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC), founded in 1951, is the nation's largest and longest serving national nonprofit financial counseling organization. The NFCC's mission is to promote the national agenda for financially responsible behavior, and build capacity for its members to deliver the highest-quality financial education and counseling services. NFCC Members annually help millions of consumers through more than 600 community-based offices nationwide. For free and affordable confidential advice through a reputable NFCC Member, call (800) 388-2227, (en Espanol (800) 682-9832) or visit www.nfcc.org. Visit us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/NFCCDebtAdvice, on Twitter: twitter.com/NFCCDebtAdvice, on YouTube: www.YouTube.com/NFCC09 and our blog: http://financialeducation.nfcc.org/.
About TD Bank Group
The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (TD). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves over 22 million customers in four key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Canada Trust and TD Auto Finance Canada; Wealth and Insurance, including TD Wealth, TD Direct Investing, an investment in TD Ameritrade, and TD Insurance; U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, and TD Auto Finance U.S.; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 8 million active online and mobile customers. TD had CDN$862.5 billion in assets on October 31, 2013.The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.
About TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is one of the 10 largest banks in the U.S., providing more than 8 million customers with a full range of retail, small business and commercial banking products and services at approximately 1,300 convenient locations throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Metro D.C., the Carolinas and Florida. In addition, TD Bank and its subsidiaries offer customized private banking and wealth management services through TD Wealth®, and vehicle financing and dealer commercial services through TD Auto Finance. TD Bank is headquartered in Cherry Hill, N.J. To learn more, visit www.tdbank.com. Find TD Bank on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TDBank and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/TDBank_US.
TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank, is a member of TD Bank Group and a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank of Toronto, Canada, a top 10 financial services company in North America. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges under the ticker symbol "TD". To learn more, visit www.td.com.
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