CHERRY HILL, N.J. and WASHINGTON, June 16, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, today announced continued partnership with the National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) to sponsor 110 adult financial education seminars for approximately 2,000 people in Boston, Florida, New York City, Metro Washington D.C., Philadelphia, North Carolina and South Carolina.
NFCC member agencies will host the seminars, scheduled through Dec. 31, 2015, with a focus on budgeting and basic financial management skills, understanding credit reports and scores, and preparing for home ownership. The seminars are geared towards adults and college students with topics such as "Show Me the Money" and "Credit Reports and Scores." These diverse seminars will be led by NFCC member agencies with support from TD employee volunteers.
"The continuation of our partnership with TD Bank underscores how a shared commitment to financial education can make a lasting difference for consumers," said Susan C. Keating, president and CEO of the NFCC. "The NFCC member agency network is pleased to be chosen by TD Bank to continue delivering education to a growing number of communities."
The seminars are free of charge and open to individuals and families who are struggling with personal finances and may benefit from credit counseling services or who want to learn more about buying a home, building personal wealth or investing for the future.
"Financial education remains a priority area for TD, and we are 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. "TD is pleased to partner with NFCC for the third year to provide access to key information and guidance to help people throughout its footprint, make better financial decisions."
NFCC member agencies will host seminars in the following locations:
Boston – Money Management International
Florida – ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions in West Palm Beach; Family Foundations in Jacksonville
Metro Washington D.C. – Guide Well Financial Services
New York City – GreenPath Debt Solutions
Philadelphia – Clarifi
North Carolina – OnTrack Financial Education and Counseling in Asheville
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 Español (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, 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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