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Beneficial Bank Representatives Visit Local Schools on National Teach Children to Save Day

Beneficial Bank Representatives Visit Local Schools on National Teach Children to Save Day


PHILADELPHIA, Pa., April 24, 2012 – Representatives from Beneficial Bank, a full-service bank that specializes in serving the financial needs of the greater Philadelphia region, will visit schools throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey today to speak with students on National Teach Children to Save Day. Beneficial representatives will teach more than 1,000 local students about the importance of saving through youth-focused financial literacy programs.

"We are thrilled to participate in this important initiative and provide valuable financial literacy lessons to local students on National Teach Children to Save Day," said Cuddy. "As an education company, we firmly believe that teaching children about money and saving is a crucial part of a solid education. Beneficial Bank is committed to being a source for knowledge in the communities that we serve."

Beneficial representatives will illustrate the importance of spending smartly, saving, earning interest, borrowing and giving back using themes from Mark St. Germain's Three Cups and Stuart J. Murphy's Less Than Zero children's books as well as youth-focused worksheets. The books and worksheets demonstrate the importance of starting smart financial habits early and making wise money management decisions.

Teach Children to Save is a national campaign that raises awareness about the important role that banks and bankers play in helping young people develop lifelong savings habits. The program has reached 5 million young people with the help of some 97,000 banker volunteers through its annual awareness day and the Teach Children to Save Web site: www.teachchildrentosave.com.

Further information about Beneficial Bank can be found at www.thebeneficial.com.

About Beneficial Bank

Founded in 1853, Beneficial Bank is the oldest and largest bank headquartered in Philadelphia. It is a community-based, full-service financial services company that has served individuals and businesses in the Delaware Valley for 159 years. With 60 offices in the greater Philadelphia and South Jersey regions and $4.7 billion in assets, Beneficial offers a full array of financial products that includes commercial, consumer and real estate lending, insurance and wealth management. Visit www.thebeneficial.com for more information.




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