Tag Archives: Financial literacy

Facing Financial Fears on Friday the 13th

Do you catch the ‘creeps’ on Friday the 13th? Even if superstition isn’t your thing, it’s tough to avoid the sense of fear that lingers. This Friday is the first occurrence of the dreaded day this year and I’m sure  Continue Reading »

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Dale

Taming Today’s Prom Budget

I was surprised when I read an article about the staggering cost of today’s high school prom.  The article states: “The cost of prom night rose 5 percent this year to an average $1,139 per attendee.” What?! Even more disturbing  Continue Reading »

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Josué

America Saves Week: February 25 – March 3

Perhaps this has happened to you when walking into your favorite store…the first thing you see is a rack screaming “JUST ARRIVED – 50% OFF TODAY!” and you think to yourself, “Great!  I will be able to save some money  Continue Reading »

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Claudia

Focus on Financial Literacy for National Young Readers Week

Do you know that November 12th is the start of National Young Readers Week?  Susquehanna is dedicated to furthering the cause of literacy, and does so through its Mind Your Pennies events.  Mind Your Pennies is an interactive story time  Continue Reading »

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JA BizTown: Letting Children “Practice” for Their Future

Imagine a community of bankers, retail shop owners, restaurateurs and politicians. Everyone there strives to do the best job to achieve personal success and create a vibrant community. Now imagine what would happen if all the residents were age 12  Continue Reading »

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Crystal

Learning About Savings From Some Little Bears Who Don’t

“When little bears spend every nickel and penny, the trouble with money is they never have any!” Stan & Jan Berenstain first penned that line in 1983, but the message holds true for little bears – and kids (and big  Continue Reading »

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Crystal

Creating Money-Smart Kids

It’s A Tale of Two Brothers: they’re twins, but one’s a spender and the other a saver. They both earn the same amount of money doing household chores, but while the spender immediately purchases music on iTunes® and buys candy  Continue Reading »

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Crystal

Fostering a Love of Reading with the Good Doctor Himself, Seuss

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.” This advice comes courtesy of the classic Dr. Seuss book The Lorax, and employees of Susquehanna Bank took his words to heart this week by  Continue Reading »

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Amber

Oh How Quickly They Grow Up!

How many times have you heard a parent say that about their child?  In the blink of an eye our little babies are graduating high school and spreading their wings to go out into the world, and we as parents  Continue Reading »

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Crystal

Can a Dog (or is it a Reindeer?) Teach Your Kids About Saving?

Buck, the mascot for Susquehanna’s children’s savings program, is on the road this summer, visiting local libraries to teach children how to save. In addition to questions about dollars and cents, Buck’s appearances often lead kids to ask: Is he  Continue Reading »

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