Financial Scholars Program

  

Financial Education

Our mission at South Shore Bank is to be the guide to financial wellness for the communities we serve. Through a partnership with education technology company EverFi, South Shore Bank empowers students in Massachusetts with the knowledge and skills they need to take control of their financial future.

 

South Shore Bank Financial Scholars Program for High Schools

The South Shore Bank Financial Scholars Program provides interactive digital financial education to elementary/middle/high schools throughout our footprint. More than 300 students have completed or are currently enrolled in the curriculum. In 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) highlighted EverFi’s schools-based financial education programs in a new report on Advancing K-12 Financial Education: A Guide for Policymakers.

EverFi – Financial EducationTM (High School)

The eight-hour web-based program uses the latest in new media technology to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation. The platform uniquely tracks the progress and performance of every student and provides students who successfully complete the course with certification in financial literacy, a valuable mark of distinction on college applications and resumes.

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EverFI Edmond Chan and Noreen Cahill speak to Virginia “Gingy” Fidalgo’s Financial Literacy class on November 30, 2016 at North Quincy High School. Edmond and Noreen had a great conversation with the class about credit scores, how to get a credit card, and how to set themselves up for success even before graduation!

 

South Shore Bank sponsors the Financial Scholars Program to make it available to schools at no cost, many of which are mandated to teach financial education but lack the funding for a qualified curriculum. To ask about bringing the South Shore Bank Financial Scholars Program to your school, email Marielle Hardiman at mhardiman@southshorebank.com

 

South Shore Bank is sponsoring financial education programs developed by EverFi, an unaffiliated third party. South Shore Bank is not responsible for the content of the financial education programs.