NYBA Financial Education Initiative Powered by EverFi

Education is the most important thing that we can do together as a community. For so many of the challenges we face–unemployment, poverty, income growth, income inequality–a great education is a major component of the solution.

NYBA Financial Education Initiative Powered by EverFiIn today’s global economy, consumers have an even greater need for financial literacy. The current economic crisis has made clear the need for financial education. Knowing the basics of personal banking, as well as the larger financial world is a key step to creating lifelong learning who are responsible members of society.

If we are going to remain an economically competitive nation, it is an imperative for young people to understand how the economy works and how to achieve financial security in their own lives.

Power the Future of Education

NYBA is pleased to partner with EverFi, Inc., a leading educational technology company, to bring an interactive web-based personal finance course to students in your area. EverFi provides an opportunity for member banks to enhance existing financial education initiatives and deliver the latest technology to local high schools through a private-labeled program that teaches, assesses and certifies high school students in the core concepts of personal finance.

Support Your Community

21st century learners are more connected than ever before. Classrooms are global. Geography is no longer a barrier. As a result, decisions, behaviors, and expectations have adapted to meet the new digital age.With the emergence of this hyper-connected society, information inundation has left people looking for sources they can trust. Financial institutions have long been the authority on financial education. now more than ever, consumers are looking to member banks for information they can trust.

With the new digital generation comes an evolution of how we communicate. To cut through the clutter, information must be shared in innovative, fun and engaging ways.

The EverFi Financial Platform solves this need.

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See the Community Impact


The New York Bankers Association is committed to improving the lives of the people of New York by cultivating strategic partnerships to support member banks’ community investments efforts. Through EverFi partnerships, the NYBA aims to strengthen the relationships between member banks and their communities, while serving a students educational needs.The learning platform contains surveys and assessments that provide banks with robust data on student knowledge gain and program impact. A partnership not only stimulates student learning on critical financial topics, it also amplifies and augments community outreach, PR, and digital marketing efforts for our members.



The EverFi platform uses the latest in new media technologies including 3-D gaming, social networking, animations, and video to bring complex financial concepts to live for today’s digital generation. After successfully completing the online curriculum, students become certified in more than 600 core financial topics, including: banking, taxes, mortgages, financing higher education, stocks, 401(k) plans, budgeting and saving, credit scores, insurance and credit cards.

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4th and 5th grade

Vault – Understanding Money™ is an interactive, new-media learning platform specifically designed to introduce financial literacy skills early in a child’s cognitive development. The course features interactive lessons, games, and story-based activities that challenge kids to make choices in real-life scenarios to best achieve important goals around saving and job planning.

4th and 5th grade

EverFi™ – Financial Literacy uses the latest in new media technologies to bring complex financial concepts to life for today’s digital generation. The platform contains 10 modules covering more than 600 topics. EverFi provides certificates in financial literacy, which can be a powerful tool for job applications and college search.


Buttonwood – Personal Finance and Student Loan Management™ is a turnkey way to empower college students with the life skills to successfully manage their finances and loan responsibilities while in school and beyond, and to minimize dropout and student loan defaults through education.


EverFi@Work™ is a turnkey way for companies to empower their customers or employees with the skill-set to successfully manage their finances and make sound financial decisions. The program can be seamlessly integrated into business-banking, rewards programs, local advertising, and other key areas.