Financial Education

Education resources for caregivers of K-12 students at home due to COVID-19

We recognize that many of you who are parents or caregivers are dealing with unprecedented family care challenges. The well-being of our customers and your families remains our number one priority.

To help those that are balancing work, childcare, and taking on the mantle of teaching, we are thrilled to be able to offer you access to 20+ digital courses for students in grades K-12 on critical topics including financial education, mental wellness, compassion, digital wellness, prescription drug safety, and more. These resources are available for a limited time during this period of widespread school closures.

As some of you may know, Heartland Bank and Trust Company has partnered with global education technology leader EVERFI to provide financial education to students across the region as part of our community engagement efforts. Today, we are delighted to be able to offer EVERFI’s full suite of K-12 courses to your families.

FDIC Financial Education Center

There's a lot to learn about money - as a bank, we know firsthand just how much. But you have to start somewhere, and that begins by educating yourself in doses so you don’t get overwhelmed. That’s why we’re offering the Financial Education Center.

This multimedia financial learning experience covers topics like:

  • Hearing from lenders to learn what they’re looking for in Mortgage Applicants
  • How to help prevent overdrafting and avoid the fees
  • What kinds of things impact your credit score

How it Works

Register an account within the education center and request certain classes based on the topics you're interested in learning.

The course list is designed in a way that it starts at entry level learning and leads up to more complex topics. Look through the options, then get started on your road to financial literacy!

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Check out our Money Matters Small Dollar Loan Program

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