April 7, 2017

Saving More. Spending Wisely. Regions Bank Offers Free Financial Education in Person and Online

  • Budgeting tools and new digital content available to anyone for free.
  • In-person events to offer financial tips and information to members of the public.
  • Financial Literacy Month activities part of Regions' year-round commitment to help people learn about smart money management.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- In recognition of April as National Financial Literacy Month, Regions Bank on Friday announced new initiatives to help more people take charge of their finances.

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Regions Bank reached more than 1 million people in 2016 with financial advice, guidance and educatio ...

Regions Bank reached more than 1 million people in 2016 with financial advice, guidance and education. (Photo: Business Wire)

"What we find is many people think they'll have plenty of time later in life to save for the future, or they feel like they have too much debt or too little income to save very much," said Joye Hehn, Financial Education Content Manager for Regions Bank. "But the truth is, no matter where you are in life, the time to prepare for your financial future is now. And no matter how much, or how little, you have to begin, we have insights, tools and resources to help you develop a strategy to reach your financial goals."

Initiatives underway at Regions this month include public events where anyone interested in learning how to take charge of their finances can attend and gain valuable insights. The high-energy, high-impact events will take place in:

  • Nashville, Tenn. - Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 8:00 a.m. at Beech Creek Missionary Baptist Church, 3101 Curtis St., Nashville, Tenn., 37218
  • Memphis, Tenn. - Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 10:30 a.m. at the offices of Binghampton Development Corp., 280 Tillman St, Memphis, Tenn., 38112
  • Atlanta, Ga. - Monday, April 24, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the Transamerica Building, 6475 E. Johns Crossing, Johns Creek, Ga., 30097
  • Tampa, Fla. - Wednesday, April 26, 2017, at 5:30 p.m. at the United Way Suncoast, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Ste. 600-Jacaranda Room, Tampa, Fla., 33609

Further, Regions is adding more to its extensive library of free financial education online. Insights by Regions on Regions.com provides a constant stream of articles, videos, infographics, checklists and tips. Over 300 pieces of content are available, organized by life stages and topics, with more added every week. Among the content offered:

"We're making financial education easily accessible to anyone who wants it," Hehn said. "You don't have to be a Regions customer. All you need is a desire to learn more about managing money wisely."

While National Financial Literacy Month lasts throughout April, Regions' commitment to financial education is year-round. Among examples:

In 2016, Regions' financial education initiatives have reached more than 1 million people. Organizations interested in complimentary financial education programs are encouraged to visit any Regions Bank branch or make an appointment through Regions.com to discuss further.

About Regions Financial Corporation

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $126 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation's largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, mortgage, and insurance products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,500 banking offices and 1,900 ATMs. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.

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Source: Regions Financial Corporation

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