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Financial Literacy for All Ages

Bath Savings is committed to the financial well being of people of all ages in the communities we serve. One way we do that is by offering financial education programs to our customers and the community.

FDIC Money Smart Program

Bath Savings is an Alliance Partner in Money Smart, an award-winning FDIC financial education curriculum designed to help consumers understand basic financial services, develop money-management skills and learn how to use banking services effectively.

We use Money Smart resources to counsel individual customers at our branches and address financial math classes at area schools. Topics include budgeting, borrowing, saving, and the importance of good credit.

Teach Children to Save

Bath Savings is an enthusiastic participant in Teach Children to Save, a national program designed to help young people develop a savings habit early in life. Our dedicated volunteers visit school classrooms in our communities to help students learn the importance of saving and how to develop money management skills.

On Teach Children to Save Day, Amanda Coffin, Assistant Branch Manager in Falmouth, visits a Falmouth 3rd grade class where she volunteers to read each week. Amanda helps children understand that checks and debit cards represent real money and how money moves from a paycheck to their “school lunch account.”

Sneakers Children’s Savings

Kids love Sneakers in the Bank, our savings program designed just for them. Sneakers the Cat, our kids’ banking mascot, encourages children to start saving young to begin a lifetime of smart money management. Plus our Frequent Savers program gives smart savers the opportunity to win extra money and prizes — which makes saving fun and rewarding.

Lorrie Ward and Holly Goan participate in the Community Read-A-Loud at Family Focus. The Bath office is currently working with Family Focus in an effort to visit their facility more frequently with Sneakers to educate children about saving money.

FDIC Rates Bath Savings Outstanding

The FDIC has awarded Bath Savings an Outstanding rating for our financial education programs aimed at low- and moderate-income borrowers and small businesses. See how we rate and talk to us about how we can help you or your community program learn more about smart money management.