Financial Education

Mission Statement

Financial Education

Bankers helping Texans making informed decision about budget, credit, asset building, savings and debt management through financial education.


Events & Opportunities

The Texas Department of Banking hosts quarterly financial education webinars. Participation is free, however registration is required. To be added to the Department's financial education mailing list, send us your contact information.

Money Smart Week Texas Webinar
Date Time Topic Guest Speakers


February 23, 2017



2:30 – 3:30 PM


Money Smart Week Texas

Mary Lange, Texas Bankers Association (Austin)
Erika Jones, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (Houston)
Yvonne Fernandez, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (El Paso)
Linda Gabriel, FDIC (Dallas)

The Texas Department of Banking is hosting a free financial education webinar on February 23, 2017. The goal of this event is to provide awareness about Money Smart Week Texas. April is National Financial Literacy and Capability Month. Cities statewide host a week-long initiative to empower families and individuals with free financial education courses. The courses engage consumers to be proactive about managing their finances. Learn about how you can join the effort and get involved in community events near you!

Participation is free; however, registration is required to obtain webinar instructions. For questions, contact the Financial Education Coordinator via e-mail or (512) 475-1337. Space is limited

What can you do?

Be active in your community! Establish an In-School Bank, join the “Bank On” Initiative, and share your success story with others.

In–School Banking


These are select resource sites that offer financial education programs and information.


Most popular curricula used to teach financial education to youth, adults and senior citizens.



Senior Citizens

“Bank On” Programs in Texas

The “Bank On” program is an initiative to bank the unbanked. Become a financial partner and expand your marketing in targeted low-to-moderate income neighborhoods, identify new customers, develop strategies to reach unbanked customers, and make strong connections in the community.Financial Literacy


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