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Regions Bank Received Financial Capability Innovation Award
 
10/19/2018 09:22 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Regions Bank has been honored with the 2018Financial Capability Innovation Award presented by education
technology innovator, EVERFI, Inc. The award recognizes Regions’ focus on financial education, the scope and impact of the bank’s efforts to make
financial education accessible and available, and the commitment of its associates to deliver these programs in their communities.
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“For Regions, we see providing financial education – through our branch
network, our Next Step? financial education program or resources on
regions.com -- as vital to helping our customers achieve their financial goals,”
said Joye Hehn, Regions Community Financial Education Manager. “Our
collaboration with EVERFI has allowed us to reach more than 214,000 people –
from high school, to college and adults – since 2011.”

In the 2017-2018 school year, Regions provided the following:
“Each year, we honor institutions dedicated to going above and beyond in
service to their communities,” said Ray Martinez, EVERFI President of Financial
Education. “The Financial Capability Innovation Awards have given us the
opportunity to share and celebrate the tremendous investment these institutions are making and continue to make in the communities where they
live, work, and serve.”
Regions works with EVERFI to provide both in-person and web-based programs for students and adults. Their curriculum uses the latest in simulation
and gaming technologies to bring complex financial concepts to life. In a classroom setting, the program, administered by teachers, offers over six
hours of programming on a variety of financial topics including credit scores, insurance, credit cards, student loans, mortgages, taxes, stocks, savings,
401k’s and other financial literacy standards. The platform uniquely tracks the progress and performance of every student.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE: RF), with $125 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, and mortgage 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 2,000 ATMs. Additional
information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.
About EVERFI
EVERFI, Inc. is the education technology innovator that empowers K-12, higher education, and adult learners with the skills needed to be successful in
life. The company teams with major corporations and foundations to provide the programs at no cost to K-12 schools. Some of America’s leading
CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Twitter founder Evan Williams, and Google
Chairman Eric Schmidt. Learn more at everfi.com.
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Regions Bank
Mel Campbell, 205-264-4551
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Source: Regions Bank
Sponsored digital financial education resources in 154 high schools,
reaching 17,795 students, with 65 percent of the students in low- to
moderate-income schools.
Provided more than 13,400 collegians from 14 SEC/select HBCU schools
with information to help them understand their finances, within and
beyond college.
Saw an 86 percent increase in the number of adult learners assisted,
reaching 22,531 with digital tools and resources online
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Mel Campbell
205-264-4551
 
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