Financial Literacy Events
In addition to our publications, videos, conferences, and other financial literacy efforts, OCC professionals participate hands-on in financial literacy events around the country.
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Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill
Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill is co-sponsored by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy, the Council for Economic Education, and Junior Achievement USA. At this annual event, more than fifty exhibitors share information on their financial literacy programs with business leaders, congressional aides, financial educators, and the general public.
Community Development Specialist Denise Murray describes various OCC financial literacy resources, including the Financial Literacy Update, HelpWithMyBank.gov Question and Answer booklet, and Customer Assistance Group brochures.
National Consumer Protection Week
Each year, the OCC and other government agencies showcase consumer protection and financial literacy publications at an event on Capitol Hill during National Consumer Protection Week.
Community Development Specialist Denise Murray promotes the OCC's HelpWithBank.gov Question and Answer booklet as a resource for financial concerns.
Karen Bellesi, Community Development Manager, offers the Consumer Advisory "Gift Cards: OCC Provides Tips to Consumers" to a National Consumer Protection Week attendee.
Beth Castro, District Community Affairs Officer, explains OCC financial resources to help inform consumers.
Congressional Affairs Specialist Arnold Cohen and Technical Assistant Courtney Cook offer materials, including the OCC's HelpWithMyBank.gov booklet, for a National Consumer Protection Week attendee.
The OCC joins other federal agencies and organizations to share education and resources during a recent National Consumer Protection Week event.
Banking on Our Future
OCC staff members periodically volunteer at the Operation HOPE's Banking on Our Future financial literacy training at high schools in the Washington, D.C., area.
Operation HOPE gathers volunteers from various federal agencies to support teaching students financial literacy principles at the Banking On Our Future event.
OCC representatives Courtney Cook, Tom Melo, and Patricia Acosta (left to right) discuss financial literacy topics, including saving and budgeting, to students of Washington Math Science Technology Public Charter School.
Deputy Comptroller of Community Affairs Barry Wides and Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot join Francis Scott Key Middle School Principal Myriam Rogers at a financial literacy event in Silver Spring, Md.
Financial Readiness Fair During America Saves and Military Saves Weeks
The OCC provides financial information to promote effective savings behavior during America Saves Week and the Department of Defense Military Saves Week at the Pentagon.
The OCC's Denise Murray answers questions regarding saving techniques to an America Saves Week attendee.
Community Development Specialist Denise Murray promotes OCC's HelpWithMyBank.gov as a resource for financial products and services.