TD Bank Kicks Off Summer Reading Program, Encourages Kids to Keep Their Reading and Money-Saving Skills Sharp During the Summer.
Annual program rewards children for reading, encourages them to use
their Young Saver accounts wisely.
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, May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ —
Encouraging children to sharpen their reading and money-saving skills,
TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank[sup.], again will hold its
annual Summer Reading Program.
The program rewards children who read 10 books during the summer
with a $10 deposit into a new or existing Young Saver account. In 2012,
45,281 children participated in the program and read 452,810 books,
earning $452,810 for their Young Saver accounts.
Children are encouraged to ask TD Bank employees questions about
saving money when they visit any TD Bank store. The 2013 Summer Reading
Program brochure features a personal savings chart for tracking
progress, as well as suggested questions children can ask about savings
accounts and the
coin counting machine.
“Financial education is a lifelong journey, and TD Bank is
dedicated to providing the tools and resources necessary for children to
learn how to make smart financial decisions,” said Elizabeth K.
Warn, Senior Vice President of Community Development for TD Bank.
“This year’s brochure features a new savings chart to help
educate our Summer Readers about how they can save their $10, as well as
tips for how they can reach their savings goals. When children bring in
their completed Summer Reading form, our employees can show them how to
fill out the personal savings chart and make their $10 Summer Reading
Savings tips for children include:
* Start saving early and save as much as you can.
* Set a goal! Decide what you want to save for.
* See the benefits of saving. Post a picture of the item you want on
your “bank” as an incentive to save.
“The Summer Reading Program provides an excellent opportunity
for parents to encourage their kids to improve reading levels and to
learn about spending and saving money wisely,” adds Matt Chevalier,
TD Bank’s Senior Vice President for Retail Sales Strategy.
“Our goal is to not only help kids reach their reading potential,
but to teach them about the importance of saving and budgeting their
The TD Bank Summer Reading Program runs May 6 through September 30,
For more information, visit a local TD Bank store or go to
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