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03 04 2019
For the third consecutive year, Postbank actively participated in the European Week of Money as part of its overall corporate social responsibility to support young people and increase financial literacy. More than 25 open lessons in over 10 cities in the country were organized by the Postbank employees as part of the initiative. They presented interesting moments in the history of money to third to twelfth graders and focused on the ways of saving money, the various bank products and most popular cyber frauds. Postbank's representatives also answered the numerous questions about the various deposits and loans, the electronic money, online purchases and payment security. They also told the students from the schools and classes specializing in economics what skills are needed for a successful realization in the banking sector. The events with Postbank's participation were held in Sofia, Plovdiv, Varna, Burgas, Yambol, Sliven, Shumen, Aitos, Blagoevgrad, Pernik, and others.
"It is very important for all people to learn the value of money from childhood, and to be aware of the various products in order to be able to manage their personal finances successfully. Our continued commitment is to support the enhancement of financial literacy as we want to be a trusted partner for our clients throughout their lives and to provide them with the best possible financial solutions. The participation of our experts in the European Week of Money this year is a record which shows the importance that our employees attach to volunteering and investment in society," comments Postbank.
The European Week of Money initiative, which took place from 25 to 29 March, was organized by the European Banking Federation and is held with support from the Association of Banks in Bulgaria (ABB). The initiative objective is to raise the public awareness on the matters of financial education and financial literacy by organizing various events for children and youth both on a national and European level. The long-term goal of the campaign, which includes over 30 countries, is to improve the level of financial education in Europe, in particular that of the students in primary and secondary schools.