ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the rising costs of college, it’s more important than ever for teens to be financially fit. How much do today’s teens know about using money wisely? Burke & Herbert Bank’s participation in the American Bankers Association’s Lights, Camera, Save! national video contest seeks to answer that very question while giving teens the opportunity to win up to $5,000.
“Lights, Camera, Save! challenges young adults to create videos to communicate the value of saving and inspire others to become smart money managers,” explained Terry Cole, Senior Vice President at Burke & Herbert Bank. “We have a long-standing commitment to financial literacy so we’re excited about supporting this program. It gives students throughout northern Virginia a great opportunity to learn about the importance of saving in an interesting and creative way and gives participants the chance to get a head start on reaching their savings goals.”
To participate, students (ages 13-18) create a 90-second video on saving and using money wisely and submit a link to the video along with a completed entry form to the Bank by December 1, 2014. Complete details are available at burkeandherbertbank.com/promotions/lights-camera-save.aspx. Burke & Herbert Bank will host the first round of judging and submit one winning video to compete at the national level. Students in the national competition can win $1,000, $2,500 or the grand prize of $5,000, plus a scholarship for an educator from their school to attend the Jump$tart National Educator Conference.
"The contest is meant to be fun and exciting but when all is said and done, we hope teens will take action and develop life-long saving habits,” Cole added.
Burke & Herbert Bank, established in 1852, is the oldest bank in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the oldest continuously operating bank in the Washington, D.C. area. The Bank offers a full range of personal and business banking products along with investment accounts and trust services. Burke & Herbert Bank, headquartered in Alexandria, operates 25 branches in Northern Virginia. For more information, please visit burkeandherbertbank.com.
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