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KBA Scenes of Kansas Calendar Orders

Don't miss the opportunity to promote your bank throughout the year to your customers!
The KBA is accepting orders for the Association's 2020 Scenes of Kansas Calendar through August 1. Now in its 21st year, the calendar captures the essence of the state in a special way-through the photos by Kansas bank employees, directors and their families. When you order, your bank name and, optionally, your logo appear at the bottom of each calendar as a constant reminder to your customers, friends and neighbors of your commitment to them and your pride in Kansas.  View the 2019 Scenes of Kansas CalendarOrder 2020 calendars.
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State Treasurer Jake LaTurner Promotes Financial Literacy with School-Community Bank Model

State Treasurer Jake LaTurner is promoting the need for greater youth financial literacy by bringing awareness to a student-run bank model started by a local Kansas bank and school district that he feels could be used statewide to teach youth important financial skills.

With the help of the Auburn-Washburn Unified School District, Topeka-based Silver Lake Bank set up a branch of their bank inside Washburn Rural High School, and put the task of running the bank almost entirely in the hands of the students. Treasurer LaTurner had the opportunity to visit this school and produced a video of the operation which can be found on the State Treasurer's website here with the goal of encouraging other school districts and their potential bank partners to team up and develop a similar program for their students.

"In a world where credit is being offered to our kids at every turn, it is more important now than ever for us to be teaching the next generation about money; how to use it, how not to use it, and most importantly how to save and invest it for their future. This school-bank partnership is a fantastic way to do just that," said LaTurner. Read the full press release.

2019 Education and Training Preview

Statistics show that a well-trained and educated staff results in higher productivity for the bank and a happier and more content workplace. KBA takes pride in being a banker-driven organization at all levels, including education and training. Please review our 2019 Education & Training Preview which includes estimated pricing to help with your budgeting. Questions? Please contact a member of KBA's Educational Resources.