BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – May 12, 2020 – Regions Bank remains committed to providing financial education and guidance to customers, associates and people in the communities it serves during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. Delivering on this commitment, Regions’ financial education program, Regions Next Step®, offers free digital tools and resources designed to help people learn money-management skills and break down financial targets into manageable, actionable steps. As COVID-19 continues to impact daily lives and finances, Regions Next Step has curated a large collection of resources to help people navigate financial challenges, stay on track and safeguard their future.
“Whether you’re facing financial uncertainties or simply planning ahead, Regions Bank is here to help you,” said Joye Hehn, Community Financial Education Manager for Regions. “Last year, Next Step provided financial education to more than 1 million people across Regions’ footprint. Continuing that support, Next Step is proud to provide easily accessible, digital resources on today’s most critical money-management topics to everyone.”
Digital offerings from Regions Next Step include:
- Regions’ Webinar Series – Visit our website to view a full schedule of upcoming Next Step Webinars where a knowledgeable Regions associate will walk you through easy-to-understand courses covering timely financial topics, from smart money management to banking without visiting a branch.
- Next Step Podcasts – Improve your financial knowledge and learn new strategies with the Next Step Podcast collection. Our library of quick, educational podcasts is full of the budgeting, savings and credit tips you may need when creating or rethinking your financial plans.
- Scholastic Virtual Learning – Regions is teamed up with Scholastic to offer Adventures in Math for children in kindergarten through 8th grade. Kids can learn the value of smart money habits at home through interactive games, fun lesson plans and downloadable activity sheets. Downloadable lesson plans are also available for teachers.
- Next Step Insights – From creating a budget to planning for retirement, Insights articles, checklists, infographics and more from Regions can help you better understand your finances and improve your money-management skills.
- Interactive Calculators and Worksheets – Next Step offers a library of interactive financial calculators and a variety of downloadable worksheets to help you assess your financial habits and meet your financial goals. You can browse these by visiting Regions.com/NextStep.
- Financial Learning Center – This series of self-paced, interactive courses is designed to help you make informed decisions about your finances. Accessible on your mobile device, tablet or desktop, these courses cover a variety of financial topics, from credit scores and reports to savings and identity protection.
“The coronavirus outbreak quickly made a huge impact on our daily lives, and many of us are finding that right now we need to rethink our budget to build a deeper emergency savings cushion, or perhaps even create a budget for the first time. No matter your financial scenario, Regions is here to provide advice and guidance,” Hehn added.
To access the wide variety of tools and resources to help you navigate changes to your financial situation, visit Regions.com/NextStep.
About Regions Financial Corporation
Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF), with $133 billion in assets, is a member of the S&P 500 Index and is one of the nation’s largest full-service providers of consumer and commercial banking, wealth management, and mortgage products and services. Regions serves customers across the South, Midwest and Texas, and through its subsidiary, Regions Bank, operates approximately 1,400 banking offices and 2,000 ATMs. Regions Bank is an Equal Housing Lender and Member FDIC. Additional information about Regions and its full line of products and services can be found at www.regions.com.