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Mi Primera Empresa

BBVA, runs the Mi Primera Empresa (My First Company) program, a business plans competition for young people aged between 18 and 23 years. The aim of this course is for the participants to develop financial skills to project and design their own companies.

BBVA Financial Literacy for Young People

The BBVA Financial Literacy program has the aim of helping children to successfully complete Secondary Education. It is a one-year renewable program designed for secondary-school children aged between 12 and 19 from low-income homes.

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Credit Card workshop

This workshop gives you the chance to get to know and carry out activities that encourage the efficient and responsible use of credit cards.

Savings workshop

This module will help you implement your own savings plan. With the help of an Expense Planner you will find how you can manage your savings best.

Financial Health workshop

This module is dedicated to the analysis of your financial situation and to reflect on savings as a powerful strategy that is always within your scope to achieve your goals.

Financial Literacy for Businesses

BBVA offers financial literacy courses to workers in companies in two forms: on-site workshops and online courses. In both cases they are free and the focus is on making tools available to people to improve their financial health.

Financial Advice

This advice will help you learn in simple steps the keys to good financial health and how to handle banking products effectively.

Training for SMEs

BBVA's "Camino al éxito" (Path to Success) program provides basic management tools to SME owners so they can manage their businesses successfully.

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Videos on Savings, Credit Cards and Credit Health

These are videos on Savings, Credit Cards and Credit health that will offer you situations, facts and financial messages flexibly and dynamically and allow you to associate basic abstract concepts with reality.

Transaction Channels and Banking Security workshop

The workshop will teach you about the means offered by the financial system to carry out transactions in accordance with your needs and the security measures you have to take into account in each of the transactional channels.

Credit Health workshop

Do you have problems in paying your credit cards at the end of the month? How well do you administer your loans? This workshop will enable you to design a strategy that adapts to your conditions and organize a payment plan to maintain or improve your credit health.

Credit Card workshop

Credit allows you to buy what you need today and pay tomorrow. To make the best use of it, this workshop allows you to discover what credit is, what types of credit there are and how you must use a credit card correctly.

Credit workshop

Benefits and advantages of excellent credit management.

Savings workshop

Saving is possible. We can all save and achieve our goals. We only need organization. This workshop will give you the main tools for organizing money, achieving all your goals in the shortest time and increasing saving.

BBVA Microfinance Foundation

The BBVA Microfinance Foundation develops initiatives through Bancamía to provide personalized advice and Financial Literacy workshops to customers and communities.

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Access the website of Financial Education of the country to know the educational offer.

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Learn about Credit Workshop - Lesson 1

Learn what credit is and all that it can help you get. Learn about the types of credit and what needs they cover: from a trip to expanding a business.

Savings Workshop - Lesson 1

Learn how saving can help you achieve your goals. Learn how to build and adjust your budget so you can save.

Learn How to Invest Workshop - Lesson 1

Learn what investments are and how they can help you achieve big goals. Plus, learn about the types of investments and their variables so you can find the right plan for you.

Life Planning Workshop - Lesson 1

Learn strategies to create a life plan that gives you security for the future - from buying insurance to building a savings fund.

Credit Card Workshop - Lesson 2

Learn how to get the most from your credit card, such as the best time to make your purchases, interest-free months and other promotions.

Credit Card Workshop - Lesson 1

Learn what is a credit card and its benefits so you can find the ideal card for you. Also, learn how to read your billing statement to get the most out of it.

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Training for SMEs

Pymes al Éxito (SMEs to Success) is a program created by BBVA at regional level, implemented in 7 Latin American countries where the bank operates. It consists of on-site training of SME owners who want their businesses to grow. The program is open to the bank's customers and non-customers. Participants receive on-site training of 50 hours at Universidad Paraguayo Alemana. The training consists of providing advice that is fairly specific to each individual, with each participant preparing a growth plan according to the characteristics of his or her company.

Credit Health workshop

In the Credit Health workshop you will learn about the strategies that allow you to establish a payment plan and maintain your credit health.

Credit workshop

You discover what credit is, what types of credit there are, and how to use cards correctly. You'll learn to make credit work for you!

Savings workshop

The Savings workshop will help you achieve your goals. You will find out how to design a savings plan and you will learn about the main banking instruments.

Adelante con tu futuro

"Adelante con tu futuro" (Forward with your Future) is a program aligned with BBVA's priority to drive increased banking penetration in the area. It supports financial literacy and improvement in people's current and future financial situation.

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Effective and simple

Podcast that provides tips on financial health and effective management on personal finances.

Tu dinero, tu amigo (Your Money, Your Friend)

Talks given to raise the awareness of people in the banking system, giving information on the three most popular products in the Peruvian market: savings, credit cards and mortgage loans.

BBVA Microfinance Foundation

The BBVA Microfinance Foundation through Financiera Confianza develops Financial Literacy initiatives and promotes savings among groups of female entrepreneurs and the population at risk.

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Finances in a glance

Finance in a glance is a project with a very didactic and financial education focus with nearly 600 articles within BBVA.es, to make financial information accessible to our customers in clear language, without small print, putting the user at the centre of our actions, trying to be present and useful at the origin of our customers' doubts with financial products.

Mi jubilación - BBVA Pensions Institute

"Mi jubilación" (My Retirement) was created to increase awareness in society about pensions and saving for retirement, so that people can take informed decisions on financial planning for their future retirement. Anyone, regardless of their age, level of financial knowledge or employment situation, has access to a number of materials and simulation tools. In addition, we offer a consultancy service to answer basic questions on public pensions and savings for retirement.

Your Finance, Your Future

Each year, the AEB and its associate banks mobilize over 600 volunteers who are bank employees to visit a hundred schools around Spain and give financial literacy courses to over 7,000 school students aged between 13 and 15. They are under the educational supervision of the Junior Achievement Foundation as a contribution to the European Money Week, organized each year by the European Banking Federation in over 30 European countries.

EFEC

Financial Literacy in Schools in Catalonia (EFEC): The project is based on offering financial knowledge to a variety of groups at various levels, but above all schools and adolescents. This was the driving force behind the launch of the EFEC program in 2012. Its aim is to offer public schools, charter schools and private schools in Catalonia the chance to offer basic financial literacy classes to students in the 4th year of the ESO cycle (the final year of Compulsory Secondary Education). As well as BBVA the main banks in Catalonia also take part.

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Garanti BBVA Blog

Garanti BBVA Blog aim to create content for our customers as well as for our other stakeholders to improve their financial health and well-being. The Blog includes videos, text and infographic contents, social media accounts, digital screens inside the branches and related websites as banners to reach out for the people who would like to deepen their knowledge of financial education and for the ones who have never heard of it.

5 Pebbles

As a collaborative initiative between Garanti BBVA and the Teachers' Academy Foundation, 5 Pebbles: Financial and Social Leadership Project aims to raise primary school teachers' awareness of social and financial literacy and to help them pursue a child-centered approach to transfer these skills to the students through active learning. Composed of five modules, the project also provides training in the areas of "Self-exploration and understanding", "Rights and responsibilities", "Saving and conscious spending", "Planning and budgeting" and "Social and financial entrepreneurship" for children with their active participation.

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Get Smart About Credit

The Get Smart About Credit program -sponsored by the ABA Community Engagement Foundation- is a national campaign of volunteer bankers who work with young people to raise awareness about the importance of using credit wisely.

Teach children to save

Teach Children to Save is a national program sponsored by the ABA Foundation that organizes banker volunteers to help young people develop a savings habit early in life.

Money Smart

The FDIC Money Smart curriculum is a set of 11 instructor-led training modules that cover basic financial topics. The subject matter begins with a description of consumer rights laws and deposit and credit services offered by banks. It then moves progressively towards topics such as choosing and maintaining a checking account, the mechanics of budgeting, the importance of saving, and how to obtain and use credit effectively.

Great ideas for Small Business

“Great ideas for Small Business” focuses on the business area, with themes grouped under leadership, growth and transactions. The contents are intended for small business owners and entrepreneurs who want to start up and develop their projects successfully in every aspect: funding, communication, management of human resources, and so on. SMEs and entrepreneurs are a key piece in countries’ economic development, and they need to be given specific contents that meet their needs and are adapted to their real situation, so as to guarantee their growth and sustainability.

Money Fit: Financial Fitness Center

The contents focus on everyday finances and cover everything from simple issues such as saving and budgeting, through to handling different aspects in each life stage, such as loans, your own home, the family, career and retirement. And all explained in straightforward language that everyone can understand. The aim of “MoneyFit” is to offer advice and training on finances in a practical way to reach the maximum number of people possible.

BBVA Future Builders Program

The Future Builders program uses technology firm EverFi’s web-based financial literacy program to teach students healthy financial habits and basic money management skills at an early age.

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Credit Health workshop

The workshop allows you to identify the characteristics of credit bureaus and credit history. The aim is also to discover the appropriate information for preventing, identifying and correcting problems with the handling of loans.

Credit workshop

The main objective of this workshop is to identify the characteristics of credit and the different types of finance. Also, to discover the basic characteristics of credit cards, their benefits, how to interpret information on the state of your account correctly and how to make good use of them as a financial instrument.

Savings workshop

This workshop aims to provide information on basic concepts of saving and the form of preparing a savings plan. There is also work on the most convenient banking instruments for each person's profile.

Adelante con tu futuro

The "Adelante con tu futuro" (Forward with Your Future) program offers personal finance workshops aimed at young people in middle school (2nd cycle of secondary school) and adults who are already in the banking system or about to enter it. It is targeted at both customers and non-customers. BBVA and the DESEM Foundation (with which the bank has established an alliance to run the program) work together to implement the workshops in the program in a number of educational centers and companies.

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Adelante con tu futuro (Forward with Your Future)

This is a website through which we provide the public in general with access to information of interest related to basic financial knowledge that is appropriate to different age groups: children, young people, adults, families and the elderly.

Financial Literacy Course for Young People

The Financial Literacy Course for young people provides tools allowing individuals to recognize the importance of the value of money over time and concepts related to its calculation. It also teaches how to identify key definitions and strategies for intelligent consumption, and the correct use of credit and financial cards.

BBVA Venezuela Foundation Financial Literacy Professorship

Given in partnership with Universidad Católica Andrés (UCAB), its aim is to promote knowledge of financial subjects and entrepreneurship among citizens who want to create microenterprises and/or organized businesses. In addition, it provides training for the general public on financial issues with the aim of empowering people by giving them a better capacity to make correct decisions in family or personal finance.

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Impact

BBVA has a positive impact in people's lives through its financial education initiatives. These are the indicators from 2008 to 2019.

Investment (2008-2019) 88.6 MM
Workshops (2008-2018) 7.5 MM

Beneficiaries

BBVA promotes training in financial education and capabilities in all societies wher it is present, in order to improve their opportunitites and wellbeing. These are the last beneficiaries' figures in relation to the objectives for 2018.

"The financial education test that I completed when I applied to a first homebuyer mortgage, helped me to understand how it works"

Brian Miller - BBVA Compass client

BBVA Microfinance Foundation

The BBVA Microfinance Fundation promotes financial education and capability among its microentrepreneurs, so they can have a responsible access to the financial system. (2017 Data)

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