videotapes are available for use by bankers in making PEP presentations:
Careers in Banking
The primary objective of this video is to inform students of the wide
variety of careers available in banking and some of their advantages.
Attention is also given to the personal qualities, skills and education
recommended for various positions and to some of the steps that should
be taken in order to prepare for, find and successfully perform in those
positions. Video comes with moderator's guide, poster, and student
guide. (For teens 13-19/ adults 20+; video runs approx. 13 minutes)
Preventing Bank Card Fraud
This six-minute video instructs the consumer on how to safeguard his or
her credit cards. This is an excellent tool for presentations to civic
groups, new credit card customers, or as part of a discussion on credit
with high school and/or college students.
Money: Kids & CA$H
First seen on the Learning Channel's "TLC Elementary School," this
two-hour documentary for youngsters was produced in partnership with the
American Bankers Association Educationa Foundation and Discovery
Networks. Suitable for children of diverse backgrounds, the great
visuals and fascinating, real-life stories keep kids interested in
learning. Each tape comes with a detailed classroom guide that leads you
through every segment - showing how to incorporate subjects such as
math, social sciences and technology into each lesson, and provides
questions to spark lively Q&A periods. Also included are tips on other
classroom activities and a list of suggested reading for youngsters.
Episode 1: All
Segment 1 - What
is it Worth?
Segment 2 - It's
as Good as Gold
Segment 3 -
Segment 4 -
Segment 5 -
Money in Other Countries
Episode 2: Money
Segment 1 -
What's a Bank?
Segment 2 - Safe
Segment 3 -
Segment 4 -
Segment 5 -
Turning Milk into Gold
Money: Bucks, Banks and Businesses
Originally produced for The Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery"
program, in cooperation with the American Bankers Association Education
Foundation, this award-winning documentary is available on video for
bankers who want to atract and hold teenagers' attention during
classroom or group presentations. Four 23-minute epidsodes will not only
entertain an audience ... they will captivate students with lively and
informative material about money, banking and money management. Through
the eyes of a diverse group of children and adults, teen viewers will
focus on such practical and timely topics as basic principles in money
management, the dynamics of international trade, the excitement of
entrepreneurial ventures and the critical role banks play in successful
enterprises. A companion classroom guide prepares you with study
questions and answers, discussion topics, vocabulary words, at-home
activities for parents ... plus information about various community
resources. The program supplement also provides suggested readings and
additional information for the teen market.
Program 1 -
Program 2 -
Give Credit Its Due
Through our Leadership GBA Section (formerly Young Bankers Section), the
GBA applied for and received a grant from the Georgia Bar Foundation.
The Foundation, established by the State Bar of Georgia, utilizes funds
collected through the state's IOLTA (Interest on Lawyer's Trust
Monies from the
first grant were used to produce a video on credit that was targeted at
adult audiences, entitled "Give Credit Its Due." The video asked (and
answered) these questions and more:
What is credit?
you are advanced the cost to buy something and you agree to pay it back
within a specific period of time. Credit is a privilege and convenience
available to creditworthy individuals.
How is your
monitored through a credit bureau, an agency which collects information
on the credit behavior of individual consumers. Credit bureaus keep a
record of how you have repaid your debts.
How does credit
Getting a good
How do you
How do you
qualify for credit or what do creditors consider when you apply?
in the future will mean higher interest rates
dismissed through bankruptcy
IRS and tax
Use credit cards
copy of the above points if you would like to provide copies to your
the state have put the video to a variety of good uses - all of which
have help to increase credit literacy in our communities. Following are
some proactive suggestions for using the video:
sending a letter
to various groups within your community offering to show the video
and answer questions. These groups could include: churches, schools,
senior citizens, homeless shelters, prisons.
video to civic clubs and business groups and encouraging members of
these clubs to invite bankers to their respective businesses to show
the video to their employees.
setting up a VCR
and monitor in the bank lobby and running the video continuously so
customers in the bank can view it.
video continuously during mortgage and credit fairs.
video to customers who are experiencing credit problems or are
interested in learning more about the essentials of
creditworthiness, or loaning it to commercial customers who may want
to show it to their employees.
audience a handout entitled
"10 Steps to Establishing and Maintaining Creditworthiness." is
also a good idea so they can have something to refer to later.
Leadership GBA Group Representative or e-mail the
webmaster if you wish to borrow these videos.
to complete a
PEP Report Card after using any of the tapes or doing any other kind
of PEP presentation.