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TCF Financial Corporation Receives Financial Education Award at Nasdaq

Company Release - 4/14/2015 6:27 PM ET

TCF Continues its Commitment to Financial Education during National Financial Literacy Month in April with Events in Six Cities

WAYZATA, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ``TCF Financial Corporation (TCF) (NYSE:TCB) is continuing its commitment to financial education during National Financial Literacy Month in April.

Geoff Thomas, managing director, customer segments & alternative channels at TCF Bank, accepts an In ...

Geoff Thomas, managing director, customer segments & alternative channels at TCF Bank, accepts an Innovation in Financial Education Award presented by Nasdaq and EverFi (Photo: Business Wire)

Today, TCF accepted an Innovation in Financial Education Award presented by Nasdaq and EverFi, a leading technology education company. TCF was recognized for its work with EverFi to deliver a free and engaging financial education program focused on improving the financial capability of young Americans. The award was presented at Nasdaq Marketsite headquarters in New York City.

To mark National Financial Literacy Month, TCF employees will guide high school students in six cities through the TCF Financial Scholars Program powered by EverFi. The program is a teacher-led, web-based curriculum that includes six to eight hours of classroom instruction on financing higher education, savings and investments, identity protection, overdrafts, payment types and credit cards, taxes, and more.

             

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Kenosha, Wis.

George Nelson Tremper High School Friday, April 17

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Mesa, Ariz.

Arizona Agribusiness and Equine Center Thursday, April 23

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Denver

West Leadership Academy Thursday, April 23

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Ypsilanti, Mich.

Washtenaw Alliance for Virtual Education Friday, April 24

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Chicago

Jones College Prep High School Monday, April 27

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Lakeville, Minn.

Lakeville South High School Wednesday, April 29
 

“In 2013, we committed to provide free, financial education to teens and adults by leveraging industry-leading technology that connects them to important financial concepts,” said Geoff Thomas, managing director, customer segments & alternative channels at TCF Bank. “The Innovation in Financial Education Award recognizes what we’ve accomplished thus far and empowers us to continue to grow our financial education programs. Our online learning platform developed with EverFi reinforced our commitment to deliver independent financial education content in ways that engage teens and adults. Through TCF’s financial education programs, teens and adults achieve financial health and make smarter financial decisions that positively affect them, their families, the communities where they live, and the economy.”

TCF is committed to building better communities in the markets it serves. Through the TCF Financial Scholars Program, TCF has reached more than 400 high schools and 46,000 students in two years. TCF also offers adult financial education through the TCF Financial Learning Center at tcfbank.com/learning.

About TCF
TCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company. As of Dec. 31, 2014, TCF had $19 billion in total assets and 379 branches in Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, South Dakota and Wisconsin, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing, equipment finance, and auto finance business in all 50 states and commercial inventory finance business in all 50 states and Canada. For more information about TCF, please visit tcfbank.com.

TCF Financial Corporation
Mark Goldman, 952-745-7050
[email protected]

Source: TCF Financial Corporation

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