What a great turnout! There were at least 62 present at Handshakes & Hashbrowns, a breakfast networking event by the Greater Greer Chamber of Commerce. Our main lobby was filled with local businesspeople wanting to make new connections within our community. We had a good time meeting new people and were honored to be the first host for 2016. See any familiar faces?
Today, many parents and grandparents are opening passbook savings accounts for their children. They see a passbook savings account as a useful teaching tool to help kids learn how to save. One reason is that a passbook is “hands-on”…it is an actual small booklet that keeps a running record all the savings transactions.
Unlike online accounts, kids can actually hold a passbook in their hands and have tangible proof of how their is money growing every time they make a deposit. What’s more, having to make a purposeful effort to save (by coming in with the passbook to make the deposits) helps kids develop lifelong savings habits.
CBL offers families a special passbook just for this pur...