AzBA supports banker efforts in the Arizona community!

Bankers are encouraged to send their press releases and community news to Jan Arredondo at We will assist you in disseminating the good word as well as publish news in our communication pieces. In addition, we encourage your involvement in the projects listed below.

Teach Children to Save Day!

This event occurs every April when bankers make presentations to students in grades K-12 about budgeting, saving, recognizing needs and wants and how interest makes money grow. Register your bank’s participation in this event for national recognition of your bank and Arizona. Having trouble connecting with a local school? AzBA can help, contact

Get Smart About Credit Day!

Young people need to know how to use credit wisely. So, to raise awareness among teens and young adults about the importance of credit smarts, AzBA supports the ABA Education Foundation sponsored Get Smart About Credit Day.

2012 Foreclosure Settlement

On February 9, 2012, an historic joint state-federal settlement was reached between Arizona and 49 other states, the federal government and the country’s five largest residential mortgage loan servicers—Ally/GMAC, Bank of America, Citibank, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo. The settlement will provide as much as $25 billion in relief to distressed borrowers and direct payments to states and the federal government. It’s the largest civil settlement reached by the Attorneys General since the tobacco settlement. Arizona’s share is over $1.6 billion. More information

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