First United Bank donates finance curriculum to 21 Oklahoma schools


NASHVILLE, Tenn.—First United Bank is donating Ramsey Solutions’ Foundations in Personal Finance curriculum to 21 schools throughout the state of Oklahoma. Foundations in Personal Finance is the premier curriculum for teaching financial literacy to students. Through their donation, First United Bank will provide personal finance education to more than 2,000 students for the 2020-2021 school year in:

Tecumseh Senior High School

Kingston High School

Silo Jr-Sr High School

Durant High School

Asher Public School

Westmoore High School

Madill High School

Rock Creek High School

Varnum High School

Achille High School

Ada High School

Hugo High School

Seminole High School

Holdenville High School

Wewoka High School

Colbert High School

Norman High School

Dove Science Academy

Maysville Jr-Sr High School

Macomb High School

Bennington High School

“I am so excited for the opportunity to help our young leaders learn to win with money. If I knew then what I know now I would be able to help so many more people,” said Jennifer Henagar, VP of Financial Well-Being at First United Bank.

Personal finance expert Dave Ramsey created Foundations in Personal Finance, an easy to use, turnkey school curriculum that teaches students the value of saving, spending and giving to guide them down the path of financial literacy.

“Our students used Foundations in Personal Finance this year and the students are really enjoying learning from these materials,” said Vicki Droddy, teacher at Kingston High School. “It is amazing to see these students getting involved and working so hard to reach their financial goals.”

More than five million students have taken Foundations in Personal

Finance in middle schools, high schools and universities nationwide. Foundations in Personal Finance can be used as a primary or supplemental resource to fulfill requirements in mathematics, economics, family consumer science, business mathematics and personal finance. In its digital format, Foundations offers flexible features like customizable syllabi, auto-graded assessments and the option to stream videos outside the classroom for a customized learning experience.

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About First United Bank:

Established in 1900, First United has more than 85 bank, mortgage and insurance locations throughout Oklahoma and Texas. It is one of the largest, well-capitalized banking organizations in the Southwest with assets of more than $8 billion, and it is among the largest privately held community banking organizations in the U.S. First United provides a full range of financial services including banking, mortgage, insurance, and investment products and services, and is dedicated to inspiring and empowering others to Spend Life Wisely®. Learn more at firstunitedbank. com.

About Ramsey Solutions

Ramsey Solutions is committed to helping people regain control of their money, build wealth, grow their leadership skills, and enhance their lives through personal development. Millions of families have graduated from Financial Peace University classes across the country, and Ramsey Solutions’ world-class speakers have brought vision, inspiration, and encouragement to more than a million more. For more information, visit