Bank of America

Bank of America helps millions of Americans with their everyday financial needs; from basic banking, to buying a house, to planning for retirement. For each individual, gaining control over their financial lives and making finances simpler and easier to manage means something different. They've worked with external partners to help address specific challenges and to offer a wide range of responsible resources to meet these needs.    

Location: Merrill Lynch, 3401 College Blvd, Leawood, KS 66211    



Better Money Habits
 All levels

Better Money Habits session covering the building blocks to help every Girl Scout have a sound financial future. Topics include: Budgeting & Banking Basics, Spending & Money Management, Saving & Investing and Building Credit. Two sessions will be held simultaneously, one for Girl Scouts and one for Troop Leaders/parents.    

We can accept special requests for personalized topics; however, we need advance notice (at the time you sign up) in order to make sure we have the right Better Money Habits team member available.

Minimum attending Girl Scouts required: 10

*All the curriculums are available in Spanish.    

Cost per person: FREE

Dates/Times: Email Coordinators francisco.ocampo@ml.com  and elizabeth.smart@ml.com to setup a time that works best for your troop!

Bilingual staff? Yes. Francisco Ocampo- francisco.ocampo@ml.com, 913-906-5212

Registration Requirements: All girls participating as a Girl Scout in this activity must be registered Girl Scout members. If attending as a troop, all volunteers also need to be registered members and/or have completed and approved background checks. If non-registered individuals (adults or tags) are allowed to participate in this activity supplemental insurance is required. Use the Insurance Purchase Form to purchase insurance at least 3 weeks prior to the event. Completed forms can be emailed to programapprovals@gsksmo.org

About this partner: At Bank of America, we are guided by a common purpose to help make financials lives better through the power of every connections. This includes connecting youth to the skills, resources and experiences they need to succeed in school and life. Because developing sound financial habits is critical for persons of any age, Bank of America partnered with Kahn Academy to create a simple way to gain real, practical knowledge about money. The free tools and information on BetterMoneyHabits.com can help people get the know-how they need to make smarter, more-confident financial decisions.