Pictured left to right: Symphony Rivera; John Murray, teacher; Mariah Morales; Tim Wiktorek; Tyasia Harris; Daniel Suh; Jasmine Palacio; Jason DePena.
Representatives from Provident Bank and EverFi recently awarded 800 students at Bayonne High School in Bayonne, N.J., with certificates of completion for Provident’s Becoming Financially Fit (BFF) financial literacy program. Since its inception, nearly 8,800 students in New Jersey and Pennsylvania have participated in the program, which teaches students about building and maintaining good credit, investing, and higher education financing. The program is in partnership with the financial education firm EverFi.
About Provident Bank
Provident Bank, (www.provident.bank) a community-oriented bank offering “Commitment you can count on” since 1839, is the wholly owned subsidiary of Provident Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE:PFS), which reported assets of $9.51 billion as of March 31, 2017. With $6.53 billion in deposits, Provident Bank provides a comprehensive suite of financial products and services through its network of branches throughout northern and central New Jersey and eastern Pennsylvania. The Bank also provides fiduciary and wealth management services through its wholly owned subsidiary, Beacon Trust Company.