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RBC Bank Invites Community Groups To Book Bank Experts To Present Financial Education Seminars


April Outreach Continues Bank's Commitment to Deliver Financial education to 5 Million



Call to action for community groups, parent organizations, civic clubs and others to focus on financial education during April, which is national Financial Literacy month.


As a part of RBC Bank’s commitment to deliver financial education to 5 million people by yearend 2015, the bank is inviting organizations in each of the bank’s markets to schedule free financial education seminars.


Contact RBC Bank at the email/phone below throughout April, (national Financial Literacy Month), to schedule presentations to be delivered now or later in the year on topics ranging from home buying, personal finance tips, or budgeting and saving for families.


Presentations will be delivered in your community by RBC Bank experts at a time and location convenient for your group.


Contact Verna Gessaman at 252-454-2927 who can schedule a seminar with an RBC Bank banker nearest you.

BACKGROUND:    During 2010, RBC Bank reached more than 900,000 people with financial education seminars, on-line advice columns, web-based resources and more. The bank’s commitment to reaching 5 million people by yearend 2015 is a part of RBC Bank’s ongoing focus on earning the right to be our customers’ first choice for banking.

About RBC Bank

RBC Bank, headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., offers a wide range of financial services and advice to individuals, businesses and public institutions throughout the Southeast. RBC Bank’s network includes more than 420 full-service banking centers in six states (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia), an extensive ATM network and telephone and online banking. RBC Bank is the 40th largest U.S. bank by consolidated assets, according to SNL Financial’s List of the Nation’s 50 Largest Banks, September 2010. RBC Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) (RY on the TSX and NYSE), Canada's largest and most stable bank as measured by assets and market capitalization. For ten consecutive years, RBC has been named to the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. RBC has been listed as one of the most sustainable large corporations in the world for six years in a row, according to the annual ranking by Corporate Knights. And, in February of this year, RBC was ranked 31st in The World's Most Respected Companies by Barron's, and third among financial institutions. More information about RBC Bank may be found at