In yet another initiative with the goal of transforming consumers’ financial lives via education, Brazil’s C6 Bank is promoting the second edition of the Financial Expedition, a project that takes free workshops “to communities in small municipalities.”
This edition takes place between the 9th and 10th of August in the city of Novo Airão, in Amazonas, and those interested “can register until the 3rd of August at bit.ly/encontro_financeiro.”
Liao Yu Chieh, financial educator at C6 Bank. and responsible for conducting collective activities and assistance, said:
“During our expedition in Novo Airão, we will share knowledge with the population on how to manage money, in addition to holding individual clinics with personalized guidance according to the needs and objectives of each one.”
This edition of Expedição Financeira is “developed by the Impact area of C6 Bank in partnership with Fundação Almerinda Malaquias, FAM, which has been working for over 20 years with environmental education and professional training for the inhabitants of Novo Airão, in the region of Manaus.”
The two-day program is “divided into workshops aimed at individuals, corporations and artisans, and financial clinics with individualized service.” All activities “are free and take place at the FAM headquarters.”
According to data released by Serasa Experian, the default rate in Amazonas is “the highest in Brazil.” The state has “more than 50% of the population over the age of 18 in arrears.” Novo Airão is “a municipality of about 20 thousand inhabitants in the metropolitan region of Manaus.”
In the two days of activities, the team “foresees the participation of hundreds of people in the workshops and dozens of individual consultations.”
The first edition of the C6 Bank Financial Expedition was “held at the beginning of the year in three municipalities in Maranhão and Ceará and impacted more than 600 people.”
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In another update, it was noted that C6 Bank customers will be able “to invest in shares traded on the NYSE and Nasdaq directly through the bank’s app.”
C6 Bank also pointed out that “only 18% of Brazilians from the ABC classes do not know what cryptocurrency is. This, according to a survey shared by the bank and Ipec.