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NexBank Receives Financial Capability Innovation Award from EVERFI


NexBank SSB (NexBank), a regional bank that provides commercial banking,
mortgage banking and institutional services, was honored with the 2018
Financial Capability Innovation Award
presented by the nation's
leading technology innovator, EVERFI, Inc. The award recognizes
NexBank's exceptional efforts to improve the financial capability of
Americans through unique digital learning initiatives.

Honorees were selected based on a set of criteria that included the
scale and reach of their financial education initiatives, the duration
of their commitment, and unique employee volunteering activities that
supplement their programs.

As part of its efforts, NexBank partners with EVERFI to bring
MoneyWorks, a web-based financial literacy program, to low- to
moderate-income elementary and high school classrooms in Dallas and
Garland at no cost to the schools or taxpayers. MoneyWorks is available
in both English and Spanish and uses the latest in simulation and gaming
technologies to bring complex financial concepts to life for today's
digital generation. Since August 2016, MoneyWorks has reached 2,400
Dallas and Garland students with lessons about credit scores, insurance,
credit cards, student loans, mortgages, taxes, stocks, savings and

NexBank also sponsors an instructor-led course at Dallas city schools
using the FDIC Money Smart financial education curriculum, which is
designed to help low- to moderate-income individuals enhance their
financial skills. During the course, NexBank hosts a trip to the Dallas
Federal Reserve Bank to give students an understanding of how banking
works and the role of the central banking system. To complement its
financial literacy activities, NexBank employees volunteer to teach
Dallas students job readiness skills and help them explore career
opportunities through career planning, resume and interviewing workshops.

NexBank's Chief Compliance Officer, Sharon Lahr, accepted the award on
behalf of the bank. "We're honored to receive the Financial Capability
Innovation Award from EVERFI. It's important for us to find new ways to
engage students in the financial literacy education process and make the
strongest impact possible in our community. We're pleased to see the
success of the program and the progress the students have made in their
financial skills and knowledge education," she said.

"Each year, we honor institutions that are truly dedicated to going
above and beyond in service to their communities," said Ray Martinez,
EVERFI President of Financial Education. "The Financial Capability
Innovation Awards have given us the opportunity to share and celebrate
the tremendous investment these institutions are making and continue to
make in the communities where they live, work and serve. For EVERFI, our
time here reminds us just how critical the role innovation continues to
play in empowering Americans to pursue economic opportunity and achieve
financial security for themselves, their families and their community."

About NexBank SSB

NexBank SSB is a regional bank with assets of $8.4 billion and a charter
that dates to 1922. The Bank provides commercial banking, mortgage
banking and institutional services to meet the needs of its clients,
which include institutional clients, financial institutions, and
corporations nationwide. NexBank SSB is part of NexBank Capital, Inc., a
financial services company.

Member of the FDIC. Equal Housing Lender.


EVERFI, Inc. is the education technology innovator that empowers K-12,
higher education, and adult learners with the skills needed to be
successful in life. The company teams with major corporations and
foundations to provide the programs at no cost to K-12 schools. Some of
America's leading CEOs and venture capital firms are EVERFI investors
including Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Twitter founder Evan
Williams, and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt. Learn more at

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