Heritage Bank Plc, Nigeria most innovative banking service provider has tasked the youth on the need to adopt approach of setting specific savings goal that would help them to set timeline to attain their goals.
The Nigerian youths were charged at the Elevate Conference in partnership with Heritage Bank, theme, “Express Me! Entertainment and me,” held in Lagos.
Speaking at the event, the Ag. Group Head, Corporate Communication of Heritage Bank, Ozena Utulu disclosed that the institution is at the forefront of preparing millions of young Nigerians towards achieving bigger goals, to understanding career opportunities and getting prepared for employment and entrepreneurship.
She disclosed that the bank has made it possible for the youths to increase their financial capability through connecting to Heritage Bank’s mainstream financial products, which give them additional motivation to actively work toward their savings goals.
One of such products, according to Utulu is the YNSPYRE Account, a product targeted specifically at the entertainment industry populated by mostly youths in video and film, and music, which leverage them the voice to express themselves.
“Select ‘Open an Ynspyre Savings Account’ and enter your details. Ynspyre Accounts come in three variants: Ynspyre Classic Current Account (N5000 Minimum Account Opening Balance). Ynspyre Extra Current Account (N10,000 Minimum Account Opening Balance). Ynspyre Savings Account (N5000 Minimum Account Opening Balance). You gain access to a special N1,000,000,000 (One Billion Naira only) lending facility from Heritage Bank to fund your creative business,” she explained.
Meanwhile, Utulu further noted that setting goals and visualising what you are saving for can help you quickly reach your goal.
According to her, Heritage Bank has continued to champion wealth creation and financial inclusion especially among youth because this is the channel for advancement in today’s dynamic world.
Also speaking at the conference, Rev. Mavi Isibor expressed gratitude to Heritage Bank for the partnership and believing in youths and creating opportunities that would help them achieve targeted goals.
“I am elated at the level of intelligence of the youths in this generation (Gen Z) seeing that they are exposed to knowledge that the older generation cannot be able to cope with. The conference brought together youths to mentor, coach and give back to the upcoming generation to mark a difference,” she said.