IQ University

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy

We want to help you make better financial decisions.

Queensborough offers an educational program to leading businesses in our service areas,
as a courtesy to help your employees become more productive and financially savvy.
We appreciate the opportunity to serve you.


Queensborough’s iQ University (iQU) is helping to build the foundation for a thriving community through financial literacy. The goal is to empower individuals with the knowledge and tools to improve their financial health.

The program is made up of courses that can be tailored to meet the needs of companies, churches, families, organizations and individuals. This service is offered at no charge and there is no obligation for employees or members to bank with Queensborough National Bank. The program is part of Queensborough’s commitment to strengthen financial stability of the communities that it serves.

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Mark Phillips

QWorks Benefits & Literacy Officer
Certified Financial Education Instructor ℠

P: (762) 383-6244
M: (706) 898 3920
F: (706) 868-9974

7 George C. Wilson Ct.
Augusta, GA 30909

Mark Phillips joined Queensborough National Bank & Trust in 2020 working on the retail banking side at the West Augusta and Martinez branches and is now working in our QWorks/Financial Literacy department as the QWorks Benefits & Literacy Officer. Mark, a dual citizen of both the U.S. and The Netherlands, was born in the San Francisco Bay Area in California and grew up in Houston, Texas. He spent 19 years in Europe and obtained a Master of Arts degree in Cross-cultural studies in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Mark worked in international wholesale media sales for 20 years with a U.K based company and some of his business partners included Amazon, Melissa & Doug, DreamWorks, Sony Music and Lifeway Christian Resources.

Mark is married to Amy and they have an expanded family of 5 amazing kids. Mark enjoys traveling with his wife and spending time outdoors biking and walking.

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We care about your financial health

Queensborough cares about your financial health and wants to help you monitor your expenses and manage your money. Below are resources that can help you better understand how to budget your finances while avoiding overdraft fees. If you have any questions about the information offered here, please contact your local branch to set up a time to talk to a Q banker in your area.


This tool offers recommendations that are designed to help you establish and grow your personal savings.


Six ways to improve your credit score. Don't let a poor credit score stand in your way of owning a home or achieving your dreams.


These helpful books and web sites can further help you with effective money management.

Call us today to inquire about our
complimentary educational program

(706) 798-2424

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