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Student-interns from Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union recently toured the State House in Columbia, SC and also visited the Federal Reserve in Charlotte, NC. These interns operate the four in-school Heritage Trust branches R.B. Stall, Summerville, Cane Bay and Goose Creek High Schools. Through this program, students participate in the Financial Services career track within their respective schools. During the academic year, they earn class credit while in the in-school branch and have the[...]
(Somerville, MA) Naveo Credit Union member Madeleine Trowbridge was a finalist in the annual Cooperative Credit Union Association’s 7th & 8th Grade Student Essay Contest. Trowbridge was one of seven finalists, selected out of over 700 entries from the across the state. This is the second consecutive year a Naveo member has been selected as a winner or finalist. This year’s essay topic was, “Whether it's grammar, math, science, or social studies,[...]
It's summer vacation! And this week and last, Embark CU wrapped up two important financial education projects – one for youth and one for adults. First, the kids … A number of third grade classes signed up to participate in the credit union's Money on the Bookshelf Program. The students learned about money while reading 10 books and completing answer sheets. Not only does Embark provide the books, every student who finishes the program receives a cool certificate and a $25[...]
On June 12, 2018, Advantage One Credit Union presented $500.00 to Tiffany Shastal, a teacher at Huron High School in New Boston, MI. Shastal qualified for the grant by taking part in Advantage One’s Banzai program, which brings financial literacy to students in the classroom. Teachers who actively participated in the program were invited to write a short essay stating what they would do with $500.00 for their classroom. All submissions were then voted on by a panel of Advantage One[...]
Hanscom AFB, MA (June 12, 2018) – Hanscom Federal Credit Union recently received a gold award for an educational program aimed at young adult borrowers, along with two other awards, from the Marketing Association of Credit Unions (MAC), competing in a field of over 50 credit unions around the country. The 20-Something’s Guide to Savvy Credit Card Ownership won the first-place position in the “Market Segment Program” category for a credit union with more than $1[...]
Photo: Alaska Credit Union League donates $18,250 to Alaska Business Week. Pictured (from left) are James Wileman, President and CEO, Credit Union 1, Andy Rogers, Executive Director, Alaska BusinessWeek, Dan McCue, Senior Vice President Corporate Relations, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Kyler Howlett, President, Northern Skies Federal Credit Union, Jamie Tambornino, Senior Vice President Administrative Development, Denali Federal Credit Union, and Chad Bostick, Chief Financial Officer,[...]
It’s a bird, it’s a plane, no wait; it’s the Northland Super Savers! Earlier this month in honor of Money Smart Week, Northland Area Federal Credit Union staff visited The Chosen Ranch Community Center in Lincoln, MI and displayed their super saving powers to youth and adults. Mike McParlan, Wendy Lee, Jenn Agtergael, Kelly Evans and Matt Duthler spoke on the power of saving early and investing as well. Frank Dimercurio, founder and director of The Chosen Ranch, spoke on [...]
Bannockburn (IL) – Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) is excited to announce the big winner of the Youth Savings Month (YSM) contest, Kiara Y.! On May 18, 2018, Kiara was presented with a $100 Visa gift card after being randomly selected as one of the first 80 Youth Accounts opened during the month of April. YSM is a program that teaches and encourages kids to develop good financial habits. To coincide with the credit union’s 80th Anniversary, the first 80 Youth Accounts opened[...]
Stratford, CT – May 16, 2018  – Corporate partnerships are one way public schools are able to successfully implement specialized programs. For several years, Stratford schools have received contributions from Sikorsky Credit Union in an effort to bring financial literacy to students in Stratford. Recently, Sikorsky Credit Union donated a $1,000 mini-grant for a program aimed at kindergarten students.  Rather than just present a check, the Credit Union got involved in the[...]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In 2012, eCO Credit Union began partnering with CBS 42 to offer the eCO Savings Race to members and the community. Through the eCO Savings Race, eCO Credit Union provides “teams,” made up of families or individuals, with coaches to help them review their finances, create a budget, set goals and provide accountability. eCO also provides financial education curriculum and offers additional learning opportunities through eCO Savings Race University, sponsored[...]
FREMONT, Mich. (4/2/18) John Buckley, President/CEO of Gerber Federal Credit Union (Gerber FCU), read the book The Penny Pot by Stuart J. Murphy to second grade students at local schools during the month of March.  The popular book illustrates a day at the face-painting booth during the school fair and provides plenty of opportunities to count combinations of coins adding up to fifty.   Following the book read, Buckley discussed good money management and presented every student,[...]
Livonia, Mich. (May 14, 2018) If you’ve had difficulty understanding your credit score, Zeal Credit Union invites you to attend a complimentary “Understanding Your Credit Report” seminar. The event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at Westland Shopping Center, located at 35000 W. Warren Road. Matthew Gage of GreenPath Financial Wellness will be the guest speaker to discuss what’s included in a credit report, how to dispute incorrect data and helpful[...]
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