New England FCU Wraps Up 2019 with $62,500 in Donations to Community Organizations
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Service Credit Union, AFFN Donate $3,000 to Landstuhl Fisher House for Families of Wounded Soldiers
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Northland Area Federal CU Provides Meals for Homeless
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First Community Donates To Children’s Miracle Network through Six Flags Ticket Partnership
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Students at Sullivan East High School received financial education on Tuesday with the help of an interactive simulation. United Southeast Federal Credit Union used the Mad City Money simulation to teach students about the importance of budgeting. Students were given fake identities, jobs and incomes. They then traveled to different stations to make purchases and decisions on how to use their fake money. Some of the decisions students had to make revolved around what[...]
Apple Valley, MINN. - Students from the New Country School in Henderson Minnesota recently participated in a Mad City Money reality fair hosted at their school and sponsored by United Educators Credit Union. Alongside credit union representatives and teachers, students navigated through various life milestone stations meant to educate them about the importance of fiscal responsibility. At the fair, each student received a folder assigning them a career and income, providing family[...]
Topeka, KS - With the support of Azura Credit Union, Community America, Mainstreet, Mid-American and Heartland Credit Union Foundation, Housing Credit Counseling Inc.(HCCI) was able to host thirteen financial literacy classes for 97 women at their Women and Money event in Johnson County, KS. Attendees learned about: -On-line apps for managing money -Insurance -Work training/college and career planning -Banking -Investing  -Renting vs owning a home -Wills and end of life[...]
Tennessee - Northeast Community Credit Union recently held a ribbon cutting for the new Unaka Branch, a student-run branch located inside Unaka High School. The Unaka Branch offers an innovative education experience for UHS students. The in-school branch is   designed to familiarize students with the proper way to handle money and to provide hands-on learning experiences. In honor of the ribbon cutting, several of Carter County’s legislators and local politicians visited[...]
Shippensburg and Harrisburg, PA (November 5, 2019) – Student loans are just one of the expenses graduating college seniors need to consider when budgeting for post-graduation life. Day-to-day bills from things like housing and utilities, cell phone data plans, and gym memberships add to the list, and without proper planning, can quickly take starting salary surpluses into the red. To prepare – and plan for – this type of situation, Shippensburg University students will[...]
October 30, 2019 - PITTSFIELD – Greylock celebrated the Grand Reopening of its Morningside branch at 75 Kellogg Street on October 21st with ribbon cutting ceremony and reception. Approximately 200 people attended the festivities that included tours of the new Community Empowerment Center, pumpkin decorating for the kids and appetizers and desserts from KJ Nosh catering. “Our first branch is now our newest branch,” said Greylock President/CEO John Bissell. “Morningside [...]
WALTHAM, MA (October 28, 2019) — RTN GoodWorks Foundation raised $27,000 in proceeds from its 2019 Golf Tournament held on October 7 at the Oakley Country Club in Watertown, MA. These funds will help support RTN GoodWorks Foundation’s community projects and financial education efforts. As a Titanium Sponsor, RTN Federal Credit Union was the major supporter of this event. The day’s festivities included a program with prize awards, raffles and a silent auction emceed by[...]
LANSING, Mich. — In ramping up its financial literacy education efforts, LAFCU has named Shelia Scott to the new position of community financial education & business development officer. Scott will grow the number of pre-K-12 schools participating in the credit union’s financial literacy programs and expand the impact of LAFCU’s adult financial wellness programs. She will also work with businesses and community organizations to bring credit union advantages to employees [...]
MIRAMAR, Fla.– What if there was an organization getting beyond the social taboo when it comes to talking about money by offering face-to-face coaching for young adults? That’s the message for Tropical Financial Credit Union’s new, cutting-edge movement that debunks traditional money management advice and focuses on a more modern paradigm:  Prioritize what’s important in your life without letting your wallet be a deterrent. “Many young adults in South[...]
Millersville and Harrisburg, PA (October 7, 2019) – A take-home salary of $30,000 would make many graduating college students feel rich. Start factoring in day-to-day expenses, though - like housing, a car payment and insurance, a cell phone and data plan, food, clothes, and a gym membership - and before long, their budget could easily be in the red. This is the type of scenario that Millersville University of Pennsylvania students could be faced with during participation in a[...]
Sulphur, La.— CSE Federal Credit Union (CSE) attended the “Master Your Future” student conference, where Colleen Desselle, Director of Marketing, and Amy Nyberg, Business Development Specialist, taught graduating high school students the knowledge and skills needed to budget for life after high school.  CSE showed students the Five-Step Spending Plan, which included identifying spending leaks, tracking and saving money, setting financial goals, auditing progress and using [...]
Alpena, MI - September 2019 – Northland Area Federal Credit Union recently teamed up with North East Michigan Community Service Agency (NEMSCA), United Way of Alpena and Thunder Bay Marine Sanctuary to sponsor a Veteran’s Coffee hour. At the “Scams, Schemes, and Fraud” presentation Veterans received information on the latest scams and fraud tactics to be aware of. “Besides the recent regular scams out there targeting members, we were able to also have a discussion[...]
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