Indiana Members CU Donates $10,000 to Ovar'coming Together
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CSE Federal CU Donates $25,000 to the Alliance Foundation
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Jeanne D'Arc Credit Union Awards $1,500 to Adam Keenan Foundation, Inc.
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Granite City, IL - GCS Credit Union is now offering its members free access to their FICO® Scores, including information on the top factors affecting their scores. Members’ FICO® Scores update quarterly and are available for members through GCS’s secure credit card account access site, EZ Card Info.  “We’re excited to offer this new feature to our membership,” said Andrea Dillard, eServices Manager at GCS Credit Union. “Financial education is[...]
Jackson, MI – In February, American 1 Credit Union reported that a card skimmer was used at one of the credit union’s no-surcharge ATMs to steal the card information of around 600 ATM users. Ongoing investigation uncovered that what was believed to be a single occurrence was actually a widespread ATM fraud operation that impacted more than 10 American 1 ATMs as well as the ATMs of multiple other financial institutions. On Tuesday, April 16, three men were indicted on charges in[...]
Lake Charles, La.— Andrea Sam, Chrisy Schiro and Michelle Leger, team members of CSE Federal Credit Union (CSE), completed their certification to become Certified IRA Specialists. They join Judy Morrissey, Rebekah Gieger and Sherry Woods with this achievement, giving CSE a total of six IRA specialists with a grand total of 65 years of certification. CSE IRA Specialists tested with Ascensus, the largest independent retirement and college savings service provider in the United States. To [...]
Apple Valley, MINN. – United Educators Credit Union (UECU) recently collaborated with the Compass Program (Coon Rapids) to bring the Mad City Money simulation to approximately 100 students in the Anoka Hennepin district. The Compass Program helps meet the learning and behavior needs of students in the district who are in transition because of change or crisis in their lives. Mad City Money offered these students a hands-on approach to learning how to manage personal finances. Students[...]
Hanscom AFB, MA (April 12, 2019) – Hanscom Federal Credit Union recently hosted over 60 Air Force JROTC cadets from two area high schools at the credit union’s annual CU 4 RealityTM fair. The event gave student-cadets from Lowell and Bedford (MA) high schools the opportunity to apply lessons they learned in their personal finance classes in a test run of financial responsibility. CU 4 Reality is a national award-winning program started by America’s Credit Union Museum that[...]
Santa Rosa, Calif. – Redwood Credit Union (RCU) is celebrating Credit Union Youth Month in April with giveaways and two contests that promote good savings habits for children and teenagers. Jr. Rangers (RCU members ages 12 and under) are invited to participate in a coloring contest that features Reddy the Redwood picturing his future (a brand new bike). One winner from each branch will receive $100. Jr. Partners (RCU members ages 13-17) are invited to show how they picture their[...]
LOWELL – More than 350 students from Lowell High School and Lowell Middlesex Academy Charter School got quite the reality check at Jeanne D’Arc Credit Union’s ninth annual MoneyStrong for Life Fair, held Wednesday, March 27th at the Tsongas Center. During the Fair, students role played themselves at age 25 and were tasked with making real-life financial decisions to successfully manage their income, savings, credit cards and the high cost of self-supporting. “The[...]
Spokane Valley, Wash. - Numerica Credit Union’s “$tarting Off Right” Financial Education Program was awarded the 2019 Children’s Education Program of the Year recognition at the 2019 Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) Awards held in Denver, Co. last week. In the award notification letter, Rachel Gordon, Executive Director of the Institute for Financial Literacy (IFL), said, “Your passion and dedication were made clear by your nomination. It is my [...]
NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MCU hosted its first First-Time Homebuyers Seminar of the year at Hotel Pennsylvania in Manhattan on Saturday, March 30, 2019. The event, which was attended by more than 500 people, covered important topics including income qualifications, mortgage escrow, FHA Loans, private mortgage insurance, credit scores and potential home-buying grants. In addition to being led by a team of MCU Mortgage Loan Originators, the seminar hosted a panel of independent experts who[...]
Dearborn, Mich. (March 27, 2019) How do you stage a Financial Reality Fair that equips high school students with the tools and experience they need to make thoughtful decisions about their careers and finances for the future? Four Detroit area credit unions and a forward thinking business instructor recently shared the months of planning and collaboration it took to produce a Financial Reality Fair in mid-March for nearly 100 high school students from Dearborn Public Schools at the Michael[...]
Bannockburn (IL) – Great Lakes Credit Union is celebrating National Credit Union Youth Savings Month (YSM) in April 2019, an annual program designed to educate and encourage children and teenagers about the importance of good financial habits starting with opening up a youth savings account. The theme for this year’s Youth Month is “The Future is Yours… Picture it! Save for it! Share it!”. Together, we are encouraging youngsters to express themselves through[...]
Students from Chariho High School in Wood River Junction, Rhode Island, Narragansett High School in Narragansett, Rhode Island and Westerly High School in Westerly, Rhode Island, will be learning the reality of their financial choices and making real-life decisions to help teach them financial skills during the CU4Reality Financial Literacy Fairs on Wednesday, April 10th, and Thursday, May 23rd, 2019.    Sponsored by Westerly Community Credit Union, the CU4Reality Financial Literacy [...]
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