GCS Employees Donate $985 to St. John's Community Care
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Service CU Raised $3,300 for the American Heart Association
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Security Service Donates $5,500 to Children's Hospital Colorado Foundation
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Indiana Members CU Dontributes Over $2,500 to Brownsburg Community Schools
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Westerly Community CU Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Special Olympics Rhode Island
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Photo (LtoR) Amy Gray, District Manager of Junior Achievement; Carrie Reierson, Baxter Branch Manager (Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union); Chuck Albrecht, CEO/President (Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union) Baxter, Minn. – Mid Minnesota Federal Credit Union recently donated $2000 to the Brainerd area Junior Achievement Program. The money will continue to support the teaching of business, economics and global economy in school for students in Crow Wing and Cass Counties. Junior[...]
Photo: Pelican Credit Counselor Lynn Gobert presents a workshop on credit reports and scores to over 70 Baton Rouge residents. BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA – According to a 2018 WalletHub survey of financial literacy in America, Louisiana is currently the lowest-ranked state in the country. Pelican State Credit Union is devoted to combating this epidemic by doubling down on financial wellness efforts in its communities. “As the largest state-chartered credit union in Louisiana, we[...]
The National Credit Union Foundation has approved eight Bite of Reality App Grants totaling $40,000 to help credit union organizations bring additional scale and reach to the reality fair experience.  The RMJ Foundation developed a Bite of Reality App to modernize Reality Fairs and add technology to the in-person fair experience, allowing students to use their mobile phone or tablet during the fair in place of pen and paper. The Bite of Reality App replaces student materials -[...]
Winston-Salem, N.C. (Jan. 11, 2019) – Truliant Federal Credit Union recently announced the winners of its annual Financial Education Grants for public schools. A total of ten applicants -- nine schools and one school system -- in Truliant’s North Carolina member-owner communities are receiving grant funds to advance financial literacy education among students. The credit union is distributing a combined total of more than $41,000 to this year’s winners. In the fall of[...]
Madison, Wis. – The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) has approved grants totaling $54,000 for three organizations to work with the Center for Financial Services Innovation (CFSI) to develop financial health-related key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the financial health and business impacts of their products and services. Community First Credit Union in Florida, Michigan State University Federal Credit Union in Michigan and the Nusenda Credit Union Foundation [...]
Ansonia, CT – December 21, 2018  – For most adults, the reality of managing day-to-day expenses can be a challenge.  For high school students, this “reality” is not far away.  A few weeks ago, students at Ansonia High School recently took a glimpse into their future by attending a Financial Reality Fair.  The Financial Reality Fair is sponsored by Sikorsky Credit Union, a financial institution that has taken a leadership role in promoting financial[...]
Okla. – Over 100 middle school students from seventeen schools across Oklahoma participated in the second annual Biz Kid$ Cooperative Entrepreneurship Program hosted by the Oklahoma Council on Economic Education, presented by the WEOKIE Federal Credit Union Foundation with grant funding from the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation). The competition took place in October in celebration of National Cooperative Month and was held on the University of Central Oklahoma campus.[...]
ARLINGTON, Texas – December 18, 2018 – For 250 high school students, a day at the Mansfield ISD Center for the Performing Arts provided a glimpse into their post-school financial lives. They attended the Texas Trust Credit Union-sponsored Financial Reality Fair, a day-long learning experience in how to handle their finances once they enter the job market. Students from Ben Barber Innovation Academy and the Phoenix Academy in the Mansfield school district began their financial[...]
Nymeo Federal Credit Union in partnership with the Credit Union Foundation of MD|DC and Frederick County Public Schools launched the fifth Millionaire’s Club in the county at Walkersville High School. The Club will provide financial literacy education and teach leadership and entrepreneurial skills. “This is the fifth Millionaire’s Club Nymeo has sponsored at FCPS, and we are thrilled!” said Vicki Johnston, Nymeo’s President and CEO. “This club gives[...]
Stratford, CT – December 12, 2018  – Lessons in financial literacy are rarely at the top of any school’s agenda, yet it is a critical life skill that many leave high school without fully grasping.  Recently, a program took place to deliver information on financial literacy to an even younger group of students, the classroom of Shelton Intermediate School teacher Susan DiMauro.  This program was led by students who are Juniors and Seniors at Shelton High School,[...]
ST. PAUL, Minn. (Dec. 06, 2018) – Affinity Plus has a team specially trained to help credit-union members understand and improve their finances. The challenge is that personal finances are often exactly that – personal. And there can be a lot of complicated emotions surrounding them, said Sam Kolberg, manager of the Affinity Plus Solutions department.  In response, eight members of the Affinity Plus Solutions team recently completed the Financial Counseling Certification[...]
Portsmouth, NH (December 3, 2018) – The Cooperative Credit Union Association (CCUA) recently presented Service Credit Union (SCU) with its Excellence in Financial Education Award for its commitment to financial literacy. The award signifies SCU’s continual efforts to promote a fuller awareness of credit unions and money management through workshops, seminars, reality fairs and training programs. SCU focuses on teaching financial literacy to members of its community in every stage [...]
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