Alaska USA Foundation Donates $26,000 to Nonprofits Serving Children
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SECU Foundation Provides $5 Million in Grants to NC Baptists on Mission for Disaster Relief
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Hometown Credit Union Proudly Supports “Project HOPE”
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SECU Foundation Provides $40K Mission Development Grant for Veterans Program and New Center
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Robins Financial Credit Union Volunteers with Ronald McDonald House
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WATFORD CITY, ND – Recognizing the importance of personal financial literacy in North Dakota youth, Dakota West Credit Union awarded its first Financial Literacy Education Grant to Suzy Jacobson of Washburn Public School. Jacobson will present a program designed to teach students where money comes from and where it goes to her fifth and sixth grade students. The goal of the Financial Literacy Education Grants is to award teachers $250 to bring financial education into their classrooms[...]
Falcon Heights, MN - SPIRE Credit Union was recently honored with a national second place 2019 Adult Desjardins Financial Education Award.  Sponsored by Credit Union National Association (CUNA), the award recognizes leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy for members and nonmembers of all ages. SPIRE believes its duty is to teach financial skills that help individuals succeed and thrive throughout life. Since its inception in 2007, the credit[...]
Duluth, GA (March 10, 2020) – Tuesday, March 10, was a memorable day for Georgia United, as the credit union was named a Junior Achievement (JA) 100 Club member for the fourth consecutive year. The JA 100 Club recognizes organizations that have 100 volunteers participate during the academic calendar year. JA partners with 200+ organizations with roughly 20 meeting the 100 Club standards. As of March, 106 Georgia United team members have volunteered at JA Centers, with a total number [...]
Hillsdale, MI – Through a collaborative effort, American 1 Credit Union and several Hillsdale community partners provided a Financial Reality Fair for seniors from Hillsdale County high schools on Tuesday, March 10. This is the second year for this collaborative event. With support from the Michigan Credit Union Foundation, the Financial Reality Fair simulated financial decisions and barriers students might face throughout their life. Students moved through 10 stations where they made[...]
Harrisburg, PA (March 11, 2020) – On March 18, students from Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology will participate in a hands-on financial management and personal budgeting Financial Reality Fair. Sponsored by PSECU, Pennsylvania’s anytime, anywhere digital credit union, the free financial education event will be held in the gym area of the Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC) building from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. “At PSECU, we know how important it is for everyone – and[...]
COLORADO - In the first two months of 2020 Canvas Credit Union in Colorado has hosted seven Financial Reality Fairs reaching over 175 high school and college students! Using the Mad City Money program from CUNA, credit union employees help students face real world financial choices in an attempt to stay within their budgets.  Students, teachers, and volunteers all enjoy the experience and students get a taste of unexpected financial adventures when the simulation deals them an unplanned[...]
For the past six years, Lakota FCU in Kyle, South Dakota, in partnership with Lakota Funds, has provided Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) to their community on the Pine Ridge Reservation. VITA not only saves individuals and families the cost of commercial tax preparation, but offers alternatives to Refund Anticipation Loans (RALs) and promotes the use of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC). These are key strategies that have a positive impact in this low-income service area. Lakota[...]
Harrisburg and Wormleysburg, PA (February 24, 2020) – How much does it really cost to buy your groceries, rent and furnish your apartment, or care for your dog? Can you afford to pay for your dream car on a starting salary, or will you have to compromise? Is it realistic to splurge on a shopping spree or a day at the spa? These are just a few of the questions that students in grades 7-12, accompanied by their parents, will be faced with during participation in a Financial Reality Fair[...]
ENDICOTT, NY (February 20, 2020) — Visions Federal Credit Union recently celebrated the grand opening of its Leonia High School location, the first in school credit union branch Visions has opened in the state of New Jersey. Visions employees joined Leonia High School students and administrators to cut the ribbon for Visions’ 52 nd branch. Principal Charles Kalender is excited about the partnership and what is to come for the future of his students. “We feel that[...]
Harrisburg, PA (February 18, 2020) – PSECU, Pennsylvania’s anytime, anywhere digital credit union, recently launched a pilot program that will offer free, one-on-one financial coaching sessions to PSECU members who are students at five Pennsylvania-based colleges and universities - Lehigh University, Northampton Community College, Northampton Community College - Monroe Campus, Millersville University, and Shippensburg University. Based on the success of the pilot, the program could[...]
Illinois: – Have you gone a day without spending any money? Sounds easy, right? It would be pretty hard without creating a budget for your money and sticking to it. If we fall short and spend more money than allotted, our debt could increase. However, there is good news! Having some debt is acceptable, because there is a thing as good and bad debt. Do you know the difference? Your finances can be painful to manage, especially if you feel like you are drowning in a sea of debt. Knowing[...]
Joliet, IL - February 2020 – Today’s housing market is favorable for those looking purchase a home. Don’t know where to start? NuMark Credit Union is offering home buyers a free seminar titled “Chill with the Experts: A Home Buying Event” so participants can successfully navigate through the home buying process in a relaxed setting. “We really want to connect with our millennial membership that is out there looking to purchase their first home but[...]
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