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First Community Donates $10,000 to Friends of Kids with Cancer
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TruStone Financial Donates 750 Toys and Over $2,100 in Cash to Toys for Tots
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All In Credit Union Donates $1,000 to Holiday Meals for Soldiers
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Bannockburn (IL) – Great Lakes Credit Union (GLCU) is pleased to announce two new additions to the Housing Counseling team. Stephanie Ban and Violet Flemenbaum recently joined GLCU as Housing Counselors on December 16th, 2019. As certified Housing and Urban Development (HUD) counselors, they help qualify clients for down payment assistance through the HUD first-time homebuyers’ certification program. Through a recent merger with North Side Community Federal Credit Union, GLCU is[...]
WATFORD CITY, ND – Recognizing the importance of personal financial literacy in North Dakota youth, Dakota West Credit Union has invited teachers from kindergarten through high school throughout the communities it serves to apply for Financial Literacy Education Grants. The goal of the grants is to award teachers $250 to bring financial education into their classrooms and educate their students on the importance of focusing on personal financial responsibility. “Helping young[...]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For many years, eCO Credit Union has prioritized providing financial education to members and the community, including encouraging saving for emergencies and future expenses. From May 2019 to December 2019, eCO gave members an even bigger reason to save. Through the Financial Fitness Club program, members who opened a specific account and had a balance increase of at least $25 per month were entered to win prizes. Each month, five random winners were selected to receive [...]
(Lake Orion), MI. – Jan. 10, 2020 – On December 19, 2019 Genisys Credit Union hosted their first Financial Reality Fair with six senior economics classes at Lake Orion High School. The Reality Fair is a hands-on, interactive experience that allows students the opportunity to advance their financial understanding through a realistic approach to budgeting.  “Genisys is excited to have an opportunity to work with students in our community to further their understanding of [...]
January 2020- NuMark Credit Union wants to help you understand credit and the things that come with it. Did you know that you can request a copy of your credit report for free once a year? Regularly checking your credit score and managing it is crucial. How important is it to know your credit score? What is in the credit report? What does all of that mean? NuMark is here to help you answer those questions. Many factors contribute to your credit score, such as your payment history, your[...]
SANDY, UT – December 30, 2019– In 2019, Mountain America Credit Union provided free in-person financial education events to over 12,000 community members.  A 2018 study from the Center for Financial Services Innovation found that only 3 in 10 Americans are financially healthy, with 44% of respondents noting their expenses exceeded their income in the past year and another 42% indicating they do not have any retirement savings. With many financial habits[...]
Raleigh, N.C. – State Employees’ Credit Union (SECU) was recently honored with the 2019 Setting the Standard Award by the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education® (AFCPE®).  SECU earned the Award in recognition of its efforts to enhance its financial counseling services by certifying employees with the Accredited Financial Counselor (AFC®) designation in partnership with AFCPE.  Through the partnership that began four years ago, nearly 1,500 [...]
Greenbelt, MD - Educational Systems Federal Credit Union, in partnership with the Credit Union Foundation of MD|DC, launched a new Millionaire’s Club in Talbot County, MD. The Club will provide financial literacy education and teach leadership and entrepreneurial skills. Developed by the Credit Union Foundation MD|DC, the Millionaire’s Club provides seed grants, a detailed curriculum from the National Endowment for Financial Education and engaging finance-related[...]
ATWOOD, Tenn. — Students at a local West Tennessee school learned valuable life lesson. As adults, managing your budget is an everyday task. For kids, it’s a foreign concept. West Carroll Junior/Senior High School and Leaders Credit Union teamed up to teach students about financial planning at the “Financial Reality Fair.” “Students become adults in this simulation. They become adults, and they are going through a month’s long simulation. It’s a[...]
BRISTOL, TN- United Southeast Federal Credit Union (USFCU) spent time educating Sullivan East High School students on Tuesday, November 26, using the Mad City Money interactive simulation. “Teaching students financial stewardship and money management are essential to their long-term success,” said USFCU Vice President of Business Development Tiffany Goforth. “We work with several schools in the region to teach the basics of finance that are so important to all. At the[...]
Wentzville, MO (December 12, 2019) – 1st Financial Federal Credit Union, Great Rivers Community Capital/Justine PETERSEN, and IFF were among three Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) serving underserved communities in St. Louis recently awarded $4.4M in grants by the U.S. Treasury’s CDFI Program Fund.  The CDFI Program invests in and builds the capacity of credit unions and loan funds to serve low-income people and underserved communities lacking[...]
December 12, 2019 (Greenbelt, MD) - Educational Systems Federal Credit Union recently supported several financial education events as part of their commitment to providing resources that strengthen the lives of the members of the education community. The Millionaire's Club: As the sponsor of the Millionaire's Club at Easton High School and Arundel High School, the Credit Union attended the Clubs' kick-off celebrations. Club members elect their own leadership, complete a[...]
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