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Robins Financial Credit Union Supports Macon Regional Crimestoppers
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More than 2,200 People Protected by Secure Shred Event at Redwood CU
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Minot, ND - This month, Town & Country Credit Union unveiled their expanded partnership with Banzai, a nationwide financial education provider. Town & Country has been supporting financial education in the schools through the Banzai program for 5 years, serving 4,380 students in rural Northwestern North Dakota and the Fargo area in that time period. Now, this impactful program is open to anyone with access to the internet due to Town & Country Credit Union’s support of Banzai[...]
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In 2015, ēCO Credit Union created the ēCO Credit Union Foundation to help increase its financial education outreach. The ēCO Credit Union Foundation’s mission is to make financial education resources available to people of all ages and demographics, specifically in the areas served by ēCO Credit Union. Since its start, the ēCO Credit Union Foundation has already reached thousands of people with valuable financial lessons.     In an effort to increase[...]
Falcon Heights, MN - SPIRE Credit Union has been honored with both the 2019 Youth and Adult Desjardins Financial Education Awards in the category for companies with $1 billion or more in assets.  The awards, sponsored by the Minnesota Credit Union Network (MnCUN) and the Credit Union National Association (CUNA), recognize leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of financial literacy. “We began this program in 2007 out of a sheer passion for teaching people[...]
TALLAHASSEE, FL — Envision Credit Union (Envision) announced they will be offering free Financial Education workshops, online or in the classroom, to assist educators in meeting the requirements of HB 7071, Florida’s new Workforce Education Bill. The bill, signed into law in June 2019, promotes career readiness and workforce opportunities for students in Florida and requires that all public high schools now offer a half-credit elective in financial literacy. With the 2019-2020[...]
Woodbury, MN – Ideal Credit Union recently hosted two sessions of its awardwinning “Money Talks” financial literacy program in July, attracting 42 students from around the metro area. The unique peer-to-peer program, led and taught by high school-age Ideal CU Student Credit Union employees, teaches students the building blocks of personal finance: budgeting, savings and investments, credit, and money management tools. Students in attendance ranged in age from 16 to 22 years[...]
No one wants to think about a life without their loved one, nor does one want to think about what do once they pass away. The fact of it all is that planning for your passing is very important. With all the arrangements that one has to handle when someone leaves us, financial decisions sometimes are the least of their worries. Setting your family up for an easy transition is not only responsible, but will give peace of mind to your loved ones. When should you start planning for your estate[...]
Hanscom AFB, MA – Hanscom Federal Credit Union was recently honored for its financial education programs specifically targeted to the military community. The credit union received the America Saves Designation of Savings Excellence Award for 2019, which was presented by the nonprofit organization America Saves, part of the Consumer Federation of America.   Hanscom FCU participates in Military Saves Week each year, a campaign that brings together nonprofit organizations,[...]
Your home is your biggest investment. The right mortgage can help you build equity and pay for things that you need for your family. Life changes quickly, and sometimes we need our finances to be managed well enough to cover those changes. Refinancing might be an effective way to change your monthly mortgage payment, especially if today’s rates are lower than your current mortgage rate. When thinking about refinancing, you should consider factors such as your credit score, overall debt [...]
Bismarck, ND - Credit Union Association of the Dakotas is pleased to announce that Sage Doehler, Retail Manager at First Community Credit Union in Grand Forks, North Dakota was recently elected to the North Dakota Jump$tart Coalition Board of Directors for a two year term. “I am drawn to the Jump$start Coalition’s work, promoting financial literacy education, and I am looking forward to having a meaningful impact on financial literacy here in North Dakota,” she remarked. In [...]
Pleasanton, CA - Many recent studies have shown that nearly 40% of Americans do not have $400 saved to cover emergencies. That is an astounding number for a country whose economy is hitting on all cylinders right now -- and has been for the last few years. Spending money wisely is fine, but you have to balance it with a bit of savings, too. One credit union is doing just that by helping its members adjust their behaviors to become super savers. Patelco Credit Union has recently launched a [...]
Daleville, Ala.  — All In Credit Union has been named the winner of the 2018 Desjardins Youth and Adult Financial Education Award by the League of Southeastern Credit Unions (LSCU) among credit unions throughout Alabama and Florida with more than $1 billion in assets. The LSCU Desjardins Youth & Adult Financial Education Award recognizes leadership within the credit union movement on behalf of youth and adult financial literacy. All In Credit Union received this award for its[...]
Charleston, S.C.— Heritage Trust Federal Credit Union has been helping area high school students prepare for careers in financial services through its student-run, high school credit union branch program. The student branch initiative launched in the fall of 2015 with branches opening in Summerville High School and Goose Creek High School. Since the program began, the credit unions in-school program has expanded into all three-area school districts with additional locations opening inside [...]
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