Tag: Financial Wellness
NCUF’s Gigi Hyland Named Financial Literacy Advocate of the Year
For her commitment to and active involvement in financial education, National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) Executive Director Gigi Hyland has been named 2018 Financial Literacy Advocate by Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU). She will be formally honored April 19, 2018 at the annual FMFCU Partners in Education Celebration, […]
Credit Unions Make a Difference
by Chloe Niu, Wharton Student & FMFCU Intern Credit unions and banks have coexisted for a long time, each offering financial services to serve their respective members and customers. Recent directives for credit unions, however, have raised the age-old question of where distinction between credit unions and banks exists. The […]
Surefire Method for Mitigating the Effects of Identity Theft
“This is a reminder to take inventory of what’s in our wallets,” my colleague said after he and I learned about a potential identity crisis. Note: Only the name of the subject in this scenario has been changed to protect the innocent. It was around lunchtime when my friend, Sarah, […]
The Line on Credit
Believe it or not the line on credit is that in order to accrue it, you have to use it but not to the extent some would think. The debt-averse have a hard time comprehending this theory and the often bandied about notion that credit cards are a necessary tool […]
April is Financial Literacy Month. Get Financially Fit!
Share these 5 Tips for creating financially fit children!
Endorsed by National Credit Union Foundation
CUNFL is honored to receive accolades for The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program via the prominent endorsement of The National Credit Union Foundation.
Survey Says: 1 in 3 Adults Globally is Financially Literate
With the Feds about to hike interest rates, a new survey reveals how little Americans know about how rates affect their personal finances.
Credit Unions–Millennials Get It!
Despite the incredible growth credit unions have experienced in recent years, the member-owned financial cooperative movement remains on the threshold of major expansion. Increasingly, millennials are choosing credit unions over big banks for a number of reasons namely, they get it! When credit unions understand these reasons and focus on […]
11 + 3 Financial Words To Teach Children
We added three words to the 11 recommended words referenced in a Forbes article about Financial Literacy, and we give you some insider information about our sound money management concept.
Financial Education Benefits All
“This much is clear: Financial literacy can’t solve every problem, but it protects people across all ages and incomes.”