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Tag: Stewardship

BadCredit Wants You to Establish Good Credit

We are grateful to the editors of BadCredit.org who took an interest in Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union’s efforts to educate young members about the sound money management concept Save, Share, Spend, Earn through a partnership with Berenstain Enterprises and the creation of Bear Country Credit Union, an 1,100 square foot […]

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School Spirit Contest Engages Community

Chichester, Pa. School District’s Hilltop Elementary School has been awarded a special assembly featuring The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program, courtesy of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU). Each year FMFCU invites schools in its field of membership to participate in an online School Spirit Contest. The school receiving the […]

The ripple effect of education and outreach

It’s no coincidence the annual Partners in Education Celebration takes place in the middle of National Financial Literacy Month, and it’s no surprise that the Philadelphia region’s premier education recognition event is organized by a credit union. Remarkable is the extent to which one credit union’s local efforts extend nationally […]

A Financial Literacy Legacy

John D. Unangst, President & CEO of Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU) and conceptualist of The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program is fondly remembered as a visionary leader. John’s idea to initiate conversation with Berenstain Enterprises was the planted seed that continues to sprout. He knew such an exclusive […]

Four Unique Ways to Promote Youth Programs

Launching an exclusive youth program spawned a bevy of unique promotional opportunities for PrimeTrust Federal Credit Union. After partnering with The Berenstain Bears Financial Literacy Program and introducing the Cub Account in April 2017, the $156MM credit union saw an immediate increase in youth membership and a plethora of opportunities […]

The Credit Union Difference

Imagine setting out to do something good in your community and the service you provide is so valuable that the demand for it rapidly increases to the point you’re nearly overwhelmed. Demand for services is good, right? But what if the service you’re offering is free? In the credit union […]

The Credit Union Movement—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! We at Credit Union Network for Financial Literacy are regularly […]

Berenstain Bears Road Trip Promotes Financial Literacy & School Spirit

Fun-Filled Assembly was Prize for Winning School Spirit Contest The Berenstain Bears visited Woodlyn Elementary School in Ridley, PA, Thursday, June 9, 2016 as part of a special story time assembly, which the students earned after winning Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union’s annual School Spirit Contest. The second consecutive online […]

Teacher Demonstrates Financial Literacy with Allocation of Award $$

A special needs teacher discovered the key to unlock behavioral modification techniques thanks to the generous award bestowed upon him and his school through a credit union based non-profit.

CUs Embrace The Berenstain Bears

“Thank you for this new product which I believe will enhance the financial education for so many children and families in our communities and around the world.”