Credit Union Leaders Present Financial Education Resources Center


For the first time, five national financial education providers are coming together to present a Financial Education Resources Center at the Credit Union National Association’s Governmental Affairs Conference.
Steve Delfin, Executive Director, National Credit Union FoundationNCUF Executive Director Steve Delfin initiated the Financial Education Resources Center after serving on CUNA’s Financial Literacy Task Force.

“All of our missions align around providing financial education,” said Delfin. “To carry on this cooperative movement, we must collectively promote financial literacy for Millennials and the next generations of credit union members.”

At the Washington Convention Center from February 22-25, 2009, the Financial Education Resources Center will feature adjacent booths in the Exhibit Hall with resources from these providers:

Credit Union National Association

Click for CUNA's Personal Finance Initiative!
  • The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) offers resources for credit unions, youth, adults, and underserved consumers.

    CUNA's Personal Finance Initiative (PFI) is a new interactive resource. PFI includes research and policy materials as well as best practices and networking opportunities.
  • National Credit Union Foundation

    Click to see NCUF's Biz Kid$ resources!
  • The National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) makes grants to credit unions and partners in innovative programs.

    NCUF’s largest grant is for Biz Kid$, the first national public television series underwritten by America’s Credit Unions.

    Another NCUF grant helps fund the CU4Reality program at America's Credit Union Museum.
  • Washington Credit Union Foundation

    Click to see Biz Kid$ resources from the Washington Credit Union Foundation!
  • The Washington Credit Union Foundation (WCUF) manages the Biz Kid$ program.

    Biz Kid$’ new season is airing in all 50 states on 97% of PBS stations.

    Credit union educators can download curriculum from each episode at www.bizkids.com.
  • National Endowment for Financial Education

    Click for resources from NEFE!
  • The National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE) supplies a turn-key curriculum for credit union educators to teach financial planning in high schools.

    NEFE is also bringing financial education into workplaces to reach young adults and at-risk workers.
  • National Youth Involvement Board

    Click for resources from NYIB!
  • The National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) provides a platform for credit union educators to report on presentations to classrooms and other youth events.

    NYIB also shares marketing materials to help credit unions attract youth.