CUNA, the Foundation Celebrate National Financial Literacy Month

National Financial Literacy Month and National Credit Union Youth Month in April marks a time for credit unions to make it a priority to talk with their members – particularly youth – about the importance of financial literacy while teaching all consumers how to establish and maintain healthy financial habits.

April 1 is also Financial Fitness Day, where the Foundation invites credit union organizations to participate in the daylong fundraising activities for the financial education activities of the Foundation and state credit union foundations.

Mercer, Hall, Schumacher & Iowa CU League Honored by Foundation

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) presented four Herb Wegner Memorial Awards at its annual dinner Monday night at the new Marriott Marquis. Denise Gabel, Chief Operating Officer of the Northwest Credit Union Association, served as the night’s emcee.

The awards ceremony celebrated four of the highest national honors in the credit union movement.

Foundation’s Hyland Testified at Financial Literacy & Education Commission Meeting

The National Credit Union Foundation was invited by the Financial Literacy and Education Commission (FLEC) to testify at its public February 25, 2015 meeting at the U.S. Department of the Treasury in Washington, D.C.

Foundation Executive Director Gigi Hyland presented on a panel to talk about credit unions’ efforts around youth savings, reality fairs, and in-school branches.