Taking action: implementing your financial well-being strategy
How to launch, learn, adjust and improve.
Understand this is your everyday work
A successful financial well-being strategy is a fully-integrated one. Get inspired by these examples of holistic solutions that are part of an operationalized financial health program.
Neighborhood Trust Federal Credit Union provide free financial wellness services, counseling, and a personal finance course in both English and Spanish.
Product + education
Dupaco’s MoneyMatch program enables home ownership through a combined education and savings account initiative for low-to-moderate income members.
Allegacy FCU’s interactive financial health program, Enrich, provides members with the content and education most relevant to them.
Focus on the most vulnerable
As President and CEO of Black Hills Federal Credit Union, Roger Heacock focused on the needs of the rural and extremely under/unbanked communities he served.
Connect with your community
Building strategic partnerships with local, mission-aligned organizations and community groups will catalyze and scale your financial well-being initiatives.
Engage education partners and start the next generation of credit union members on the path to financial freedom.
Financial wellness programs for incarcerated individuals, like Royal Credit Union’s, involve several partner agencies.
Cooperation among cooperatives
Expand and enhance your strategic vision through collaborative partnerships. Financial well-being events like CUFinHealth are a great opportunity to affect change with a financial well-being task force.
Encourage connectivity, dismantle silos
For a holistic financial well-being strategy to be successful, it needs to be integrated across the entire organization.
This integration can start at the very top. Patelco Credit Union reviews Mission Goals at every board meeting.
Share your story
Is your credit union’s financial well-being strategy delivering results? Connect with the National Credit Union Foundation so we can share your story and help other organizations follow in your footsteps.