Silver State Schools Credit Union (SSSCU)
helped elementary students learn the importance of saving through its
innovative program, “The Piggy Bank Project”. At the end of the school
year, students at Walter Bracken Elementary saved just over $40,000.
SSSCU received a Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grant from the National
Credit Union Foundation to help fund this initiative.
The Piggy Bank Project is a collaborative effort between SSSCU, Walter Bracken Elementary School, The United Way of Southern Nevada, Young Philanthropist Society, Junior Achievement, and the Andson Foundation to provide real savings accounts for elementary students, while also providing in class financial education to reinforce the habit of saving money...Click to Continue Reading