Chip Filson shares the story of Marit Hoyem and her experience attempting to get her first credit card as a young college student. Marit passes on what she went through and offers advice to credit unions seeking to make a difference in the lives of their members.
Credit unions need to maintain a certain net worth ratio to be considered well-capitalized, and many go above and beyond to ensure the safety of their institution. CUSO Magazine’s Esteban Camargo wonders whether it is possible to be too safe when managing net worth.
The National Credit Union Administration announced that eligible credit unions will once again be able to apply for Community Development Revolving Loan Fund (CDRLF) grants in 2023, with the application window opening from May 1 to June 30, reports Esteban Camargo.
Although mandatory financial education courses for high schoolers is growing, it is still only a requirement in a tiny portion of the United States. Chip Filson calls on credit unions to help bridge the gap as states add these courses to their curricula.
April marks the start of Financial Literacy Month, where credit unions, schools, and financial institutions alike work to improve financial education across the country. Emily Claus details the history of the event, how credit unions are celebrating this year, and how you can get in on all the festitivites!
Credit Union Network for Financial Literacy (CUNFL) announces a new website is designed to help guide children on the path to financial wellness by reinforcing the money management concept Save, Share, Spend, Earn in a fun way!