Northwest Credit Union Foundation Funds Fibre Federal Reality Fair Grant

March 21, 2015

The Chronicle Online

Fibre Federal Credit Union is hosting a finance educational simulation for nearly 450 students from eight different high schools.

A Reality Fair is a budgeting simulation where students will move from booth to booth making decisions and purchasing various items such as housing, clothing, electronics, entertainment and more. Students select a career choice, calculate taxes and retirement then visit each booth to make their purchases. Volunteers are encouraged to upsell the students on the latest cell phone and most luxurious vehicle to emulate the sales strategies of most merchants; thus giving the student a real life exercise with impulse spending…

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