Credit Unions Offer Educators Ways to Teach Financial Literacy to Students

Jamie Dedmon, managing director of the Northwest Credit Union Association, says the program will help teachers fill a gap in the curriculum on personal finances.

Young people who are financially literate become stakeholders in society, according to Suzanne Klenk of the Washington State Employees Credit Union.

By Eric Tegethoff • Public News Service

It can sometimes be hard to teach students the importance of understanding how to manage their personal finances.

So, at America’s Credit Union Conference next month in Seattle, credit unions are reaching out to give Washington educators the resources to teach financial literacy to the next generation.

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