High School Students in Idaho and Oregon Get a Taste of ‘Adulting’ with Finances

During two financial reality fairs on April 13 and 15, students learned the importance of budgeting, saving, and living within your financial means.

Credit Unions Join Idaho Governor to Formally Kick Off Financial Literacy Month

During the event, the Governor and other special guests recognized student winners of the IFLC’s annual Piggy Bank Beauty Contest.

400 High School Freshmen Get a ‘Bite of Reality’ at Fair Co-Hosted by Washington CUs

Peninsula and Our Community credit unions provided students with a “day in the life” simulation of an adult’s finances.

Encourage Members to Start Their Kids Down the Road to Fiscal Fitness

During Credit Union Youth Month, credit unions can help parents prepare their children for a bright financial future.

Mountain America and ICCU Educate Idahoans During Idaho Financial Literacy Day

The credit unions joined three other organizations on the second floor of the Capitol rotunda to promote Idaho financial literacy efforts.

OnPoint Community Credit Union Donates $100,000 to Financial Beginnings and Junior Achievement

The funds will help support financial literacy programs in Oregon and Southwest Washington schools.

Grant Brings Personal Finance Education to Every Idaho High School

Idaho Central Credit Union partners with Stukent to teach teenagers about financial literacy.

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Thousands of Northwest-Area High School Students Gain Real-World Budgeting Skills Thanks to Their Local Credit Unions

During the 2018-2019 school year, more than 3,500 students learned how to smartly save and spend at Financial Reality Fairs.

Key Oregon Legislator Sees Credit Union Financial Education Work First-Hand

Rep. Margaret Doherty, Chair of the House Education Committee, was a guest at Pacific NW Federal Credit Union’s Financial Reality Fair at a Portland High school.

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Save to Win’s Incentives Encourage Consumers to Join Credit Unions

The nation’s largest prize-linked savings program inspires members to build their financial security.

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Financial Reality Fairs See High Student Engagement at April Events

Over 500 students learn financial skills in a budgeting exercise that simulates real-life choices.

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High School Students Hone Their Budgeting Skills Through Financial Reality Fairs

Northwest credit unions have provided financial education to more than 1,000 students in the past six months.

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Wanted: Volunteers Passionate About Financial Literacy

Credit union professionals needed to teach financial literacy to kids throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington.

New Mid Oregon Credit Union Student Branch Opens at La Pine High School

Funded with a grant from the Northwest Credit Union Foundation, the branch will provide students with career training and real-world money management experience.

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Northwest Credit Union Foundation Partner, Junior Achievement, Is Seeking Classroom Volunteers

Help increase youth financial literacy in your community through classroom programs. Find out if there’s an opening at a district near you.

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News and Notes: Here’s What’s Happening in Northwest Credit Unions

Horizon Credit Union welcomes new VP of Information Services, St. Helens Community Credit Union hosts series of Financial Reality Fairs, and Our Community Credit Union wins award for lowest debit fraud rate.

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Participate in Idaho Gives Day and Washington’s GiveBIG Day

On the states’ upcoming days of giving, support the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s efforts to help students in the Northwest build financial skills and achieve a college education.

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Southwest Chapter of Idaho Credit Unions “All In” for Financial Reality Fairs

The Chapter’s fourth annual Reality Fairs will benefit 400-500 students on April 5 and April 11.