Financial education is part of the credit union DNA, and Northwest credit unions lead that charge. The National Youth Involvement Board reports nationally, credit unions reached 366,356 students last year.
With homecoming approaching, one high school student decided to make it a special night. All he needed was a small loan from his credit union.
Best Part About Volunteering at the 2014 Financial Reality Fair? Helping Students ‘Connect the Dots’
Jared Dance doesn’t really sell cell phones and electronics, and Will Rance isn’t a car salesman. But the power of financial education is so important to both men that they took time out from their credit union jobs to play those roles at the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s 2013 Financial Reality Fair in Olympia.