MESA—or matched education savings accounts—allow credit unions to bridge the gap between students and educational opportunity.
The nonprofit has been serving Oregon and Southwest Washington for 64 years, partnering with schools and businesses to provide business, economics and life-skills programming for youth.
Providing free, financial education is part of the credit union DNA. At Clackamas FCU, it’s offered in English or Spanish.
The scholarship program was created in the memory of Wally C. Ohlfs, the founding manager of Red Canoe Credit Union.
As America’s Credit Union Conference welcomed more than 1,000 credit union leaders to Seattle, the Credit Union Difference was demonstrated in a way that will make more than 30,000 Washington students “money smart.”
The 2016 National Youth Involvement Board Conference will offer strategies for credit unions looking to revamp youth accounts and youth & family marketing programs.
Some 2015 NWCUA award winners and those who nominated them reflect on the recognition leading up to this year’s awards at MAXX Convention in October as the June 22 deadline nears.
NWCUF partner JA Finance Park is hosting upcoming financial education events. Check below for upcoming dates and partnering schools.
Education-Based Membership? Credit Unions Celebrate Teachers Financial Education Event Geared Toward Your Members
The free event during ACUC brings financial education tools to teachers and is sponsored by America’s Credit Unions and spearheaded by Northwest credit unions.
Nominate the Best Northwest Credit Unions for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards; Deadline is June 17
Nominating period is now open for 2016 Summit, Chapter, Advocacy & CUNA Awards, which will be presented during the 2016 NWCUA Convention in October.
STCU received a national CUNA Desjardins Youth Financial Education Award, for “My Life, My Money,” a program that reached over 1,400 students last year.
A “casual day” in your credit union on April 6 can help to support the financial education initiatives of both the Northwest Credit Union Foundation and the National Credit Union Foundation.
An innovative partnership between a credit union and a local college of education will provide free financial literacy lesson plans in English and Spanish.
Calling Oregon Credit Unions: Take Survey by Monday to Help State Increase Access to Financial Education
Oregon credit unions have an opportunity to be part of a Financial Literacy Working Group the State Treasurer is establishing in March. Fill out a quick survey by February 29 to earn a seat at this important table.
Advocates attending Credit Union Day at the Capitol in Olympia on February 4 began their day with a supportive address by Governor Jay Inslee. “You are providing financial education that is so imperative to our young families,” he noted.
As the Washington Legislature begins its second week, get an insider’s look at the policy advancement strategy for credit unions.
The Washington State legislature began its 2016 session in Olympia Monday, with lawmakers facing a large agenda and a tight, 60-day deadline. The Northwest Credit Union Movement is at the table.
The Northwest Credit Union Foundation made life-changing impacts this year in asset building, economic empowerment, and cooperative development.