With the majority of fairs planned on or around International Credit Union Day, the NWCUF collaborative effort has exploded in number of students reached, far-outpacing the original.
In celebration of International Credit Union Day, NWCUF is hosting a second multi-city, multi credit union financial reality fair extravaganza. We’d love for you to participate this time around!
Last week, we showcased the collective efforts of 11 Northwest credit unions for the Financial Reality Fair Extravaganza, which hosted a dozen financial reality fairs at schools across the region, including nine in one day. One of those members, NW Priority Credit Union, shared their individual efforts from the day.
Credit unions can join an innovative one-day financial education event that will serve hundreds of youth and showcase the cooperative spirit in the Northwest.
A new video from the NCUF highlights the power of Financial Reality Fairs to transform high schoolers’ understanding of personal financial management.
The grant will help fund an innovative one-day Northwest credit union event teaching high school students the fundamentals of sound financial decision making.
During its “Closing for Good” event, the credit union closed all of its locations for half a day and sent all 1,300 staff to teach financial literacy at local high schools.
The fair will be held south of Seattle and is meant to connect minority and women owned businesses with financing options.
The Northwest Credit Union Foundation is applying for a grant to create a one-day, simultaneous Financial Reality Fair event across Oregon and Washington. Funding would cover many of credit unions’ costs to participate. Sign up now to participate.
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The credit union hosted its largest ever financial reality fair, drawing students from eight high schools for financial education event.
Volunteers wanted for event to teach high school students the basics of budgeting and personal finance, hosted by Fibre Federal.
The NWCUF is hosting a Financial Reality Fair for students with Juma Ventures. Volunteer and help students navigate their financial lives.
The NWCUF is calling for credit union volunteers to train 50 teachers at a Financial Reality Fair in Vancouver on August 12.
Volunteers are being recruited now for four upcoming Financial Reality Fairs in May and June. It’s a chance to give students, teachers and even credit union leaders a first-hand look at what it takes to be smart financial consumers.
What happens when teachers experience the real-life scenarios of a Financial Reality Fair that’s usually geared toward students? They learn the kinds of lessons, the Northwest Credit Union Foundation believes, that find their way back to personal-finance classes and curriculum.
Credit unions’ commitment to financial education played out in a live, interactive Financial Reality Fair during Credit Union Day at the Capitol last week. Students from River Ridge High School and a team of credit union volunteers impressed Washington legislators by demonstrating that students do have an appetite for financial education – and that credit unions are ready to provide it.
Fifty Spokane-area teachers will get to put their personal-finance skills to the test Feb. 28 at the Northwest Credit Union Foundation’s Financial Reality Fair. Volunteers are being recruited now to play the roles of merchants and financial counselors.