Nearly 2,000 Spokane-area students will learn about finances in real-world simulations this fall and next spring.
The credit union fully-funded 100 percent of the 29 teacher project requests posted, where funds for each project range from $ 200 to $ 3,342 for books, tablets, field trips and more.
Surprise donation supported projects and classroom supplies through DonorsChoose.org.
NWCUF partner JA Finance Park is hosting upcoming financial education events. Check below for upcoming dates and partnering schools.
With a generous donation, Inspirus Credit Union supported a diverse group of students at a Tukwila high school in sharing their Stories of Arrival.
An innovative partnership between a credit union and a local college of education will provide free financial literacy lesson plans in English and Spanish.
The Twitter chat will feature live interaction from credit unions across the country discussing how they serve their members during back to school season.
After fire destroyed a critical building, Northwest credit unions raced to the aid of the school and the district.
Financial education resource guide published by CFPB; your question answered about using power of attorney to access account after death; plus this week’s legal briefs.
The credit union and nonprofit financial education group will connect classrooms with free, quality curriculum and qualified volunteers.
Credit unions have long delivered on the financial education mission. CUNA Mutual Group’s Mark Lynch has some innovative ideas about credit unions collaborating to find out directly from the students what will keep them engaged in financial learning.
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.
The Oregon bank lobby’s attempts to tax credit unions died when the state legislature gaveled its session to a close Monday. Three anti credit union bills never made it past their assigned committees, while legislation updating the Oregon Credit Union Act was signed into law.
A school-based scavenger hunt that promotes financial literacy has earned Horizon Credit Union a state-level CUNA Award and a second-place finish in the national competition. The Piggy Hunt was re-branded by “Biz Kid$” earlier this year for broader distribution.
Northwest credit unions made it on to a distinguished top-10 list recently for the number of its credit unions operating in-school branches. Ranked seventh and ninth, respectively, Oregon boasts eight credit unions operating branches in 34 schools, while there are nine Washington credit unions operating branch offices in 25 schools across the state.