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Kitsap Chapter Works Holiday Magic, Fills 175 Stockings for Homeless Youth

Volunteer efforts helps aid local nonprofit group.

NYIB Conference Coming Up

The 2016 National Youth Involvement Board Conference will offer strategies for credit unions looking to revamp youth accounts and youth & family marketing programs.

Northwest Credit Union Educators Among Nation’s Most Effective, Says NYIB

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.

Calling all Youth Marketing and Financial Education Professionals!

The National Youth Involvement Board’s Annual Conference is coming up in San Antonio, Texas for all those involved in reaching and educating the next generation of credit union members.

Get ‘Wild About Saving’ With National Youth Month

April is National Credit Union Youth Month, and CUNA has a host of great materials and ideas to help you engage your younger members in good financial habits.

Compliance Center: Federal Regulators Issue Guidance on Youth Savings Programs

NCUA and others encourage youth financial empowerment; your question answered on multi-party checks with one signature; plus this week’s legal briefs.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

NW Priority Credit Union makes bicycle magic; Solarity Credit Union makes holiday feast for homeless youth.

CFPB Gathers Educators and Advocates to Explore Financial Education Effectiveness

Classroom education is not enough, a gathering of financial educators and advocates finds. Some of the initiatives being driven by credit unions are key to improving students’ financial capability.

Do you FinLit? Does the NYIB Have a Deal for You!

Calling credit union financial educators! The National Youth Involvement Board showcases the best youth financial education resources available at its annual conference in New York July 30-August 1.

Northwest Credit Unions ‘Catch the $ave Wave’ During an Extraordinary National Credit Union Youth Week

Credit unions do amazing things every day to bring financial education and resources to their members, but National Credit Union Youth Week offered a unique opportunity to shine a spotlight on those efforts – and Northwest credit unions responded with a variety of creative programs and promotions.

April is National Financial Literacy Month; How Will Your Credit Union Celebrate?

From bake sales on Financial Fitness Day to volunteering at Reality Fairs and helping young people “Catch the $ave Wave,” credit unions will shine a spotlight on the importance of financial education in April. How will you celebrate National Financial Literacy Month? We’ve got loads of ideas!

Help Young Members ‘Catch the $ave Wave’ During National Credit Union Youth Week

Encourage young members and potential members to set up savings accounts, learn how to manage money and “Catch the $ave Wave” during National Credit Union Youth Week in April.

NCUF Accepting Applications for Biz Kid$ Financial Education Grants

Financial education grants from the National Credit Union Foundation can help credit unions leverage the award-winning Biz Kid$ television show and related materials in their own financial literacy programs. Applications for the grants are being accepted now.

On ‘Googolplex’ Editorial Board, Students Can Help Shape Financial Literacy Websites

Applications are being accepted now for spots on the youth editorial board for the CUNA microsite “Googolplex: The Credit Union Guide for Student Moneymakers.” Students on the board will play a key role in designing financial literacy tools for children and young adults.

News & Notes: Here’s What’s Happening Around the Northwest

Oregon’s Jeff Merkley adds his name to Privacy Notification Bill in U.S. Senate; Former foster youth wins 2013 Maps Community Foundation Challenge; North Coast President/CEO Terry Belcoe named 2013 Skagit County Advocate of the Year; Brian Devereux joins Unitus Community Credit Union as vice president of lending.

Finalists in 2013 Maps Community Challenge Focus on Helping Young People Transition Out Of Foster Care

Three finalists with unique ideas for helping youth transition out of foster care are now competing for the top prize in the 2013 Maps Community Challenge, the nationally recognized signature event of the Maps Community Foundation.

YEA for Oregonians Credit Union; Youth to get Help Starting Businesses

A partnership between Oregonians Credit Union and the Beaverton Chamber of Commerce will give middle and high school students the resources they need to start real-life businesses. The Young Entrepreneurs Academy, a national program, is new to Oregon and was launched last week.

Credit Unions: Apply Now for New NCUF ‘BizKid$’ Financial Education Grants

Credit unions have until the end of the month to apply for new “Biz Kid$” Financial Education Grants from the NCUF. The grants can be applied to any youth financial education initiatives that make use of “Biz Kid$” programming.