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NCUA Hosts Financial Literacy Webinar, Twitter Chat


Missouri's credit unions are encouraged to participate in two free financial literacy online events – a webinar and a Twitter chat – on Wednesday, April 22.

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April 1: Financial Fitness Day Helps Raise Funds for Financial Ed


Want to easily help raise awareness of credit unions’ financial education activities, as well as support them? Here's your chance.

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1st Financial FCU Works with Junior Achievement to Teach Financial Literacy


1st Financial Federal Credit Union employees took part in Junior Achievement’s “J.A. Our Community” program to teach Financial Literacy at Heritage Primary school in Wentzville.

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1st Financial FCU, Nonprofit Partner to Support Low Income Students


As part of the vision of “helping our members achieve their financial dreams”, 1st Financial created the Helping People 1st Grant to support organizations who are working to help members of the community achieve personal or financial growth in the areas of housing, financial literacy, job training or education. In October, the downtown branch on Washington Avenue chose to sponsor the Little Bit Foundation.

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Credit Unions Win Desjardins, Louise Herring National Awards


Credit unions in Missouri are committed to bettering their communities—and they have the awards to prove it! This year, the Credit Union National Association (CUNA) announced that five Missouri credit unions earned national awards in the Desjardins and Louise Herring categories.

These five credit unions included Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union (St. Louis), Mazuma Credit Union (Kansas City), Electro Savings Credit Union (St. Louis), St. Louis Community Credit Union and CommunityAmerica Credit Union (Kansas City).

Read on to learn more about each credit union’s entry.

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Candy Bags, Kids Help Deliver Important Message to Parents


In an effort to increase financial literacy, Arsenal Credit Union (Arnold) distributed 1,000 Bank on MOre trick-or-treat bags that held Smarties candy and a Teach Your Children About Money pamphlet to grade schools located close to their branches.

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CU Excel Center Helps Spread Financial Literacy in Community


Credit unions in Missouri make financial education a top priority. One example is the CU Excel Center, located in north St. Louis County, which focuses on helping low-to-moderate income residents improve their standards of living. Since opening the CU Excel Center in June 2012, the St.

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St. Louis Community CU Foundation Opens CU Excel Center


The St. Louis Community Credit Union Foundation recently opened the CU Excel Center™ in Northwoods, MO.

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