Kansas City Credit Union (KCCU) recently hosted its second “Biz Kid$ Viewing Party” at Faxon Elementary School. This event focuses on financial literacy and building students' economic educational skills. It was made possible through KCCU's partnership with the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF), LINC (Local Investment Commission) and the Kansas City Public Schools District
On June 17, United Credit Union (Mexico) participated in a Summer 2 Discover event on the Moberly Area Community College campus in Moberly. This three-day event was designed to give children, from third grade through sixth grade, a taste of what college would be like. The event included multiple hands-on activities, and kids were able to get a good feel for what it is like to be on a college campus.
Anheuser‐Busch Employees’ Credit Union (ABECU) and its community division, American Eagle Credit Union (AECU) awarded a total of nine scholarships this April for its 20th annual Young Adult Financial Youth Group – Vince Jacknewitz $1,500 Scholarship Program. Six scholarships were awarded to members: Jordan Banks of St.
Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Missouri Valley Federal Credit Union (St. Peters) is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to St. Charles County schools completely free.
Being money smart pays off…literally. Nikhil Krishmam, of Fenton, Kyle Reading, of O’Fallon, and Chloe Momphard, of Troy, were each presented with a 2014 Money Smart Kid Essay scholarship April 4, 2014.
The Financial Literacy and Education Commission is calling to make financial literacy a nationwide focus. Leaders from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and 19 other federal agencies make up the commission, which met in late October. The primary focus of the meeting was to address the financial costs of c
Biz Kid$ has won a national Emmy Award, television¹s highest honor. The award for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing was presented to Biz Kid$ in a gala celebration in Los Angeles, Calif. on Friday, June 14, 2013. Biz Kid$ is the credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship. This is the second Emmy win for the youth financial literacy show.
Holy Rosary Credit Union (Kansas City) and St. Therese Little Flower hosted a financial fair directed at the Blue Hills community of Kansas City. The “Right Here, Right Now” fair was designed to equip attendees with the tools and knowledge to begin working on their finances the moment the seminar ended.