Credit unions in Missouri celebrated “Wild About Saving™” during National Credit Union Youth Month™, which took place April 1-30. The month-long celebration gave credit unions an opportunity to convey the importance of financial education at a young age.
Kansas City Credit Union (KCCU), in partnership with the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF), LINC (Local Investment Commission) and the Kansas City Public Schools District, recently hosted their third “Biz Kid$ Viewing Party," which continued to focus on financial literacy to help build students' economic educational skills. Biz Kid$ is a credit union funded public television
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.