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Missouri Ahead of Nationwide Focus on Financial Literacy

Nov
01
Missouri Ahead of Nationwide Focus on Financial Literacy

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

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BizKid$ Wins National Emmy Award

Jul
10

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.

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Holy Rosary & St. Therese Little Flower Host Financial Fair

Feb
25
Holy Rosary & St. Therese Little Flower Host Financial Fair

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.

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Mid Missouri Presents Mad City Money to High Schoolers

Jan
23
Mid Missouri Presents Mad City Money to High Schoolers

The Waynesville High School (Waynesville, MO)  class of 2016 had a chance to visit Mad City Money during their Life Skills class. For the third year in a row, representatives from Mid Missouri Credit Union (Fort Leonard Wood) presented a simulation of what the real world would be like after high school and college. Each student received an occupation and salary.

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NYIB Reporting of Financial Education Due July 6

Jun
21
NYIB Reporting of Financial Education Due July 6

Every year the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) gathers data on how many financial literacy presentations credit unions make in-classrooms around the country. This data is used by credit unions around the country when they talk with legislators about the credit union difference.

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West Community Supports JA's "Economics for Success"

Mar
14
West Community Supports JA's "Economics for Success"

As part of its community outreach efforts, West Community Credit Union (O’Fallon) recently partnered with Junior Achievement (JA) for its “Economics For Success” prog

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Biz Kid$ DVD Box Sets Now Available

Mar
07

Box sets of the first four seasons of Biz Kid$ are now available from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF).  Biz Kid$ is the Emmy Award winning and credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.

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ABECU Partners with Junior Achievement

Mar
06

Anheuser-Busch Employees’ Credit Union partnered with Junior Achievement to teach money lessons to students at Adams Elementary School, in south St. Louis city.

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New Biz Kid$ Season Launches on Public Television

Feb
29

Season 5 of the award-winning financial literacy initiative, Biz Kid$, teaches children how to make and manage money.  Biz Kid$ returns for a new season – taking a close look at the economy, businesses that give back, and how to make good financial choices.

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