TCU to host teen financial boot camp today

Travis Credit Union once again will host a series of financial literacy workshops for teens, beginning today, and July 16 and 30. Using videos, traditional lessons and simulation, Mad City Money instructors will teach the teens, aged 14 to 19, the basics of money management: How to create a budget, paying off student loan debt, using credit cards responsibly, setting aside savings, how to write a check and balance a checkbook, etc. Read More...

Cash mobs connect CU staff, members with local businesses

Members of credit unions don’t always realize they’re doing business with a local financial institution in which they have an ownership stake. But more-and-more people do realize the importance of supporting locally-owned businesses as a means of building healthy communities. Over the past several months, Mountain Credit Union has provided members with a chance to learn about […] Read More...

Suncoast Credit Union Awards $88,000 In Scholarships To Graduating Seniors

Suncoast Credit Union Foundation recognized four freshmen with $88,000 in higher education scholarships on June 18. Over 1,039 students throughout southwest Florida applied for the annual scholarship and this year’s amount is the highest the Foundation has awarded in a single year. Since 1992, the Foundation has awarded $1 million in higher education scholarships to over 550 students. Read More...

Woman saves, gets $5,000 from Yelm Twinstar branch

Even if they lose, they win. And Anne Mickatavage of Rainier won $5,000 in the Save to Win program sponsored by her credit union, TwinStar. The company mascot, Dollar Dog, was at the Yelm TwinStar branch Tuesday as company officials presented Mickatavage with a ceremonial check. When Mickatavage heard the news of her victory, she […] Read More...

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