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Financial Education


Since their inception, Wisconsin credit unions have promoted the practice of regular saving, wise borrowing and prudent financial decision-making. This page contains information for credit unions on financial education programs and resources. For detail on Wisconsin credit unions' existing financial education programs and impact, see the Wisconsin Credit Union Scorecard.

If you have any questions or information that should be updated or added to our site, please email Chad Helminak.

Financial literacy statistics and reports
Recent data on financial education and other resources that demonstrate the continuning need for it in our schools and communities.

Money Smart Week Wisconsin
Money Smart Week is annual financial education awareness event that takes place in Wisconsin and across the nation. Credit unions are key contributors to coordinating local efforts and we encourage involvement in this great event.

National Credit Union Foundation
The National CU Foundation has grants and many great financial education programs for credit unions.

National Credit Union Youth Week
Information on credit union's annual celebration that helps kids across the U.S. to start saving. Youth Week 2014 will be April 20-26.

School and youth-run branches
Branch development resources and further information.

How to get involved
Some of the ways your credit union can get involved in financial education

Financial Education Resources
Use these resources to help you expand your credit union's financial education offerings.

CUNA financial education resources
The Credit Union National Association offers many products and materials for credit unions to engage members of all ages in financial education.