As the new school year settles in, here's a look at five financial literacy programs that really make the grade.
The National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions has started to build a shared back-office platform for CDCUs.
Carter Federal Credit Union combines education with entertainment to promote financial literacy within its communities.
One of the National Credit Union Foundation's more unusual grants this year went to the 28,000-member $201 million asset Carter Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Springhill, La. The foundation provided $25,000 for the credit union to produce financial education trailers that will run before movies at a film camp popular...
Financial education continued to provide the predominant theme underpinning the National Credit Union Foundation's most recent round of grant making, with the NCUF continuing to fund projects that it believes strike at an enduring financial problem effecting a broad swath of American consumers.
Carter Federal Credit Union, Springhill, La., held its third annual St. Jude hamburger fundraiser at the Springhill Wal-Mart in August.
Heritage Federal Credit Union, Newburgh, Ind., was honored with the Diamond Merit Award in recognition of outstanding marketing and development achievements in the credit union industry.
For more than nine years, Carter Federal Credit Union hummed along with its business lending program amassing $7 million in loans, relishing the fact that its portfolio never took any charge-off or delinquency hits.