From time to time there are occasions where credit unions pop upin my personal life. One of those occasions was just the otherday.

I was talking to a friend who recently finished getting herMasters degree in business education. She was telling me howdiscouraged she is because she's been looking for a job for sixmonths to teach at the high school level and has yet to come upwith anything promising. One of the first things I thought of aftershe said this was that she'd be perfect to work on a financialliteracy team at a credit union. She has the training and educationto teach members and potential members that are at a crucial ageand she is a member of Gen Y.

When I suggested that she look into seeing if any credit unionsare hiring for this type of position, she said she wasn't awarethat credit unions did that type or work nor had her collegementioned it as an option for a job. My friend lives and went tocollege in Long Island, N.Y. where I know there are a substantialamount of credit unions, some of them large-sized creditunions.

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