Now that the economy has moved from continual decline to constant fluctuation, it’s important to see how this is changing perceptions in America and in turn creating opportunities for credit unions.

Specifically I want to focus on what impact the economy is having on today’s youth. At no point was the economic impact on young adults more evident to me than this past month. As part of financial literacy month, I and other members of my company made high school classroom visits in conjunction with First Tech Credit Union and Oregon Community Credit Union. These visits were part of the brass STUDENT PROGRAM, an initiative to get free personal finance resources to high schools teachers and students. Below are some of the takeaways I gathered from students. They present possible opportunities for credit unions to reach young adults.

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