The children of Joplin were thrilled to see the Easter bunny at an egg hunt hosted by Joplin Metro Credit Union (JMCU). The event was held on April 19. It was well attended with approximately 50 children participating in the event.
Electro Savings Credit Union (St. Louis) recently donated $20,000 to the Missouri Credit Union Charitable Foundation (MCUCF). This was the credit union’s way of paying it forward to help other credit unions in Missouri.
River Region Credit Union (Jefferson City) was selected for the 2014 Jefferson City Area Chamber of Commerce's Program of Excellence Award. The award recognized River Region for its Partner in Education efforts with Cedar Hill Elementary School.
Short term loans. Payday loans. Predatory lending. What they are depends on how you view the unsecured, generally small-dollar loan businesses that number near 1,000 in the Show Me State. Is it economic freedom or exploitation of Missouri's poor?
Who says "youth don't make a difference?" Not Poplar Bluff Federal Credit Union! One of their youth members, Brandon Scott, 12, and his family coordinated the second Annual Pull Tab Drive to benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis (RMHC). The credit union sponsored the event, which was held on April 19, at the American Legion Hall in Poplar Bluff.
Local students are getting a free education in how to manage their money. Missouri Valley Federal Credit Union (St. Peters) is working with Banzai, a national award-winning financial literacy program, to make curriculum available to St. Charles County schools completely free.
Being money smart pays off…literally. Nikhil Krishmam, of Fenton, Kyle Reading, of O’Fallon, and Chloe Momphard, of Troy, were each presented with a 2014 Money Smart Kid Essay scholarship April 4, 2014.
Millions of working Americans are in a cycle of debt that they have little hope of digging out of without an innovative product designed to help accelerate repayment and address cash flow. That’s why the Filene Research Institute is testing The Trust Card, a debt management program pioneered by Neighborhood Trust Federal Credit Union (NTFCU) and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, in their accessible financial services