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.
The Financial Literacy and Education Commission is calling to make financial literacy a nationwide focus. Leaders from the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and 19 other federal agencies make up the commission, which met in late October. The primary focus of the meeting was to address the financial costs of c
Biz Kid$ has won a national Emmy Award, television¹s highest honor. The award for Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing was presented to Biz Kid$ in a gala celebration in Los Angeles, Calif. on Friday, June 14, 2013. Biz Kid$ is the credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship. This is the second Emmy win for the youth financial literacy show.
Holy Rosary Credit Union (Kansas City) and St. Therese Little Flower hosted a financial fair directed at the Blue Hills community of Kansas City. The “Right Here, Right Now” fair was designed to equip attendees with the tools and knowledge to begin working on their finances the moment the seminar ended.
The Waynesville High School (Waynesville, MO) class of 2016 had a chance to visit Mad City Money during their Life Skills class. For the third year in a row, representatives from Mid Missouri Credit Union (Fort Leonard Wood) presented a simulation of what the real world would be like after high school and college. Each student received an occupation and salary.
Every year the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) gathers data on how many financial literacy presentations credit unions make in-classrooms around the country. This data is used by credit unions around the country when they talk with legislators about the credit union difference.
Box sets of the first four seasons of Biz Kid$ are now available from the National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF). Biz Kid$ is the Emmy Award winning and credit union funded public television series that teaches kids about money management and entrepreneurship.