Instructional Video Navigates Redesigned Consumer, Financial Literacy Websites
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 11, 2013) – The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) today released the latest video in the agency’s consumer series highlighting the many resources available on the agency’s consumer website, MyCreditUnion.gov and its financial literacy microsite, Pocket Cents.
To watch the free video, NCUA Consumer Report: MyCreditUnion.gov, go to http://bit.ly/15iPrbX on NCUA’s YouTube channel.
The 4-minute instructional video covers the newly redesigned websites and facilitates access to easy-to-understand personal finance information for parents, seniors, students, educators and service members. Some topics covered include the cost of education, homeownership and mortgages, preparing for retirement, managing debt, online financial security, and planning for emergencies.
The video also highlights Hit the Road, an interactive personal finance game that teaches young people the value of saving and budgeting.
Finally, the video instructs visitors on how to connect with NCUA’s new consumer Twitter feed, @MyCUgov, which features timely personal finance tips aimed at helping individuals to make smarter financial decisions and better choices for their money.
Launched in March 2011, MyCreditUnion.gov offers consumers a one-stop destination for educational information about credit unions. Housed within NCUA’s consumer website, Pocket Cents provides access to financial literacy information and tools for people of all ages.
NCUA is the independent federal agency created by
the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise
federal credit unions. With the backing of the full
faith and credit of the United States, NCUA operates
and manages the National Credit Union Share
Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of nearly 100
million account holders in all federal credit
unions and the overwhelming majority of
state-chartered credit unions. At
Pocket Cents, NCUA also educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.