Learn How Education Programs Help Credit Union Members
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Sept. 28, 2016) – Credit unions that want to help members understand and manage personal finances can benefit from an upcoming National Credit Union Administration webinar, “Financial Education: Alternative Delivery Channels,” scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern.
This 90-minute webinar will explore effective strategies for encouraging sound financial decision-making by your members. Online registration is available here (opens new window). Participants will use this same link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website. There is no charge.
Vanessa Lowe, an economic development specialist with NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, will host guest speakers Morgan Rogers, director of consumer affairs with NCUA’s Office of Consumer Protection, and Mark Lynch, senior program manager with the National Credit Union Foundation. Topics will include:
- NCUA’s role in national financial education policy development,
- Resources on NCUA’s MyCreditUnion.gov (opens new window) and Pocket Cents (opens new window) consumer websites,
- How experiential learning helps credit unions and members,
- The National Credit Union Foundation’s Reality Fairs (opens new window), and
- Profiles from CUNA’s 2015 Desjardins Financial Education Awards.
Participants may submit questions in advance at WebinarQuestions@ncua.gov. The subject line of the email should read, “Financial Education.” Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email firstname.lastname@example.org. This webinar will be closed captioned and then archived online here approximately three weeks following the live event.
NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions, minority depository institutions and credit unions with a low-income designation.