In this episode, we dig into financial empowerment and improving financial well-being, which are both areas your Foundation is very interested in and a big part of what we do. For more information, you’ll hear from Daniel Dodd-Ramirez, who serves as the Assistant Director for the Office of Financial Empowerment of the Consumer Financial […]



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  This week’s blog post is featuring Chris Wolgamott, the Director of Financial Counseling and Governmental Affairs at Meritrust Credit Union in Wichita, Kansas. Chris started out as the only Certified Financial Counselor with the credit union, and has great stories of how the Financial Counseling program can change your members’ lives. The Enhanced FiCEP […]



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  On this podcast, we’re discussing financial wellness in the workplace. Why? June is National Employee Wellness Month and this is also a critical issue. For example, did you know that: 36% of workers don’t put any money into a Retirement Savings plan; 28% report that issues with personal finances have been a distraction at […]



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  Kalsee Credit Union is the first and only credit union in Michigan, at this time, that offers financial education and counseling to their members through a state licensed credit counselor (Melissa Mullins) and a program entitled Aspire Financial Counseling. Melissa Mullins is a Certified Financial Counselor through the Foundation & CUNA’s Enhanced FiCEP Program. […]



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  April marks an important month for credit unions as we all celebrate National Credit Union Youth Month and National Financial Capability Month. This provides a great opportunity for organizations to showcase the credit union difference by going above and beyond to provide financial education to staff, members, and communities. Your Foundation is here to […]



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