On this episode, we talk to Marlene Shiels, Chief Executive of Capital Credit Union in Edinburgh, Scotland. Marlene recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from our Credit Union Development Education (DE) program. Marlene is an exceptional example of not only what it means to take the DE experience and share it with others around […]



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  This is the fourth edition of our “Getting Familiar with Your Foundation” series on our blog! Each month we will highlight a different member of our Foundation staff so you can get to know the people who make our work possible. Last month we got to know Senior Program Manager Mark Lynch. This month, […]



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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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  In this special summer episode, it seemed appropriate to highlight a unique financial education event from Tallahassee-Leon FCU. The MBA Summer Camp, or “Mini Billionaire’s Academy” is a fun summer camp program that uses experiential learning to teach kids about money. The Foundation has been familiar with the program as they’ve been a previous recipient of a Biz […]



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  On this podcast, we’re digging into the CFE Fund’s Bank On platform. Bank On supports local coalition and financial institution efforts to connect consumers with safe, affordable bank accounts. The CFE Fund has developed Bank On National Account Standards, which provide a benchmark for safe, low cost transactional products. Financial institutions, such as credit unions, […]



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