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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  On this podcast, we’re revisiting Reality Fairs, which is an interactive financial literacy experience for high school students. The Pennsylvania CU Foundation recently tailored the fair model and used it for people re-entering society from the state’s correctional system. To learn more, we talk with Kathleen Fey, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania CU Foundation. You’ll hear […]



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  On this podcast, we’re talking about “Lending with a Heart” from Nueva Esperanza Community CU, which is at the intersection of financial education, well-being and philosophy. The program, which provides loans to members unable to gain credit elsewhere, recently won a Louise Herring award from CUNA. To learn more, we talk with Sue Cuevas, CEO/Manager […]



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  On this podcast, we’re talking with a modern-day credit union pioneer: Mr. Dick Ensweiler. Dick is someone whose work speaks for itself and is a true testament to the credit union philosophy. Dick is retiring as President/CEO of the Cornerstone CU League on April 30, 2017 and I talked to him earlier this month about […]



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  This episode of “Murmurings” expands upon our last one, talking about one of our favorite financial education programs, Biz Kid$. As a reminder, Biz Kid$ is a financial literacy initiative launched nationally in 2008 that teaches kids about money and business. It is the first national public television series promoting financial education for elementary through high school […]



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