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April is National Credit Union Youth Month!

This is the perfect time to remind youth members First Credit Union is here to help! We offer many FREE financial education resources to help kids, teens and young adults learn about finances, managing money, and even credit scores.

Stop by any branch in April where we are featuring displays with financial education materials, "take-one" handouts, "Earnest" the Piggy Bank coloring pages, and firstcu giveaways.

Did You KNow?

Did You Know?! Kids, 19 and younger, receive a complimentary $5 opening deposit when they become a member. Learn more about Youth Account options or Become a Member today.

Check out the following FREE financial education resources!

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It's A Money Thing Breakdown of a Credit Score

"Foiling Identity Theft" video - identity theft is nothing new, and yet it still manages to cost its victims billions of dollars (yes, that’s billions with a “b”) globally each year—not to mention the time and hassle involved in recovering a stolen identity. View this video to find out how.

It's a Money Thing is a trademark of Filene Research Institute.

It's A Money Thing Breakdown of a Credit Score

"Breakdown of a Credit Score" video - you’ve likely heard about credit scores before (thanks to all those commercials with terrible jingles), but what do you actually know about them? How long have they been around? And what’s the deal with checking them? View this It's a Money Thing video to learn more.

It's a Money Thing is a trademark of Filene Research Institute.

It's A Money Thing Choosing Your FI

"Choosing a Financial Institution" video - as you contemplate moving beyond your piggy bank, the two types of financial institutions that you're most likely to deal with are banks and credit unions. They offer essentially the same products and services, but their values and motivations are very different. View this It's a Money Thing video to learn how.

It's a Money Thing is a trademark of Filene Research Institute.

moneymix.comMoneyMix is for young adults 18 to 30 looking for relevant information on money and finance. This interactive, peer-produced site features blogs, videos and articles on financial topics facing young adults.

"Budget Basics: Get Back on Track" online course

The free online course, Budget Basics: Get Back on Track will teach you how to stretch your budget to make ends meet and help you get back on track with a usable spending plan. This is a 14 minute course.
anytime.cuna.orgAnytime Adviser offers financial advice 24/7. You'll find a variety of self-guided interactive coaching sessions that use games, quizzes, calculators and simulations to provide helpful information and help you make important financial decisions. Any time is the right time for great financial advice.

"Power Over Debt: Break the Cycle" online course

The free online course, Power Over Debt: Break the Cycle will give you the tools and knowledge you need to get your debt under control and keep it under control. This is a 15 minute course.
takechargeamerica.orgTake Charge America is a nonprofit financial education organization offering free credit counseling. A counselor will work with you one-on-one to develop a manageable budget and recommend solutions to get out of debt. You can also visit the Financial Education section of our website for free financial tools and resources.

"On Track for Retirement: Tips for a Smooth Transition" online course

The free online course, On Track for Retirement: Tips for a Smooth Transition will teach you how to jump start your retirement savings plans, as well as budgeting tips as you transistion into retirement. This ia a 17 minute course.