NAPERVILLE, Ill. (10/24/13)--Partner credit unions of the Illinois REAL Solutions met at the end of September to discuss innovations and ongoing efforts in classroom presentations, reality fairs, emergency loans and other topics, said the Illinois Credit Union League. The topics ranged from youth financial literacy, serving underserved areas, small-dollar emergency loans, and more.
Credit unions that participated in the meeting included:
REAL Solutions is the signature program of the National Credit Union Foundation, which works through state credit union leagues to help credit unions make the difference for members, families and communities. REAL Solutions builds member and consumer financial capability by offering tools such as an online resource center, product development, Credit Union Financial Counseling Certification Program, experiential learning programs—like reality fairs, retirement fairs, and life simulations, and more.