ALEXANDRIA, Va. (3/21/14)--In April, people's thoughts turn to...becoming increasingly competent in handling their financial matters. Or at least they ought to.
April is Financial Literacy month in the United States--declared so by Congress. Credit unions provide financial counseling to more than 1.5 million consumers each year, according to a National Credit Union Foundation (NCUF) 2013 report, but even those busy bees ramp up their efforts to mark this month. (Watch News Now for more on that later.)
On Thursday, the National Credit Union Administration announced it is offering credit union a chance to learn even more about promoting financial literacy through an April 3 webinar.
The webinar--free by the way--will be hosted by Kenneth Worthey, financial literacy and outreach analyst in NCUA's Office of Consumer Protection. It will feature Katie Bryan, communications director of the Consumer Federation of America, and Gigi Hyland, executive director of NCUF, as well as:
The 2 p.m. (ET) online session, titled "Financial Literacy: Putting Your Mission into Action," promises to provide valuable information on topics including:
Registration for this free webinar is now open. Use the resource link to sign up.