CUNA, Leagues, and credit unions take their work around financial well-being seriously 12 months a year, CUNA Deputy Chief Advocacy Officer for Federal Government Affairs Jason Stverak wrote to all 535 members of Congress Wednesday. April marks Financial Literacy Month and National Credit Union Youth Month.
“America’s credit unions do not need a month marked on the calendar to work with their members to promote financial literacy. Afterall, financial literacy is just one component of someone's overall financial well-being,” Stverak wrote. “Credit unions provide access to high-quality financial services and financial education for members to meet their needs. Our members know they can count on their credit union to help them fulfill their financial dreams.”
He also once again encouraged members of Congress to visit a credit union headquarters or branch in their district or state during the current and upcoming recesses, and to visit AdvancingCommunity.com to see examples of how credit unions are meeting member needs.
Stverak also highlighted some of the great credit union Financial Literacy Month activities from around the country that includes: