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'Thrive 'n' Shine:' Foundation, MindBlown offer fin. ed. app

February 1, 2016

MADISON, Wis. (2/1/16)--The National Credit Union Foundation is partnering with MindBlown Labs to bring the game developer’s “Thrive ‘n’ Shine” financial education app to 20 reality fairs and credit unions nationwide in 2016.

The foundation recently formalized its collaboration with MindBlown Labs to enrich the reality fair experience with CUNA Mutual Group. Late last year, CUNA Mutual Group launched a social media effort (#CUGiveBack) encouraging credit unions, their members and partners to share pictures of people giving back to the communities they served with each post garnering a $5 donation to the foundation.

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As part of the partnership, MindBlown Labs will provide credit unions with a 15% discount off the cost of its Thrive ‘n’ Shine packages. Contact MindBlown Labs co-founder Tracy “Ty” Moore at ty@mindblownlabs.com or go to mindblownlabs.com/sponsors.

Thrive ‘n’ Shine is a strategy and life simulation game for Android, iOS devices and Internet browsers that empowers students to experience and master critical financial concepts.

A reality fair is an interactive financial literacy experiential learning experience for students. The fairs simulate what it's like to make financial decisions based on predetermined budgets and personal situations.

Earlier this month, the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association also announced a partnership with Mindblown Labs through which Pennsylvania credit unions can offer Thrive ‘n’ Shine.