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4/11/19 | Robin Caddell, Iowa Credit Union League

Four Things to Teach Your Kids About Money Before College

The time has come to send your oldest child off to college. You’ve talked with them about safety, getting to class on time and being careful when going to parties. But, how much have you talked with them about being responsible with their money?
 
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4/3/19 | Everfi, A Financial Education Partner of GNCU

The Multidimensional Benefits of Financial Education: For Individuals, Communities, and the Mobile Future

In today’s world, the ability to manage money has never been more critical. All the while, financial knowledge among the general public has not kept pace with the need for financial capability. In a 2017 study, only 48 percent of all Americans were able to answer at least half of a set of financial literacy questions correctly. The young adult demographic performed even worse, with less than a quarter of millennials, in another study, able to answer basic financial wellness questions.
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9/13/18 | California / Nevada Credit Union League

Improving Financial Wellness

CONSIDER THIS: September is self-improvement month—which makes it a good time to look at ways to improve your financial wellness. 

Here are five tips:
 
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7/31/18 | California / Nevada Credit Union League

Be a Savvy Back-to-School Shopper

Back-to-school shopping is the second largest consumer spending category after holiday shopping. Once you combined school supplies with other expenses—such as clothing and electronics—a family could easily spend between $600 and $1,000.
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2/26/18 | Michelle Hale

Entrepreneurial Education for Our Youth

Greater Nevada Credit Union

Basic money management skills are crucial to daily success but financial education isn’t commonly offered in schools. To help bridge the gap, Greater Nevada partners with organizations like EverFi, Balance, and the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation

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07/17/17 | Bennett Queen

Learn the Basics and Benefits: Personal Loans 101

Greater Nevada Credit Union
When you were a child, did you ask your parents for ten dollars because you wanted to buy something that you couldn’t afford? Did they reply, “Okay, but you’re going to have to pay me back, plus interest.” If they did, they were teaching you a valuable lesson about borrowing.
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06/02/2017 | Bennett Queen

5 Post College Graduation Tips

Greater Nevada Credit Union
College graduation is one of the most anticipated days that students will experience. However, once the idea of “adulting” and living in the real world starts to hit, many graduates get anxious about the pressure of paving their own way through life. If you’re in the “adulting” stage, here are five tips to make things a little easier.
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04/20/17 | Bennett Queen

National Credit Union Youth Month: Managing Money Wisely

Greater Nevada Credit Union
April is National Credit Union Youth Month, and across the nation credit unions are promoting the importance of teaching youth ways to earn, spend, save, and manage money wisely. Below is an overview of how you can instill good money habits in your kids, no matter what age.
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03/31/17 | Brittany Flores

Greater Nevada Supports Student Success

Member Service Representative
Just in case you were wondering, yes! There is a place that you and your student can receive all the resources and information you’ll need to be financially fit and be up to date on how Greater Nevada Credit Union strives to support our students. All from the comfort of your own home!
 
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01/27/17 | Bennett Queen

What is Financial Planning

Greater Nevada Credit Union
According to CNBC, 33% of Americans have done no planning when it comes to their financial futures. Another 58% believe that their financial plans still need some TLC. For those of you included in this 91%, we thought it might be time for a refresher on what “financial planning” is and why it matters.
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01/03/17 | Bennett Queen

How to set New Year’s Goals That Will Last

Marketing Coordinator
Let me start off this post by asking you to think about your New Year’s resolution from last year. Go ahead, I’ll wait… I won’t ask you what it was, but what I would like to know is: did you keep that resolution? If not, try doing things a bit differently this New Year.