All tagged financial literacy

The Opportunity to Share My Passion at TEDx!

Speaking at a TEDx conference has been on my wish list for a long time. When I saw that a local TEDx event—TEDxChilliwack—was being organized, I jumped at the chance to apply. I was fortunate to be selected and also to be able to present about my passion—financial education. Here's the recording.

Kingston CCU Connects with Youth Through Financial Education

You know who your vulnerable members are. They are students struggling to balance school, work, budgets and expenses. Or they are young parents working multiple jobs to make ends meet. Nicolus Blunt, MSR with Kingston Community Credit Union, saw a need for financial education in his community, and how it could help members in need.

CalPoly FCU Reports Students Learning From FinEd Content

Imagine this… a low-income credit union with access to over six thousand college-age students, but no financial education materials to share with them. That was the situation that led Barbara Bean, president and CEO of Cal Poly Federal Credit Union, to enter our contest “365-Day Content Adventure Contest” in June, 2015. 

Teaching Financial Literacy

In late July, Tim and I attended the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) Conference in San Diego. The NYIB focuses on financial education for youth, primarily school-aged kids and teenagers. With Young & Free’s focus on the 18-to-25 age group, it is a natural complement. Tim was brought in to conduct a full-day pre-conference session, "Moving The Young Adult Needle." Attendees learned to connect with young adults and discovered what makes Gen Y and Z tick.