Providing credit union members with financial education is one of the core purposes of our cooperative movement. We strive to empower you with education resources and to foster involvement with state and national partners to highlight the credit union commitment to financial education.
MCUL provides an array of financial education activities, opportunities and resources accessed below. Contact Financial Education Coordinator Beth Troost for additional information or for assistance with your financial education initiatives.
Adult: Find resources and tools for adult financial education and financial counseling. This includes turn-key programs, online tools, and best practices for creating your own programs.
Youth: Find resources and tools for youth and teen financial education and in-school credit unions. This includes turn-key programs, online tools, and best practices for creating your own programs.
Events: Tie your activities into coordinated state and national financial education events and initiatives for added impact.
Tools: Browse links to additional resources and tools that can strengthen your financial education initiatives.
The Money Matters Thumball is a fun and interactive way for participants of all ages to share and discover key concepts for successful money management. Developed by the Financial Education Council of the Michigan Credit Union League & Affiliates, this exclusive custom designed financial education resource is now available to credit unions and other financial educators.
- Get the most of out your Thumball experience with this usage guide that includes definitions, discussion suggestions and resource links appropriate to youth, teens and adults related to the personal money management terms on the ball.
- Share this simple list of ten things every consumer should know about money with your members.