Here are some great financial education tools to help members of all ages build a strong financial future.
Grown-up Money Smarts
Here are some helpful resources to teach about credit scores, budgeting, home buying and retirement planning.
What’s Your Money Style? – It’s helpful to understand how you and the people around you think about money.
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Check out our article on Simplifying your Budget with 4 Minimalist Techniques and download our Financial Goals and Budget Worksheet here.
Check out our article 7 Tips for a Healthy Credit Score.
Retirement | Plan for your golden years with these helpful tools and articles.
Additional Retirement Links:
Retirement Calculator – Know how much you have to save to live how you want.
More from the IRS on Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs) – Know when and how much you need to remove from different retirement accounts.
Play the Money Game | Learn while you play with this FDIC interactive game to help you learn about everyday financial topics. Click a topic below to go to the game.
Here are a few more financial tip articles. Click here to see a full list of Financial Education Blog Posts.
Money Smarts Kid’s Zone
Teach your little one from an early age that although money is printed from paper it doesn’t grow on trees.
Youth Lessons Podcasts | Listen to CUNA’s (Credit Union National Association) Real Life 101 with Joe Chrysler while he discusses financial education tips for Kindergarteners, Middle Schoolers and High Schoolers.
Things to teach your Kindergartner about money.
Things to teach your Middle Schooler about money.
Things to teach your High Schooler about money.
Money Conversations | Having talks with your child about money from a young age gives them the confidence to manage their finances better, throughout their life. Here are some great discussion topics to have your child and when to have them.