Abound financial education programs continue to expand, reaching more than 11,000 students
RADCLIFF, KY (October 13, 2022) — Abound Credit Union’s financial education programs reached 11,467 students during the 2021-2022 school year. This includes the Credit Union’s new, customized curriculum delivered in-person by 44 trained Abound team members.
“Financial education is truly life altering for our students,” says Marcus Rodgers, Business Teacher and Cardinal Financial Center Sponsor, Taylor County High School. “We’re so thankful for partners like Abound, who go the extra mile to invest in financial education. The Credit Union has provided multiple guest speakers, financial support for the curriculum used in my Personal Finance course, and even an annual scholarship opportunity for our graduating seniors.”
In addition to partnering with local schools to introduce important money management concepts to younger students and assist in meeting high school financial literacy requirements, Abound also works closely with community colleges to ensure young adults have the knowledge and tools they need for a strong and healthy financial future.
“When our community makes better financial decisions, we all benefit,” says Ray Springsteen, President & CEO of Abound Credit Union. “That’s why Abound is so passionate about leading financial education throughout Kentucky.”
From sponsoring a financial business camp in partnership with Western Kentucky University this summer to opening Abound’s Spartan Financial Learning Center inside South Warren High School in Bowling Green, the Credit Union’s commitment to financial education in the community is clear.
About Abound Credit Union
Abound Credit Union, a leader in financial education, has been providing valuable banking solutions to help hardworking Kentucky families thrive for 70 years. We’ve grown over the years and now have 18 locations, $2 billion in assets and over 115,000 military and civilian members. The Credit Union was named 2021’s Best Mortgage Lender and Best Financial Institution in The News-Enterprise Readers’ Choice Awards and has been recognized for its leadership in financial education at the state and national level. Abound Credit Union is also proud to be one of the Best Places to Work in Kentucky. It’s simple to become a Member, visit our website at www.AboundCU.com to see how you may be eligible.