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American Eagle Financial Credit Union offers free online financial education program during April’s National Financial Literacy Month

EAST HARTFORD, CT (April 23, 2020) — American Eagle Financial Credit Union, Connecticut’s largest community-focused credit union, is offering nearly 30 free online financial education lessons to schools, organizations and families in celebration of National Financial Literacy Month in April.

“National Financial Literacy Month is an opportunity for people of all ages to improve their financial wellness through this online resource offered by American Eagle,” said Dean Marchessault, President and Chief Executive Officer. “When schooling, working, and learning from home is so important during the uncertainty of the COVID-19 pandemic, this platform provides real-life, real-time lessons that benefit everyone in our community.”

American Eagle offers 29 self-paced modules that take under ten minutes per lesson.  Topics include:

  • Savings Accounts
  • Checking Accounts
  • Credit Cards
  • Credit Scores and Reports
  • Creating a Budget
  • Mobile and Online Banking
  • Paying for College
  • Buying a Home
  • Car Shopping
  • Retirement Planning
  • and more.

A new and timely module, “Financial Wellness in Uncertain Times,” is also included in the collection.

No signup is necessary to take advantage of American Eagle’s free online financial education program. All lessons are available at americaneagle.org/financialeducation.

American Eagle’s free online financial education program will remain online beyond the celebration of National Financial Literacy Month in April.

National Financial Literacy Month was established in 2004 to highlight the importance of financial education and teach Americans of all ages to develop and maintain healthy financial habits.

For more information about American Eagle Financial Credit Union, please visit www.americaneagle.org.


About American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU)

Established in 1935, American Eagle Financial Credit Union (AEFCU) is a full-service credit union  offering checking and savings accounts, credit cards, auto loans, mortgages, business accounts and more. American Eagle  offers banking online, through its mobile app, or at one of its 14 branches located in Connecticut. AEFCU has more than  180,000 members, over $2.5 billion in assets, and offers banking services to anyone who lives, works, attends school, or  worships in Hartford, Middlesex, Tolland, and New Haven County in Connecticut, and Hampden County in Massachusetts. For  more information about American Eagle Financial Credit Union, visit www.americaneagle.org.

Contacts

Ashlyn Lower
Public Relations Associate
Phone: 860-560-0001
Mobile: 860-214-1631
Email: alower@ctpr.co

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