Financial Center receives national award for Adult Financial Education from Credit Union National Association

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (March 27, 2020) — The Credit Union National Association (CUNA) recognized Financial Center First Credit Union with a national award for adult financial education in Washington, D.C. on March 4, 2020.

Financial Center received 2nd Place in the Desjardins Adult Financial Education category (assets of $250 million – $1 billion) for its wide-reaching financial literacy program. In 2019, over 9,000 of Financial Center’s members and members of the greater-Indianapolis community benefitted from Financial Center’s free financial education either in person or online.

In 2019, more than 9,000 people received financial literacy instruction from Financial Center through seminars, one-on-one financial counselling, online learning, a partnership with the Consul de Mexico, and financial literacy outreach to non-profit community groups.

2020 marks the sixth year that Financial Center received national recognition in this award category.

LTR: Cindy Cook, Board Member of Financial Center; J. Kevin Ryan, President and CEO of Financial Center; Marco Dominguez, AVP of Community Relations at Financial Center; Jim Nussle, President and CEO of CUNA; Jim Ryan, Vice President of Sales at Financial Center

About Financial Center First Credit Union

At Financial Center, nearly 70,000 members are in pursuit of healthier, more vibrant financial  lives. Our Credit Union manages $860 million in assets for a diverse community of members in greater Indianapolis,  Kokomo and Muncie, Indiana - and beyond. We’re known for providing inclusive banking services, free financial  wellness resources, and the people and products to create momentum for whatever’s ahead. Our team of nearly 200 employees are expert coaches and mentors for members - helping them discover new possibilities and chase down  their next financial milestones. Join us at today.

About CUNA

Credit Union National Association (CUNA) is the only national association that advocates on behalf of all of America’s credit unions, which are owned by 115 million consumer members. CUNA, along with its network of affiliated state credit union leagues, delivers unwavering advocacy, continuous professional growth and operational confidence to protect the best interests of all credit unions. For more information about CUNA, visit To find your nearest credit union, visit


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