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First New York Federal Credit Union treats KID$ banker just like a millionaire

ALBANY, NY (January 13, 2020) — Emily Testa, a second grade student at George D. Ryder Elementary School in the Cobleskill-Richmondville Central School District, was treated like a Millionaire for a Day by First New York Federal Credit Union.

First New York Federal Credit Union has been teaching thousands of area students for years to save their money through its KID$ (Keep Investing Dollars Savings) Program. To celebrate the students’ success, the credit union randomly selected a school banker to be treated like a millionaire. As the Millionaire for a Day, Emily Testa and her classmates were treated to a pizza lunch and ice cream social. Emily had an on-air interview with 99.5 The River on Facebook Live. In addition, Emily received a backpack full of school supplies, a gift certificate to Dave & Busters and a millionaire t-shirt.

Emily’s favorite part of student banking is “Getting stickers and prizes.”

Millionaire ETesta at Radio Station.

Millionaire ETesta at Ryder Elem.


About First New York Federal Credit Union

Founded in 1937, First New York Federal Credit Union is a full-service not-for-profit financial cooperative providing  banking and lending services to consumers and businesses in the Capital Region. First New York offers a suite of  complete financial including checking and savings accounts, mobile and online banking, auto and home loans, credit  cards, commercial lending and investment services. First New York has over $450 million in assets and serves 35,000+  members with full-service branches in Albany, Cobleskill, Glenville, Halfmoon, Niskayuna, North Greenbush, Rotterdam,  and Saratoga. Members can also access 5,600+ shared branch locations and 30,000+ fee-free ITM/ATMs nationwide. For  more information, call 518-393-1326, extension 1800, visit FirstNewYork.org.

Contacts

Justin Cresswell, Vice President of Marketing & Business Development
First New York Federal Credit Union
justin.cresswell@firstnewyork.org 
Call or text (518) 598-3917 

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