Foundation hosts financial health Twitter chat on 8/18

The National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is hosting a Twitter chat for credit unions on Thursday, August 18th at 3 pm (CT). The Foundation invites credit unions to discuss their activities to improve the financial health of staff and members.

“Financial health is a term used to describe the state of one’s personal financial situation,” said Christopher Morris, Foundation Director of Communications. “Improving financial health is at the core of what credit unions do every day and they are doing a great job. However, according to CFSI (Center for Financial Services Innovation), 57% of Americans—approximately 138 million adults— are struggling financially, so clearly there is more work to be done.”

During the Twitter chat, credit unions and their staff are encouraged to share best practices and examples of their efforts to improve the financial health of members and staff including programs, products, education, services, measurement, nonprofit involvement and more. CFSI will be featured in the Twitter chat as a special guest.

Click here to download/view the list of questions to be asked during the Twitter chat.

Foundation Twitter Chat Details

The Twitter chat is a live streaming conversation, free and open to anyone with a Twitter account. For this Twitter chat, the hashtag will be #foundationchat. Twitter users can either type #foundationchat into the Twitter search box or utilize other tools such as Tweet Chat, etc. to follow the conversation.

Credit union professionals and organizations are invited to follow the Foundation at @NCUFoundation for news and updates. The @NCUFoundation account will be leading the Twitter chat discussion. Questions will be tweeted using a Q1, Q2, etc. format, which can be replied to with a corresponding A1, A2, etc. format. All questions and answers should contain the #foundationchat hashtag.

To see wrap-ups of past Foundation Twitter chats, click here.


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