Honor Credit Union Provides Financial Literacy

DOWAGIAC, MI (January 14, 2013) Honor Credit Union CEO, Scott McFarland Union spoke to the students at Dowagiac Middle School about the importance of taking care of their money and making good financial choices. This was in cooperation with Chieftain Student Credit Union which opened last year.  Teacher Carrie Muessig started the student credit union as part of the Dowagiac Middle School Success Time Program.   Says Carrie, “It is more important than ever for kids to understand the value of money and that it is truly theirs and saving is a good thing.”

Chieftain Student Credit Union provides a real working financial institution in the school to teach importance of strong money management skills, the power of saving and also to provide career development.  Jessica Kehrer, Regional Manager at Honor Credit Union stated, “Honor is proud to support the financial education of the students in the communities we serve.  Dowagiac has led the area with the only middle school credit union and we are proud to be a part of it.”

Honor Credit Union is proud to be member owned and community focused.  It is the credit union’s firm belief that the best way to bank is with Honor. For more information call 800.442.2800, or visit

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