National Credit Union Administration hosts financial education webinar

ALEXANDRIA, VA (September 28, 2016) — Credit unions that want to help members understand and manage personal finances can benefit from an upcoming National Credit Union Administration webinar, “Financial Education: Alternative Delivery Channels,” scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern.

This 90-minute webinar will explore effective strategies for encouraging sound financial decision-making by your members. Online registration is available here. Participants will use this same link to log into the webinar. Registrants should allow pop-ups from this website. There is no charge.

Vanessa Lowe, an economic development specialist with NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives, will host guest speakers Morgan Rogers, director of consumer affairs with NCUA’s Office of Consumer Protection, and Mark Lynch, senior program manager with the National Credit Union Foundation. Topics will include:

  • NCUA’s role in national financial education policy development,
  • Resources on NCUA’s and Pocket Cents consumer websites,
  • How experiential learning helps credit unions and members,
  • The National Credit Union Foundation’s Reality Fairs, and
  • Profiles from CUNA’s 2015 Desjardins Financial Education Awards.

Participants may submit questions in advance at The subject line of the email should read, “Financial Education.” Participants with technical questions about accessing the webinar may email This webinar will be closed captioned and then archived online here approximately three weeks following the live event.

NCUA’s Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives fosters credit union development and the effective delivery of financial services for small credit unions, new credit unions, minority depository institutions and credit unions with a low-income designation.


About National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)

The NCUA is the independent federal agency created by the U.S. Congress to regulate, charter and supervise federal credit unions. With the backing of the full faith and credit of the United States, the NCUA operates and manages the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund, insuring the deposits of more than 135 million account holders in all federal credit unions and the overwhelming majority of state-chartered credit unions. The NCUA also protects consumers and educates the public on consumer protection and financial literacy issues.


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