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NCUA marks national Financial Capability Month

Agency to Participate in Twitter Chat, Webinar, Facebook Live, and Capitol Hill Event

ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 29, 2018) — The National Credit Union Administration will join several events highlighting the importance of financial preparedness as part of the Financial Literacy and Education Commission’s Financial Capability Month campaign.

During Financial Capability Month, which runs April 1 to April 30, the NCUA will participate in the following events:

  • April 11, 1 p.m.—Twitter chat hosted by the agency and members of FLEC. During the chat, participants will learn more about the resources available to help improve financial well-being. Credit unions and consumers are encouraged to follow the conversation and contribute using the #FinancialChat hashtag on Twitter.
  • April 12, 12 p.m.—Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill to educate lawmakers, congressional staffers, and the public about consumer protection and financial literacy efforts by the federal government and its partners. As a participant, NCUA will share information about federally insured credit unions and the role of NCUA. The event is organized by the Jump$tart Coalition, Junior Achievement USA, and the Council for Economic Education.
  • April 18, 3 p.m.—Facebook Live event, “Improving Your Financial Future” The live event will be hosted on the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Facebook page.
  • April 26, 2 p.m.—Webinar, “Be Ready Financially:  Resources to Help Individuals and Families with Financial Preparedness,” also hosted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Registration information will be available from the NCUA soon. There will be no charge for this webinar.

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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.

Contacts

Ben Hardaway
BHardaway@ncua.gov
703.518.6333

 

Joe Adamoli
JAdamoli@ncua.gov
703.518.6572

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