People’s Credit Union commends North Kingstown High School students for their commitment to financial literacy

MIDDLETOWN, RI (February 27, 2015) — On Tuesday, February 24th, People’s Credit Union, North Kingstown High School school officials, and Seth Magaziner, Rhode Island General Treasurer, recognized North Kingstown High School students for the completion People’s Credit Union’s Rhode Island Financial Scholars Program. This unique learning platform is powered by EverFiTM an online program that teachers can use as a valuable financial literacy tool that easily integrates within a school’s curriculum. The platform is aligned to state standards and consists of ten modules covering critical financial literacy. Topics such as budgeting, credit health/scores, insurance, student loans, mortgages, taxes, and saving and investing are explored. People’s Credit Union currently sponsors several schools throughout the state, at no cost to the participating schools.

“People’s Credit Union is proud to assist in the academic progress of the students of North Kingstown High School. We are pleased to witness the students’ dedication and willingness to prepare a solid financial foundation for their future success,” said Amy Martel, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, People’s Credit Union.

People’s offers a complete range of services including online and mobile banking, savings and checking accounts, personal loans, mortgages, business accounts, business loans, and financial services. Headquartered in Rhode Island, People’s Credit Union is a member-owned, state chartered, federally insured, community credit union established in 1922. Membership is open to all individuals. Deposits are insured up to $250,000 by the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), an agency of the federal government.  For more information about People’s Credit Union visit

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