Purdue Federal and Purdue Recreation & Wellness partner to provide financial wellness for Boilermakers
WEST LAFAYETTE, IN (October 9, 2019) — Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) along with Purdue Recreation & Wellness bring financial wellness to Boilermakers through a financial wellness program called Boiler Financial Track. Students can take advantage of one-on-one counseling sessions, financial wellness presentations, budgeting help and more.
“Purdue Federal Credit Union recognizes and understands the stress that financial challenges bring to everyday life,” said President and CEO Bob Falk, “and just as Purdue is trying to ease the long-term burdens with tuition freezes, we hope this financial wellness program will equip students with the education they need to be savvy financial consumers.”
Vice Provost for Student Life Beth McCuskey said, “We are excited by the opportunity to build financial literacy skills across our student population. Purdue Federal’s generosity helps our students gain lifelong skills—helping them make wise financial decisions as students and beyond. We are ever grateful to be able to provide this opportunity.”
Junia McDole, Assistant Director, Financial Literacy Education, will serve as the face of the program. She has experience in providing education and guidance to students and their families regarding financial aid, scholarships, financial wellness and more. Her office can be found at the France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center on campus. Visit purduefed.com/BFT to learn more.
About Purdue Federal Credit Union
Purdue Federal Credit Union (Purdue Federal) was founded on Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus in 1969. Purdue Federal’s membership base includes students, faculty and staff, and communities where Purdue University and its regional campuses operate. The credit union is a member-owned financial cooperative with more than 83,000 members nationwide and assets at more than $1.5 billion.