SkyPoint FCU to appear on reality TV series Opportunity Knock$ airing on PBS

The designated CDFI, was selected to provide financing to family in the DMV toward achieving the American Dream, series to air in May.

GERMANTOWN, MD (April 15, 2024)SkyPoint Federal Credit Union (SkyPoint), a community-based financial institution, who makes banking simple and accessible, announces that they will be featured on season two of the award-winning reality TV series, Opportunity Knock$, airing on PBS, as the financing institution that provides financing to a family in the DMV to help them overcome their financial challenges and build a better life. The series is set to air on Saturday, May 4 at 5:30 ET, on WETA Metro and Sunday, May 5 at 10 a.m. ET on WETA PBS HDTV.

Opportunity Knock$, is designed to connect viewers facing financial challenges with coaching and financial services that help families, and by extension their communities, build financial resiliency. As the only designated Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) in Montgomery County, Maryland, SkyPoint was selected due to their unique commitment to help its members and the communities it serves, gain access to the financial services needed to achieve financial independence and prosper.

“Every day, we welcome members from our diverse communities, meeting them wherever they are in their financial journeys, including those who need help navigating the financial system and understanding their options,” said SkyPoint CEO Carla Decker. “We hope viewers of the show will realize they are not alone; they can gain their financial footing and establish a plan for their financial future through their local CDFI credit union.”

“Coaching a wonderful DMV couple through this season of Opportunity Knock$ was a huge pleasure,” says Jean Chatzky who also hosts the HerMoney podcast. “I can’t wait until viewers get to see how much progress they’ve made — with the incredible help of SkyPoint.”

SkyPoint will host a premiere event in Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 17, 2024, exclusive to the media and invited guest, D.C. Mayor Bowser. Opportunity Knock$ Coach Jean Chatzky, the featured family SkyPoint provided the financing to, and the show’s producers will be in attendance. In addition to the episode premier the event includes a Q&A session with the family. Interviews and photo opportunities are available upon request. Interested media, contact Lana Sansur at to register.

About SkyPoint Federal Credit Union

SkyPoint makes banking simple and accessible. A community-based financial institution, located in Montgomery County, Maryland, SkyPoint serves our members in the greater Washington D.C. metro region with a wide array of financial services, supported by technology, and offers great value, affordable fees, and rates through our member-owned structure. The only designated Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) credit union in Montgomery County, SkyPoint helps our members and the community gain access to the financial services needed to prosper. Through our inclusive, expert, and compassionate team, we focus on removing banking complexities, and building empowering relationships with our members to help you achieve your financial goals with simple and accessible banking solutions.


SkyPoint Federal Credit Union
19785 Crystal Rock Dr.
Suite 201
Germantown, MD 20874

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