Telhio Credit Union offers special youth savings incentives for Credit Union Youth Month

COLUMBUS, OH (April 2, 2018) — Telhio Credit Union will be celebrating Credit Union Youth Month during the month of April with a special savings match program for youth accounts.

The theme of this year’s program at Telhio is “The Science of Saving.” The purpose of this coordinated effort is to teach children the value of savings and why having a savings account is important.

“Finding ways to support our community is a priority at Telhio. Credit Union Youth Month is a perfect program for us to help teach children and their parents the importance of savings,” said Karen Daniels, Chief Retail Officer. “This is another way that we demonstrate to our members that they are our priority, not our profits.”

There will be several components to the program for children, who can visit a local Telhio branch to participate. Each branch will have fun, engaging activities and giveaways that underscore the importance of saving. Parents and children are also encouraged to open a youth savings account during the month of April. Children who open a youth savings account will choose a lollipop from a savings tree to determine if Telhio matches up to $5, $10 or $25. More information about Credit Union Youth Month is available at

About Telhio Credit Union

As Central Ohio’s fastest-growing credit union and Ohio’s top SBA (Small Business Administration) lending credit union, Telhio serves more than 71,000 individuals, families and businesses across central and southwestern Ohio with the newest innovative financial technology, while providing personalized service for each member. Founded in 1934, and owned and governed by its members, Telhio’s core values of caring, commitment and integrity guide each action and decision the credit union makes. Telhio offers 11 branching offices in Ohio and nearly 4,000 shared branching locations nationwide. Telhio is open to anyone who lives, works, worships, or goes to school in central and southwestern Ohio and participates in the highest level of combined federal and private share savings insurance available, insuring deposit accounts up to $500,000. (Federally insured by NCUA. Additional coverage up to $250,000 provided to consumer account holders by Excess Share Insurance Corporation, a licensed insurance company.)


Angela Krile
Krile Communications

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