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Financial Education Resources:

Biz Kid$ 
BizKid$ is a public television series dedicated to financial literacy for kids. It is a weekly 30-minute TV show by the Emmy award-winning creators of “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” The show is fun, fast-paced, and features compelling stories about real-life kid entrepreneurs and reinforces the importance of budgeting, saving, and giving back to the community.

CUNA Seminars in a Box for Members 
Member education is vital when you consider the sheer numbers of issues facing consumers. CUNA Seminars in a Box for Members includes everything you need to plan and execute a member seminar — just add the members! Topics include auto buying, credit, fraud and security, home buying, money management and organization and savings and investments.

El Poder es Tuyo™ 
NEW! Engage Hispanic members with a Spanish-language personal finance web site. El Poder es Tuyo is the ONLY Web site available that is credit union specific and fully dedicated to providing financial guidance to first and second generation Hispanics.

Add hundreds of colorful stories and activities designed for youth at three different age levels to your Web site. These online, automatically updated youth Web sites help you reach youth from elementary to high school.

Home and Family Finance Resource Center 
Give members answers to their personal finance questions with automatically updated online news articles, calculators, video clips, and radio segments.

NEFE High School Financial Planning Program 
Since 1984, NEFE has been addressing youth financial literacy with the nationally known NEFE High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP). The HSFPP consists of a seven unit student manual, instructor’s guide, and a dynamic suite of Web pages that offer a large, continually growing collection of resources, articles, and financial tools for teachers, students, and parents.

Mad City Money™ 
“Mad City MoneyTM” is a 2½-hour hands-on simulation that appeals to youth and gives them a taste of the real world. High school students take on the role of an adult in futuristic Mad City. They’re given jobs, income, a family, and debt. The challenge? Visit merchants to select housing, transportation, food, household necessities, clothing, day care, and other wants and needs while building a budget.

Capturing and retaining the 18-to-30-year-old market is key to the future success and growth of your credit union. MoneyMixTM provides the online presence necessary for your credit union to communicate with this group of young borrowers.

Plan It™ 
Plan ItTM is an online toolkit with interactive tools that will help your members plan for—and achieve—financially secure retirement years.