Basic Financial Education

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If your children are to succeed, it’s up to you to educate them about money management. Parents must be deliberate about teaching their kids how to handle their finances. When children attend regular family meetings to talk about money, problem solving and planning, it will become a habit for them — one they’ll carry into their adult lives and pass on to their own children.

Financial Education

The way we shop and spend has changed.  Today, cash is rarely used and credit opportunities are everywhere – without the proper knowledge or checks and balances, it is easy to get into financial trouble.  These financial education resources will keep you a head of the curve!


MyMoney.Gov

The product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission, which is made up of more than 20 Federal entities that are coordinating and collaborating to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans.

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Practical Money Skills for Life

To help consumers and students of all ages learn the essentials of personal finance, Visa has partnered with leading consumer advocates, educators, and financial institutions to develop the Practical Money Skills program. At practicalmoneyskills.com and whatsmyscore.org, consumers, educators, parents, students and policymakers can access free educational resources, including personal finance articles, games and lesson plans.

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The National Credit Union Administration

Under the Federal Credit Union Act, promoting financial literacy is a core credit union mission. While credit unions serve the needs of their members and promote financial literacy within their communities, NCUA works to strengthen credit union efforts, raise consumer awareness and increase access to credit union services.

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Cyber Security Resources

Part of living in the digital era is understanding that our private information is more vulnerable than ever before. News stories about ID theft and data breaches abound, with the effects being felt by millions of consumers. And while companies and institutions are constantly working to protect themselves with increasing security measures, you can play a role in this fight as well.

NCUA Cyber Security Resources

How to Fill out a Check (because they aren't dead yet)

Writing and depositing checks is still an important part of daily life, whether your old-school landlord prefers rent paid that way, or your grandma sends you one for every birthday. When writing a check, each section has to be accurately filled out or the check won't be cashed. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to write a check.

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Federal Bureau of Investigation Internet Crime Compliant Center (IC3)

The mission of the Internet Crime Complaint Center is to provide the public with a reliable and convenient reporting mechanism to submit information to the Federal Bureau of Investigation concerning suspected Internet-facilitated criminal activity and to develop effective alliances with law enforcement and industry partners. The IC3 accepts online Internet crime complaints from either the actual victim or from a third party to the complainant. Complaints filed via this website are processed and may be referred to federal, state, local or international law enforcement or regulatory agencies for possible investigation.

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Bring Your Direct Deposit to RCU

Setting up a portion or all of your payroll or Social Security check to be automatically deposited into your Riverset account is simple, saves you time, and is a great way to start saving. Sign up for Direct Deposit and simplify your life! Contact us to learn more.
 

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