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National Credit Union Youth Month Is Here

 

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Every April, National Credit Union Youth Month serves to encourage kids to develop healthy saving habits by making savings fun and exciting.

Providing financial education embodies the movement’s ‘people-helping-people’ philosophy. The theme for this year’s Youth Month is “Be a Credit Union Saver and Your Savings Will Never Go Extinct.” Together, we’re encouraging our youngest members to open their own savings account (with a parent or guardian’s help), begin a habit of putting money into that account regularly, and learn how compound interest helps their account to grow.

As more Americans seek financial guidance and more credit unions begin to offer services like financial counseling, it’s essential to consider initiatives that also educate young members. If parents have trouble managing money, you can imagine that it’s going to be even more challenging for them to have conversations about money with their kids. Del Norte Credit Union can serve as an important ally for parents in their mission to teach their kids to be financially responsible.

If you have been wondering how to empower youth to save for their future, National Credit Union Youth Month is a great opportunity to start or boost your youth initiatives! Join us this April as credit unions across the country focus on educating youth about financial health. This year’s kid-friendly theme emphasizes the benefits of wise saving habits using fun dinosaur characters. This celebration is a great time to engage kids at Del Norte Credit Union and within your community to help them develop healthy money habits.

COLORING PAGE CONTEST: WIN $25

Baxter wants to see your dinosaur coloring skills!

Color the Youth Month Coloring Page, enter it in the the contest and possibly win some money to deposit into your Baxter’s Bunch account.

Send your completed copy to baxter@dncu.org by June 1, 2021

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Not yet familiar with the many types of resources that Del Norte Credit Union provides for youth in our community?

Check out our Kids & Teens Financial page for more information or head directly to Youth Accounts to open a savings account or Score! credit card for your teen today.