The Minnesota Credit Union Network will mark April as Financial Well-being Month, and will highlight the impact Minnesota’s credit unions make in millions of lives each day.
Traditionally termed Financial Literacy Month, the concept of financial well-being moves beyond “literacy” and “capability” to encompass the whole state of a person’s financial situation, their degree of control, and how they feel about their money.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau defines financial well-being as:
“Improving financial well-being is at the heart of the mission and structure of credit unions,” said Mark Cummins, President and CEO of the Minnesota Credit Union Network. “We look forward to celebrating the difference these cooperatives make throughout the month of April and beyond.”
Log into the Member Portal for sample social media messages and images to support your credit union’s activities this month. The National Credit Union Foundation also provides several Financial Wellbeing for All resources for credit unions.
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