Monthly Archives: February 2016


Extra Credit Union Program helps students learn personal finance

Originally posted on Warren-Mott High School senior Ayah Habhab noticed her mother always paid off her credit card bill in full every month. Now, Ayah understands why. “It’s amazing how much interest they charge,” she said. That’s just one of several financial lessons Ayah and her classmates learned as students in a consumer management course offered at Mott. “It’s primarily basic budgeting,” said Sarah [...]

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Lynn Students Minding Their Money with River Works Credit Union

Originally posted on LYNN — She works as a branch manager for River Works Credit Union, but Maria Narvaez admits her financial literacy education began only after she started working. “I didn’t have it in school and I didn’t learn it until I was in the real world,” Narvaez said. The Lynn resident wants to prepare students for life in the real world, financially-speaking, [...]

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