Monthly Archives: March 2016


Aspen Ridge students learn about financial responsibility

Originally posted on Financial literacy has become a topic of growing importance in education - and it's never too early to start learning about it. Today, fourth grade students at Aspen Ridge Elementary School had their first financial literacy lesson. TruNorth Credit Union sponsors the program, which uses real life scenarios to teach about budgeting and saving money. Shae Kangas, a member advocate for TruNorth, says, [...]

By |2017-05-16T18:56:07+00:00March 7th, 2016|Tags: , |

Teachers and financial advisers recommend teaching kids basic finance early

Originally posted at Being able to manage a household finance is an important skill to have as a responsible adult, but there are even adults today that have trouble knowing basic banking and investing. Sunrise 7 spoke with Sue Campbell of Central City Credit Union and Brian Bauer, Technology Teacher at John Muir Middle School as they encourage financial literacy at an early age. Campbell said she [...]

By |2018-10-24T19:03:58+00:00March 1st, 2016|Tags: |