TheWaveApril2021

THE WAVE F L O R I D A C R E D I T U N I O N A P R I L 2 0 2 1 Each April, since 2004, federal and state agencies, credit unions, schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and other entities join to celebrate Financial Literacy Month, as desginated by the 108 th U.S.Congress. Financial literacy is key to understanding how to save, earn, borrow, invest, and protect your money wisely. It is also essential to developing short- and long-term financial habits and skills that lead to greater financial well- being. Promoting financial literacy is a core credit union mission as we serve the needs of our members and the communities in which we operate. We’re Celebrating Financial Literacy Month At FCU! We all know the old saying that knowledge is power. When it comes to your personal finances, knowledge gives you the power to build a better future for you and your family. That’s why we’re happy to share our expertise and invite you to take advantage of our library of educational videos, articles and other resources that will help you stay on the right track. On the following pages you’ll find overviews of some of our most valuable and popular resources to get your Financial Literacy Month started off right... The Senate designates April as Financial Literacy Month to raise public awareness about the importance of financial education in the United States and the serious consequences that may be associated with a lack of understanding about personal finances. S.Res.316 - A 2004 resolution designating April as “Financial Literacy Month” want to learn more? • flcu.org/resources • mycreditunion.gov/financial-resources • mymoney.gov • consumerfinances.gov Get more information on the topics covered on this page and more at the websites listed below:

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