TheWaveApril2022

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 2 We’re Celebratin Financial Literacy Month! Beginning in 2004, federal and state agencies, credit unions, schools, nonprofit organizations, businesses and other entities join to celebrate Financial Literacy Month annually during April, as declared by the 108th United States Congress. “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 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. Knowledge is power, and when it comes to your personal finances, knowledge gives you the power to build a better future for you and your family. Florida Credit Union is happy to share our expertise and invite you to take advantage of our library of educational videos, articles and other resources designed to help you. Visit flcu.org/resources for more tools to help your money go further. • The FCU Blog ( flcu.org/blog ) is full of valuable financial education and advice! • Modules and online tools from our partners Everfi ( flcu.everfi-next.net ) and Balance ( flcu.balancepro.org ) to assist learning on the path to financial fitness. • Easy-to-use calculators ( flcu.org/calculators ) to help you make informed decisions about debt, auto loans, mortgage, home equity, savings and retirement while also saving you valuable time! • A free credit report analysis to move you toward finan- cial freedom! A FCUmember service representative can help you pinpoint strategies for credit score improve- ment. Visit your local branch or call 800-284-1144 to get started with this complementary service. • Informative short video tutorials on the FCU YouTube channel covering topics relevant to you.

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