Celebrate Credit Union Youth Month with SouthPoint

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What: SouthPoint Financial Credit Union helps educate their youth membership for their futures through financial education
When:
April 1-30, 2020
Where:
Any of SouthPoint’s seven branches or at southpointfinancial.com
Who Can Participate:
All members 17 and younger
Other info:
Youth making a savings deposit will be eligible for prizes, financial education opportunities for kids available

Promoting the financial health of our youngest members

Providing financial education embodies the movement’s ‘people-helping-people’ philosophy. The theme for this year’s Youth Month is “Money Magic. Share, Spend and Save at Your Credit Union.” Together, we’re encouraging our youngest members to learn common financial concepts kids should understand:

  • Saving
  • Spending
  • Charitable giving
  • Investing
  • Budgeting

As more Americans seek financial guidance and more credit unions begin to offer services like financial counseling, it’s essential to consider initiatives that also educate young members. If parents have trouble managing money, you can imagine that it’s going to be even more challenging for them to have conversations about money with their kids. SouthPoint Financial Credit Union can serve as an important ally for parents in their mission to teach their kids to be financially responsible. Providing this kind of support and education can help build long-term member loyalty.

If you have been wondering how to empower youth to save for their future, National Credit Union Youth Month is a great opportunity to start or boost your youth initiatives! Join us this April as credit unions across the country focus on educating youth about financial health. This year’s kid-friendly theme emphasizes the benefits of wise saving and spending using a cast of whimsical, kid-friendly characters. This celebration is a great time to engage kids SouthPoint Financial Credit Union and within your community to help them develop healthy money habits.

Young members who begin a habit of envisioning and recording their goals are more likely to achieve future goals as adults. For “Money Magic!” we’re encouraging all SouthPoint youth to color the Money Magic coloring sheet! Coloring sheets are available at the drive thru or can be printed at home and dropped off at a branch or emailed to [email protected] Coloring sheets must be submitted by 11:59 p.m., Thursday, April 30, 2020. Drawings will begin to be uploaded to SouthPoint’s Facebook album beginning on April 9. The top three coloring sheets with the most “likes” on the individual upload at 12 a.m., Friday, May 1 will win a prize. Winners will be notified by May 15, 2020.

 

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