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Get Involved with Financial Education

Financial Education Committee
The mission of your Financial Education Committee is to deliver the difference.  If you are employed at a League-affiliated credit union, you are welcome to attend our meetings to learn, network, and collaborate with us.

National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB)
The NYIB is the world’s largest network of credit union volunteers that deliver financial education to persons under the age of 25.  Find out how you can become involved by joining their ListServ, attending their Conference, and most importantly, reporting your financial education efforts!

Virginia Jump$tart Coalition
The Virginia Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy works to improve the financial literacy of Virginians. The goals of the Virginia Jump$tart Coalition are to collaborate, educate and advocate to promote financial literacy for Virginians.

CUNA's Youth Week & Savings Challenge
The National Youth Saving Challenge takes place during the month of April. It is held in conjunction with National Credit Union Youth Week, sponsored by the Credit Union National Association (CUNA).

U.S. Treasury's Financial Literacy Commission
The Financial Literacy and Education Commission was established under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003. The Commission was tasked to develop a national financial education web site ( ) along with a hotline (1-888-My Money) and a national strategy on financial education. It is chaired by the Secretary of the Treasury and the vice chair is the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

LifeSmarts is an educational challenge that develops the consumer and marketplace skills of high school students in a fun way and rewards them for the knowledge they gain. The program complements any high school curriculum and can be used as an activity for classes, groups, clubs and community organizations.