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Relive #BigBright Virtually; Join us for Money Talk

Relive #BigBright Virtually; Join us for Money Talk

Last week was a big darn busy week for Filene members!

We held our annual member meeting where we shared a report on the impact we've had over the past year because of your donation and belief in what we can do together in this industry. We hosted our biggest stakeholder event of the year, big. bright. minds, where we showed you what we've been working on over the past year, what we have planned for next year and covered a handful of wildcard topics to get our constituents thinking about the future.

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Millennial Money Chatter: Money Sense For Us

Millennial Money Chatter: Money Sense For Us

You know FOMO and YOLO and adulting. You’re probably familiar with regifting. But what about degifting and frugle and debth? It turns out, that as we sort through our money, millennials are creating new language right alongside of it.

Why the need for the new vocabulary? Our generation is looking at money differently. 

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Building Financially Empowered Youth; Our Future Depends on Them

Building Financially Empowered Youth; Our Future Depends on Them

Earlier this summer, Filene released a research report that examined a systemic problem we face in this country—the lack of accessible financial service options in many low-income, urban communities.

Aligned with this research, Summit Credit Union has found a few effective ways to change the financial course for young people that we’d like to share. 

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