National Foundation to Host Financial Education Twitter Chat on April 5th

MADISON, Wis. – To help kick-off National Financial Literacy Month, the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation) is hosting a Twitter chat for credit unions on Wednesday, April 5th at 4 p.m. The Foundation invites credit unions to discuss their financial education activities during the chat.

“In April and all year long, credit unions excel at strengthening their member’s financial well-being through their various financial education efforts,” said Christopher Morris, Foundation Director of Communications. “Financial education is central to leveraging the credit union difference and close to our work at the Foundation. As you can imagine then, we are very excited to lead this discussion on how credit unions improve people’s financial futures providing financial education in communities across the country.”

During the Twitter chat on April 5th, credit unions and their staff are encouraged to share best practices and examples of their financial education efforts, including efforts to members of all ages, identifying needs, tracking and measuring, partnerships and more. Coastal Federal Credit Union in Raleigh, N.C. (@Coastal24) will be featured in the Twitter chat as a special guest.

Click here to download/view the list of questions to be asked during the Twitter chat.

National Foundation Twitter Chat Details
The Twitter chat is a live streaming conversation, free and open to anyone with a Twitter account. For this Twitter chat, the hashtag will be #foundationchat. Twitter users can either type #foundationchat into the Twitter search box or utilize other tools such as Tweet Chat, etc. to follow the conversation. 

Credit union professionals and organizations are invited to follow the Foundation at @NCUFoundation for news and updates. The @NCUFoundation account will be leading the Twitter chat discussion. Questions will be tweeted using a Q1, Q2, etc. format, which can be replied to with a corresponding A1, A2, etc. format. All questions and answers should contain the #foundationchat hashtag.

To see wrap-ups of past Foundation Twitter chats, click here. 

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