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Financial Literacy

The focus on education comes naturally for us at CUA, as we were started by a group of teachers!  We believe education is key to personal success. 

Schedule a Classroom or Group Visit Today!

CUA speakers are available by appointment for presentations on financial topics. Presentations can be adapted to fit most requests. We’re popular with local educators so request a presenter early to reserve your spot on the calendar.

  • Money and Choices- Interactive, real life examples of opportunity cost.
  • Budgeting- Defining budgeting and different types of expenses and developing a basic budget using M&Ms.
  • Interest is Interesting- Choose between $10,000 a day for 30 days and a penny that doubles every day for 30 days. Utilize math skills to learn formulas for interest.
  • Saving and Goal Setting- Why and how to save money.
  • Payment Methods- Learn the difference between credit and debit cards and the interest that can accrue on popular store credit cards.
  • Credit Unions vs. Banks- Identify the differences between the two financial institutions. Fun videos help demonstrate key concepts.
  • How to Buy your First Car- Saving and paying for a vehicle, car insurance, tags and maintenance.
  • Balancing with the Game of Life- Writing a check, balancing a checkbook, avoiding overdrafts.

Request a Presenter!

Online Money Management Classes

Free access to live money management webinars each Wednesday through GreenPath, as well as a library of videos and financial wellness tutorials for every subject from basic budgeting to understanding credit scores and buying your first home.

GreenPath

CUA has partnered with GreenPath to offer members financial literacy tools and debt management counseling services. GreenPath is a non-profit company that assists CUA members with reaching their individual financial goals.

  • Personal and family budgeting
  • Understanding your credit report and how to improve your score
  • Money management
  • Debt repayment
  • Avoiding bankruptcy, foreclosure and repossession

Call GreenPath toll-free for your free financial counseling session at 877.337.3399!

Go back for your high school diploma

Visit http://www.yesyoucan.usd259.org/ to earn your high school diploma though Wichita Public Schools Learning Centers. Call 316.973.4100 for more information.

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