by Sydney Mayer, Content Writer at Zogo
Financial literacy is crucial to consumers’ ability to make responsible, informed financial decisions. Unfortunately, younger generations rarely learn about personal finance in school, and the few that do report the lessons to be boring and confusing. This dearth of accessible, engaging financial education has left the majority of millennials and Gen Z financially illiterate.
Credit unions have the unique opportunity to invest in digital financial education, thus supporting the financial literacy of future generations through innovative education, while still strengthening their own businesses.
Here are 3 reasons why your credit union should invest in digital financial education programs:
Interested in learning more about how your credit union can engage the next generation of members through digital financial education? Join DakCU for a FREE demonstration of the Zogo financial education platform on Tuesday, June 14th at 2:00 p.m. (CT). During our one-hour webinar: Zogo – on a mission to promote financial well-being for all, we will show you how the app works and why it is becoming such a popular educational tool.
AND – don’t forget the Dakota Credit Union Foundation is awarding five $1,000 grants to support financial wellness and education! These grants can be used for one of two options: the Zogo financial education app; or the CUNA Financial Counseling Certification Program (FiCEP). Both programs support the mission of “Financial Well-Being For All” and enhance the options for Dakota credit unions to further engage members in support of that goal. If you are ready to apply for a grant now, click here to get started! For more information, click here.
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