Credit Union Awarded Grant to Further Financial Wellness for Minneapolis Educators

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United Educators Credit Union - COON RAPIDS, Minn. (December 21, 2017) - United Educators Credit Union (UECU) is proud to be a recent recipient of a financial literacy grant from the Minnesota Credit Union Foundation. The grant money was used to present topics covering Budgeting, Money Management and Credit to a group of Minneapolis paraprofessionals. Guest speakers included Tonia Brinston, LSS Debt Counseling and Steve Lovejoy, UECU branch manager. Other financial resources included the U of M Extension, Exodus, Working Partnerships and Education Minnesota, ESI.


The Minneapolis Federation of Teachers & ESPs, Local 59 furnished the site for the event so that nearly 30 attendees from Minneapolis schools across the metro area could take advantage of this opportunity to sharpen their money management skills.


We value the hard work and dedication that Minneapolis educators provide our youth each and every day. The ability to help these hard-working professionals with the skills required to make wise financial decisions is just one of the ways UECU supports Minnesota educators and its members,” said Andre Thibault, VP of Marketing & Member Experience. “Providing resources to assist with reaching financial goals or relief from money concerns is our way of thanking them for the guidance they provide our future leaders.”


United Educators Credit Union was established in 1957 and is a member-owned, member-operated, not-for-profit financial institution, providing financial services to the Minnesota education community, their families, and those who support education by being a part of the United Educators Foundation. United Educators Credit Union offers a full line of financial services, and currently operates branch locations in Apple Valley, Coon Rapids, Minnetonka, and Woodbury.  

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