Financial Education

Award-winning, impactful, and focused on all ages

The Maine Credit Union League and Maine credit unions have a long history of providing financial education. Whether it’s helping people during difficult times or introducing Financial Fitness Fairs to Maine students, people of all ages benefit from the resources, expertise, and knowledge offered by Maine credit unions. After all, consumers of all ages who know more about financial education are more likely to be successful. There are a variety of ways that Maine credit unions can help.

  • During the 2020/21 school year, approximately 3,000 students became fiscally fit after participating in a Maine Credit Unions’ Financial Fitness Fair.
  • The Maine Credit Union League is an eighteen-time winner of the national Desjardins Award for Youth Financial Education.
  • Maine credit unions have a dedicated Financial Education Outreach Coordinator to help Mainers with financial issues, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Maine credit unions have access to an elementary level curriculum, which consists of grab-and-go resources and lesson plans that credit union staff or volunteers can lead in schools.