Summit Credit Union


NATIONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY MONTH SWINGS INTO HIGH GEAR IN APRIL AND SUMMIT CREDIT UNION IS ON A MISSION THROUGH ITS FINANCIAL EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP WITH LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS TO GIVE YOUNG ADULTS THE RESOURCES THEY NEED TO BE FINANCIALLY SUCCESSFUL. NBC15’S LAUREN WINFREY VISITED SUMMIT’S NEWEST HIGH SCHOOL BRANCH LOCATION. LAUREN SS JOHN — THE EAST HIGH SCHOOL BRANCH LOCATION RECENTLY OPENED IN FEBRUARY. BRANCH MANAGER HANS WIEDENBACK [WE-DEN-BECK] OVERSEES THE LOCATION — HE SAYS IT’S A JOINT VENTURE WITH THE EAST HIGH SCHOOL STORE AND THE PARTNERSHIP HAS BEEN MUTUALLY BENEFICIAL FOR ALL PARTIES INVOLVED… ESPECIALLYTHE STUDENTS. NAT SND ” ………” TAKE VO SUMMIT CREDIT UNION WANTS TO HELP HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS BUILD HEALTHY FINANCIAL HABITS. TAKE SOT – SHELBY BRENDLER “HAVING A CREDIT UNION HERE AT EAST IT’S GIVING OPPORTUNITY TO ALL THOSE STUDENTS, AND IT MAKES THEM INDEPENDENT. THEY’RE ABLE TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR MONEY IN THE WAY THAT THEY SEE FIT.” TAKE VO SHELBY BRENDLER IS AN EAST HIGH SENIOR AND A SUMMIT INTERN — SHE SAYS WORKING AT A BRANCH LOCATION THAT’S SO EASILY ACCESSIBLE HAS TAUGHT HER A LOT. TAKE SOT – SHELBY BRENDLER “THE BIGGEST THING I’VE LEARNED IS REALLY TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR MONEY, AND THINKING ABOUT HOW TO SPEND IT SMARTLY.” TAKE VO STUDENTS HAVE A CHANCE TO COME IN ON THEIR LUNCH BREAK AND OPEN A NEW ACCOUNT OR DEPOSIT FUNDS INTO AN ACCOUNT THEY ALREADY HAVE. TAKE SOT – DIANA BULAONG “I WOULD SAY IIT’S EASIER THAN DOING IT AT A DIFFERENT BANK, THAT’S NOT SUMMIT, BECAUSE THIS IS OFFERED AT OUR SCHOOL.” TAKE VO HELP WITH MONEY MANAGEMENT AND ACCESS TO LEARNING FINANCIAL SAVVY SKILLS RIGHT AT THEIR FINGER TIPS IS WHAT STUDENTS SAY KEEP THEM WALKING THROUGH THE SUMMIT CREDIT UNION DOORS. LAUREN SUMMIT DOES HAVE BRANCH LOCATIONS AT TWO OTHER LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS AND PLANS ON OPENING A FOURTH. DURING THE MONTH OF APRIL — THE CREDIT UNION WILL CONDUCT FINANCIAL LITERACY SEMINARS AT EAST HIGH FOR PARENTS AND THEIR STUDENTS PREPARING FOR COLLEGE. YOUR NBC 15 WEATHER AUTHORITY FORECAST

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