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$MART Financial Literacy

$MART is WESTconsin Credit Union’s financial literacy program. From childhood through retirement, $MART is packaged according to life stages with a variety of helpful resources.

$MART is an acronym

$upporting financial literacy within our communities
Mentoring credit union members and members of the community on their financial journey
Advocating for credit unions and financial literacy
Relationship-building with credit union members, educators, parents and members of the community
Teaching credit union members and members of the community about finance

  • $MART Start—Youth and Teens

    Fin Lee Fox
    Meet Fin Lee Fox!

    Fin is a clever, financially wise critter that wants you to be your best! Follow Fin as he guides you along a path of learning more about money, saving, borrowing and more.

    • Kidz Credit Union | Middle school savings program including software, materials and support
    • Mad About Money | Theatrical performance by the National Theatre for Children with follow-up classroom materials
    • WESTconsin Credit Union tours | Coordinated with your local WESTconsin office
    • Budget or Bust™ | Hands-on board game for students to play – built around real life money management and budgeting
    • Googolplex | Audience appropriate, interactive web activities, stories, games and learning calculators
    • Customized classroom presentations on any financial topic
    • Fun projects and games specialized to age groups and needs
    • WESTconsin Credit Union's Volunteer Club rewards youth who serve their communities

    Googolplex for Kids

  • $MART Future—High School through Young Adulthood
    • Accel Members Financial Counseling | Free money management services available for WESTconsin members
    • Budget or Bust™ | Hands-on board game for students to play – built around real life money management and budgeting
    • Googolplex | Audience appropriate, interactive web activities, stories, games and learning calculators Student $avers
    • Banzai | Interactive online with supplemental instruction materials - classroom-suited materials, guides, CD
    • Brass|MAGAZINE | Subscription to highly-rated Gen Y financial magazine
    • High School Credit Union Offices | Fully operational, on-site credit union in your school
    • Mad City Money | Financial reality simulation that teaches the importance of financial management skills
    • Making the Right Money Moves | Classroom instruction materials – curriculum guides, workbooks, videos, CDs
    • WESTconsin Credit Union Scholarship Program | Scholarships for graduating high school seniors within WESTconsin’s service area
    • Financial Calculators | Personal finance calculators including checkbook balancer, debt consolidation, and several types of loans
    • Customized classroom presentations on any financial topic
    • Fun projects and games specialized to age groups and needs
    • WESTconsin Credit Union Volunteer Club rewards those who serve their communities

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