Safe Harbor gives local youth financial literacy training.

December 22, 2015

FullSizeRender (2)Mason County Press is brought to you free 24 hours a day, seven days a week thanks to the generosity of advertisers. Safe Harbor Credit Union of Ludington is one of those great advertisers.

LUDINGTON — This past month, Safe Harbor Credit Union partnered with Roxanne Chye and her classroom at Mason County Central to speak about careers and financial literacy. The classroom went over the following topics:

.       Budgeting – Learning how important it is to establish a budget at a young age

.       Vocabulary – Different Credit Union vocabulary they will be using to handle all of their financial needs

.       Advantages of a Credit Union over a Bank

.       Future financial needs and how to plan for them

.       Careers in the Business Finance world

.       Classes that will prepare them for future careers

.       Careers at their local Safe Harbor Credit Union

safe harbor hori 030115“Mason County Central School is very lucky to have Roxanne Chye as a teacher,” said Kyle Gurzynski, operations manager. “She is very engaged with her students, and gives them the opportunities to learn more. I felt very lucky to come into her classroom and teach the kids about financial literacy. The kids in her class were very engaged and very smart! They asked great questions and I believe they got a lot out of the training.”

Gurzynski said teachers who are interested in having Safe Harbor Credit Union teach their classroom about financial literacy can contact him at 231-843-2323.

“We even offer free booklets that teach lessons about budgeting, and financial literacy the teachers can have through an organization we call Banzai,” Gurzynski said. “This is something Safe Harbor does for the community to enhance the knowledge or our youth, and help our schools.”

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