MOUNT PLEASANT– The Governor\’s Council on Financial Literacy announced Friday that it is granting Educators Cooperative credit union with its 2017 Guv\’s Financial Literacy Award.Mount Pleasant-based Educators Cooperative credit union received this award in recognition of its work supplying financial literacy in the classroom. Educators supplies regional schools with the digital knowing program EverFi. Trainees utilize the program to find out about essential monetary topics such as conserving money, credit, funding college and more.\”We are honored to be acknowledged by the state for our work to increase monetary
literacy in the communities we serve, \”said Victor Frasher, Educators director of community engagement.Educators Credit Union was amomg 18 individuals, organisations and companies to receive the 2017 Guv\’s Financial Literacy Award. They were chosen from 29 nominations submitted for factor to consider.\”These people and companies are to be applauded for their commitment to helping residents of any ages enhance their personal financial understanding and skills,\”Gov.Scott Walker said.\”Financial literacy is about equipping individuals with the tools they require to be economically secure and achieve their goals. \”Criteria considered throughout the screening procedure consisted of innovative execution, showed measurable results, partnership with partners and whether the effort was concentrated on needs-based groups. The receivers will be honored at a ceremony at the Capitol later this year.Educators Credit Union is a not-for-profit banks serving more than 170,000 members. Educators membership is open to anyone who lives or operates in Racine, Kenosha, Walworth, Milwaukee, Dane, Green, Jefferson, Ozaukee, Rock, Washington or Waukesha Counties.