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Financial Education

Helping Consumers Navigate Their Financial Futures
RMJ Foundation & Bite of Reality

The Richard Myles Johnson Foundation – the state credit union foundation for California and Nevada – provides resources for credit unions in their youth financial education efforts.

Bite of Reality – the RMJ Foundation's signature program – is a fun, interactive simulation for teenagers. They are tasked with taking on the role of an adult for a day and must make purchasing decisions based on their assigned income.

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California & Nevada Youth Involvement Network

The CNYIN is comprised of credit union professionals who provide youth financial education as part of their jobs. They provide resources to fellow youth educators, and partner with the RMJ Foundation on delivering Bite of Reality.

Visit the CNYIN website at http://www.cnyin.org/

 
Help You Thrive

This website, developed and maintained by the Leagues, provides a tool for credit unions that want to provide their members with access to easy-to-understand consumer financial education. The link below is available for you to place on your website.

Help us spread the word and provide more financial information and options to consumers. Please
place the following logo (right click, Save As....)
on your website and link back to:

http://helpyouthrive.ccul.org/

 
From the Editors of CU Weekly

SchoolsFirst FCU Internal Communications Officer Kathryn Miles helps Dominik Fama with making clothing purchases during the RMJ Foundation's Bite of Reality event held during the League's' Annual Meeting and Convention in Las Vegas.
VEGAS TEENS TAKE A BITE OF REALITY
updated 11/13/12 08:03 AM
Interactive Program Held At AMC
Some 19 Las Vegas took a "Bite of Reality" and learned the basics of finances during a special event held at the Leagues’ Annual Meeting and Convention at the Mirage Resort and Casino. The event was held by the Richard Myles Johnson Foundation, in conjunction with the California and Nevada Youth Involvement Network.

The high school students from Sunrise Mountain High School in Las Vegas and children of employees of Clark County CU participated in Bite of Reality, a hands-on simulation program. The event featured volunteers from Southern Nevada Chapter credit unions, including America First CU, Boulder Dam CU, Clark County CU, and WestStar CU.

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