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CU System Briefs (03/05/2013)
  • DUBUQUE, Iowa (3/5/13)--DuTrac Community CU's " Kidz 'R' Us" Educational CU at Eisenhower Elementary School in Dubuque, Iowa, was featured recently in an article and a video in the Telegraph Herald. The credit union for kids and educates young students about how credit unions operate, trains them to manage their personal finances and builds relationships with youth for their future. "We have our Kids 'R' Us credit union to provide hands-on, practical experience for children to learn about banking and how to handle their money," said Jason Norton, DuTrac senior vice president of marketing and business development. "It will hopefully create for them, instill in them, a lifetime of savings and good financial habits." Fifth and sixth grade students operate the credit union at five area schools. They are trained by DuTrac staff, and DuTrac provides support, training and guidance throughout the school year. Here, Ava P., age 5, waits for a receipt after making a deposit into her account at Eisenhower. (Photo provided by DuTrac Community CU) …


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