Archive Links

Consumer Archive
CU System Archive
Market Archive
Products Archive
Washington Archive

News Now

CU System
League-backed fin lit bill clears Michigan Senate
NORTHVILLE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (6/4/08)--A league-backed bill that promotes and permits financial literacy among the options of courses eligible to fulfill math requirements under Michigan's revised curriculum standards has cleared the state Senate. According to the Michigan Credit Union League, the Senate unanimously approved S.B. 834 on May 13. The league had provided testimony in support of the measure before the Senate Education Committee (Michigan Monitor June 2). The bill has been referred to the House Education Committee, said the league. During the vote, State Sen. Michael Switalski (D-Roseville) said the bill would help position financial literacy as a valuable and popular course for students. The current level of bankruptcies, foreclosures and savings rates testify to just how valuable a financial literacy course would be, he said.
Other Resources

RSS print
News Now LiveWire
#creditunion affinity card programs make the grade for schools See #NewsNow http://t.co/TThZIvMRTO
13 hours ago
Home-price appreciation softens further in July #NewsNow #Market http://t.co/0MXVy9sby0
14 hours ago
.@ChartwayFCU charitable arm, the We Promise Foundation, has reached the $1M fundraising milestone in a single year for the first time
15 hours ago
.@mncreditunions' Mark Cummins shares CU difference with @KIMTNews3 http://t.co/gkarhZxDRF
16 hours ago
.@LeagueofSECUs' brand campaign reaches 80M consumers #NewsNow #System http://t.co/yKmdYyXN2v
17 hours ago