Asset Building


Bite of Reality Goes Remote

The popular Bite of Reality app, used to educate students and young adults in real-world budgeting skills, has gone virtual with the newly launched Bite of Reality Remote. During the 2018-2019 school year, 3,500 students in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington honed their financial skills at in-person Financial Reality Fairs using the Bite of Reality app. […]

Posted May 12, 2020 in Asset Building, Financial Reality Fairs

Access to Housing, Financial Literacy, College Savings – NWCUF and Partners See Strides in 2019

The Northwest Credit Union Foundation, in partnership with the region’s credit unions and community partners, saw a highly successful 2019, making an impact in critical areas, including workforce housing, financial literacy, and college savings. By the end of 2019, NWCUF will have awarded $620,000 in workforce housing grants to launch credit union-led, innovative solutions that […]

Posted December 10, 2019 in Asset Building

As Hurricane Dorian Leaves a Path of Destruction in the Bahamas, Credit Unions Step up to Help

As the widespread, deadly devastation of Hurricane Dorian comes into focus, the Worldwide Foundation of Credit Unions has initiated its first Project Storm Break to help those in need in the Bahamas, where the storm unleashed days of wrath last week. Several credit unions on the island of Grand Bahama saw extensive damage.   The Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Project Storm […]

Posted October 23, 2019 in Asset Building, Disaster Relief