There’s no better time to teach young people the importance of healthy money management habits than during Financial Literacy Month and Credit Union Youth Month. One of the best ways to do that? Let them experience a day in the life of an adult with numerous financial responsibilities through the Bite of Reality App. On […]
Financial Reality Fairs
More than 400 high school freshmen in Shelton, Washington, learned the financial ins-and-outs during a “day in the life” of an adult earlier this month at a Bite of Reality fair hosted by Peninsula Credit Union and Our Community Credit Union. Bite of Reality is an app-based Financial Reality Fair available to interested Northwest credit […]
Posted November 16, 2021 in Financial Reality Fairs
Bite of Reality, a popular app used during Financial Reality Fairs to help young adults learn real-world budgeting skills, has gone virtual for the 2020-2021 school year. Credit unions interested in hosting the fairs won’t want to miss a virtual walk-through of the program to learn more. The Northwest Credit Union Foundation will host a […]
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. […]
When young adults venture out on their own, whether they’re headed to college or work, it’s critical that they understand how to budget and save so that they may make smart money choices. The choices they make today will set them up for success in the years to come. Credit unions believe in building that […]
Grants from the Northwest Credit Union Foundation facilitated Bite of Reality Fairs in 21 schools. Is your credit union ready for next school year?
More than 1,000 students gain real-world budgeting skills thanks to Financial Reality Fairs hosted by local credit unions.