Equity Express: A Financial Education Program to Help Members Save Money, Live Healthy & be Green
February 19, 20131:002:30 p.m. Central Time
Cost: Free to affiliated credit unions
The Center for Neighborhood technologies designed Equity Express to help increase the wealth of asset-poor households through consumer choices that are both financially smart and promote sustainable living. They will share their knowledge of cost-saving opportunities in financial planning, energy use, transportation, communication and food.
See Equity Express In Action
Participants will also hear how North Side FCU in Chicago has successfully used Equity Express with older credit union members, living on a limited income. These members are a resourceful group of citizens eager to apply life-lessons learned. In Chicago, the average savings for Equity Express participants has been $125/month.
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This webinar is being jointly held by CUNA and the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions.
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Melanie is the senior program officer at the Federation and coordinator of Better Directions.
Sarah is the marketing and partnerships manager for North Side Community Federal Credit Union. Sarah manages outreach and promotions for the credit union and is the key point of contact for new members. Some of her roles include acting as liaison for the credit unions Selected Employer Groups and managing the Better Directions program. North Sides Better Directions program has provided financial and educational services for over 100 seniors in their field of membership.
Prior to joining North Side Community FCU in 2012, Sarah managed the school and non-profit outreach program for an electronic refurbishing company. Sarah holds an MBA from North Park University in Chicago.
Adam is the Equity Express project manager and trainer. He has trained over 50 trainers in Illinois and Ohio to use the curriculum to help their clients save money, live healthy and be green. Adam works with senior staff to develop the marketing and business plans for ventures that take advantage of CNTs intellectual property. Building consumer-oriented applications based on cutting-edge research, the focus of these products is to allow users spend less money and have a lower environmental impact by providing them the right information at the right time.
Prior to joining CNT in 2009, Adam was marketing manager in Los Angeles and London for a mobile marketing technology start-up. He has a B.A. in Sociology from the University of Chicago, where he focused on the sociology of knowledge.
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