The Dream Job that Began as an Internship

By | August 23rd, 2018|Academic Achievement, Activities, Career, Credit Unions, Education, Financial Literacy|

With an aptitude for mathematics, Zak Tobias had always thought he would one day work with numbers but as a young boy, he may not have fully understood how. Fortunately for Zak, a convenient high school internship helped him figure [...]

Hilltop Elementary Has School Spirit!

By | June 1st, 2018|Activities, Credit Unions, Events, Financial Literacy|

FMFCU Community Education Manager Tricia McAllister brings financial education and The Berenstain Bears' Cubs to previous School Spirit Contest winners Edgewood Elementary School in the Ridley School District. Chichester School District's Hilltop Elementary School has been awarded a [...]

Sentimental & Memorable Celebration

By | April 27th, 2018|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Charitable Giving, Charity, Credit Unions, Education, Events, Financial Literacy, HiQ, News, Scholarship, Youth Achievement|

Special recognition of the 70th anniversary of Delco Hi-Q, a tribute to longtime retired Hi-Q Quizmaster Tom McCarthy, and the posthumous induction of FMFCU CEO John D. Unangst into the Delco Hi-Q Hall of Honor made the 2018 Partners in [...]

Special Features Make 2018 Partners in Education Celebration a Standout Year

By | April 10th, 2018|Academic Achievement, Activities, Awards & Recognition, Charitable Giving, Charity, Credit Unions, Education, Events, Financial Literacy, HiQ, News, Scholarship, Youth Achievement|

Special recognition of the 70th anniversary of Delco Hi-Q, a tribute to longtime retired Hi-Q Quizmaster Tom McCarthy, and the posthumous induction of FMFCU CEO John D. Unangst into the Hi-Q Hall of Honor make the 2018 Partners in Education [...]

Trending: Financial Well-being in the Workplace

By | October 2nd, 2017|Credit Unions, Education, Financial Literacy|

Undue stress has a negative effect on health and a net-negative effect on the workplace. Certified Employee Benefits Specialist Stephen Miller cited a number of studies around the effects of financial stress on the workplace in his 2016 SHRM report [...]

Education—the Best Investment of All

By | August 8th, 2017|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Credit Unions, Education, Financial Literacy, HiQ, Scholarship, Youth Achievement|

by Chloe Niu, Wharton Student & FMFCU Intern Knowing where and with whom to invest is difficult. A plethora of promotions and interest rates from various financial institutions threatens a storm of confusion, but there is an investment that has proven [...]

Credit Unions Make a Difference

By | July 21st, 2017|Activities, Credit Unions, Education, Financial Literacy, News|

BY CHLOE NIU, WHARTON STUDENT & FMFCU INTERN Credit unions and banks have coexisted for a long time, each offering financial services to serve their respective members and customers. Recent directives for credit unions, however, have raised the age-old question [...]

When Families Talk Openly About Money, It Pays

By | July 7th, 2017|Education, Financial Literacy, Youth Achievement|

Chloe Niu, Wharton Student & FMFCU Intern Children deposit saved coins into Coin Counter at Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union Saving, spending, sharing, and earning are four simple words essential to greater objectives like success and independence. According [...]

The Credit Union Difference

By | April 10th, 2017|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Charitable Giving, Education, Events, Financial Literacy, HiQ, News, Scholarship, Youth Achievement|

Imagine setting out to do something good in your community and the service you provide is so valuable that the demand for it rapidly increases to the point you’re nearly overwhelmed. Demand for services is good, right? But what if [...]

Ridley Superintendent Named 2017 Financial Literacy Advocate

By | March 14th, 2017|Academic Achievement, Awards & Recognition, Education, Events, Financial Literacy|

Ridley School District Superintendent Lee Ann Wentzel has been named 2017 Financial Literacy Advocate by Franklin Mint Federal Credit Union (FMFCU) for her commitment to and active involvement in financial education within the Ridley community and beyond. Each year, FMFCU [...]