OKLAHOMA CITY – Tinker Federal Credit Union (TFCU) has been recognized by the National Youth Involvement Board (NYIB) as the third ranked credit union in the nation for reaching the most students with classes in personal finance. TFCU taught 14,173 students in over 500 workshops during the 2014-15 school year.
Every year, the NYIB collects data from credit unions all across the nation and highlights their commitment to youth financial education. In 2014-15, the credit unions reached a total of 366,356 students in 11,844 classrooms. And, according to NYIB, Oklahoma is among the top states in the nation, teaching 24,012 students.
“We are proud to be recognized for all of the hard work we put into our youth education programs,” said TFCU’s Assistant Vice President/Manager of Financial Empowerment Cody Buchholz. “TFCU is committed to empowering students through personal finance, and we are grateful for the opportunity we have to reach so many of them throughout the school year.”
TFCU is the largest credit union in Oklahoma, with $3.4 billion in assets and over 314,000 members.