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Education First Credit Union

ODU, Education First Credit Union Partner to Offer Free Financial Literacy Programs

Ohio Dominican University has partnered with Education First Credit Union to develop and offer free seminars on financial literacy to Central Ohio high school students, as well as ODU students, faculty and staff.

Mar 8, 2018

Ohio Dominican University has partnered with Education First Credit Union to develop and offer free seminars on financial literacy to Central Ohio high school students, as well as ODU students, faculty and staff.

The seminars will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Room, which is located in Alumni Hall on ODU’s campus at 1216 Sunbury Road, Columbus, 43219.

  • Tuesday, March 20 (ODU Students)
  • Wednesday, March 28
  • Wednesday, April 11
  • Wednesday, April 18
  • Wednesday, April 25

The seminars will be led by Education First staff and a team of ODU junior and senior students majoring in Finance and Economics. ODU faculty will select the student leaders based on established criteria. The seminars will cover topics including banking, financing and investing, debt management, and financial instruments, and will include short presentations, case analyses, and projects on financial planning.

Parents of students who attend the seminars will also have an opportunity to attend a breakfast and lunch at ODU and participate in a financial literacy workshop.

Education First Credit Union received funding assistance through a grant from the Ohio Credit Union Foundation. The foundation believes in empowering people to improve their financial well-being, based on the values of self-help, self-responsibility, democracy, equality and equity. For many years the Ohio Credit Union Foundation has endorsed educational and outreach initiatives that promote financial independence through credit unions.