Build Your Financial Literacy!
Velocity Community Credit Union strongly believes that one of the best ways we can help our members and our community is to provide financial information and assistance. Here are some links you may find useful!
Velocity Community can help you and your family earn more and save more. We’ve joined forces with KOFE, which stands for Knowledge of Financial Education.
Together, we will show you how to manage your finances – with educational videos, step-by-step how-to guides, high-tech interactive tools, and even fun games for the kids. And it’s all free!
KOFE also offers free and unlimited financial coaching. You can call a certified credit counselor at 844-331-7349.
MyCreditUnion.gov offers a one-stop toolbox of educational information and personal finance tips designed to help individuals in making smart financial decisions and better choices for their money.
Pocket Cents for kids
Pocket Cents introduces young people to the benefits of credit unions and the importance of setting financial goals. Housed within NCUA’s free consumer website, it provides access to tools and information designed to teach school-aged youth-positive financial habits. The website offers important lessons about the value of a dollar and allows youth to explore the different currencies from around the world using an interactive map.
Check out their Hit the Road Game for even more fun.
Zogo App – Learn About Money and Earn Gift Cards
Zogo is a financial literacy app that lets you learn on your schedule. Using bite-sized learning modules created by professors and students from Duke University, the app starts simple and grows, teaching about a variety of topics that will help you manage your money.
You start each module by learning five concepts before taking a five-question quiz. Completing each module earns you points. Accumulate enough points and you can redeem the points for a $5 gift card to the store of your choice.