NAFCU lobbyists all in for Financial Literacy Day on the Hill
April 29, 2013 – NAFCU was well represented at the 11th Annual Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill, held Friday in cooperation with the offices of Reps. Rubén Hinojosa, D-Texas, and Steve Stivers, R-Ohio.
Program speakers included Rep. Hinojosa and Rep. Terri Sewell, D-Ala., and Melissa Koide, Treasury Deputy Assistant Secretary of Financial Access, Education and Consumer Protection. A representative from Rep. Stiver's office spoke as well. Reps. Hinojosa, Stivers and Sewell all serve on the House Committee on Financial Services.
Exhibits from government, not-for-profit and corporate participants were on display, sharing information about how they are promoting financial literacy around the country.
|Shown: Rep. Rubén Hinojosa, D-Texas, with NAFCU lobbyist Quincy Enoch.|
NAFCU lobbyists staffed an exhibit where members of Congress and congressional staffers could go to learn more about credit unions and their service to some 95 million member-owners across the country; in particular, the exhibit promoted NAFCU's credit union locator website, CULookup.com.
NAFCU has a long-standing commitment to promoting financial literacy and has itself produced many educational personal finance inserts and training materials on the topic over the years.
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