Get money smart, one topic at a time
Become financially proficient in a matter of minutes. These quick videos explain and interpret key financial information to help you make sense of your money.
Click on each of the lessons below to learn more about the topic. Check back, new topics will be introduced monthly!
Go deep into the credit union history and learn the guiding principles that make credit unions unique.
Learn tips and tricks for preparing for a job interview.
Start thinking about life after high school. Compare going to school with joining the workforce.
This lesson shows you how credit scores are calculated and why they are important. Learn helpful tips to monitor and improve your credit score.
Credit Squirrel is back with plenty of tips on how to maintain a healthy credit score. Learn how to use your credit report as a useful financial tool.
Walk through the benefits of buying used and show you what to check for and how to get the best deal. This lesson will help you make informed decisions before committing to such a major purchase.
Learn the general differences of a credit union and a bank.
Compare and contrast debit cards, credit cards and prepaid debit cards to help you make informed decisions when it comes to your preferred method of payment.
Learn the effects of compound interest and introduce powerful examples of how starting early can translate into big savings in the long term.
This lesson shows how mortgages work and explain fixed-rate and adjustable-rate mortgages, annual percentage rates, pricipal, interest and amortization. This is great information for a first-time homebuyer or refresher content for the seasoned pro.
Take a look at the ins and outs of managing a checking account including history, overdrafts, holds and checkbook registers. This is great information to help young adults start out on the right financial footing.
This is a good introduction to loan types and vocabulary, and can be used as a refresher before tackling more advanced lending topics.