The generous support and partnership of our sponsors allows us to deliver personal finance and economics education that has an impact. When that support comes from partners whose business emphasizes education, the impact is even greater! First Financial Federal Credit Union is a perfect example.
Founded nearly 70 years ago by a Baltimore County Public School math teacher, First Financial understands that the best way for young adults to become financially independent is to provide educators with resources to teach these valuable skills.
More than a third of First Financial’s customer base works in fields relating to education, so the not-for-profit financial institution prioritizes community partnerships and sponsorships that directly support them.
For more than 20 years, First Financial has supported MCEE. Thanks to their partnership, every student in their service area can access MCEE’s Stock Market Game lesson plans and classroom activities (find them here!). And First Financial employees and families regularly volunteer at MCEE programs and events.
In addition to its collaboration with MCEE, First Financial delivers regular webinars and presentations to more than 10,000 students a year as part of its Financial Wellness initiative. The program covers important finance basics like credit scores, car-buying, and mortgages. Find it here.
“Our partnership with MCEE supports First Financial’s mission to provide our members and local community with resources to build a life of financial freedom” stated Eric Church, First Financial FCU President/CEO. “We appreciate the opportunity to collaborate with quality organizations like MCEE, who share our dedication to financial wellness which ultimately makes a better, stronger community for all.”
This kind of like-minded commitment to improving the financial futures of our students is game-changing for MCEE. To learn more about First Financial Federal Credit Union’s community initiatives, visit www.firstfinancial.org/community