Español
News

Back to News



SDCCU partners with YMCA of San Diego County to teach youth about money and business

SDCCU to host monthly Biz Kid$ Bashes at local YMCA locations throughout 2017

4/11/2017 12:00 a.m.

SDCCU and the YMCA of San Diego County have partnered to teach kids in the community about money and business. SDCCU will host Biz Kid$ Bashes at various YMCA locations throughout the county on a monthly basis in 2017. Parents and kids are welcome to join us for free, fun and interactive sessions to learn about money and business. The Biz Kid$ Bashes focus on giving kids a crash course in starting a business. To view the complete schedule, visit sdccu.com/fww, and look for the seminars titled “Biz Kid$ Bash.” 

Research shows that the average high-school graduate lacks basic skills to manage personal finances, many young people experience difficulty balancing a checkbook and half of Americans live paycheck to paycheck. For more of these statistics, view the SDCCU Biz Kid$ program infographic. Together, SDCCU and YMCA of San Diego County are stepping up to help bridge the education gap so that kids can gain the skills they need for a successful future.

“We are happy to partner with the YMCA of San Diego County to provide youth in our community access to SDCCU Biz Kid$. The SDCCU Biz Kid$ Bash is a fun, interactive activity that helps teach kids the basics of money and how to start a successful business,” said SDCCU President and CEO Teresa Halleck.


Biz Kid$ is an award-winning comprehensive financial literacy program focused on teaching kids how to use credit wisely and the importance of saving, budgeting, investing and giving back to their communities. The program includes an Emmy award-winning television series, free classroom curriculum, outreach activities, and a website for kids 9 – 16 years old. Biz Kid$ is the first national public television series promoting financial education for elementary through high school students and was created by the same team that produced “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” All of the Biz Kid$ episodes are based on national standards for financial literacy and entrepreneurship education and have been mapped to individual state standards. Launched in 2008 in partnership with the National Credit Union Foundation (the Foundation), the overall objective of Biz Kid$ is to engage young people and help them develop life skills in the areas of financial literacy and entrepreneurship. Since its inception, Biz Kid$ has aired on over 340 public television stations and has reached more than 65 million viewers.
                                     
SDCCU is committed to helping teachers, students and individuals in communities where we live and work make educated financial decisions by delivering the BEST financial education, products and services. The SDCCU Biz Kid$ Bashes will be held at local YMCAs on Financial Wellness Wednesdays, an ongoing program hosted by SDCCU to help provide the community access to free financial wellness information. For a list of upcoming Financial Wellness Wednesdays seminars, including the SDCCU Biz Kid$ Bashes, visit sdccu.com/fww.
 
About the YMCA of San Diego County:

The YMCA of San Diego County is dedicated to improving the quality of human life and to helping all people realize their fullest potential through development of the spirit, mind and body. It is the second largest Y in the nation serving more than 400,000 San Diego County residents and employing more than 5,000 people. Through a variety of programs and services focused on youth development, healthy living and social responsibility, the Y unites men, women and children - regardless of age, income or background - to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Visit www.ymca.org to find your local YMCA or call (858) 292-YMCA (9622).

 
San Diego County Credit Union is San Diego’s largest locally-owned financial institution serving San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. SDCCU has assets of $7.9 billion, over 344,000 customers, 41 convenient branch locations and 30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU is leading the way, offering FREE Checking with eStatements, SDCCU Mobile Deposit, mortgage loans, auto loans, Visa® credit cards and business banking services. Federally insured by NCUA. Equal Housing Opportunity. Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, visit www.sdccu.com.
 

San Diego County Credit Union® was founded on the principle that people come first and profits second. This forward-thinking approach in the banking industry has propelled SDCCU® to become San Diego’s BEST Credit Union and largest locally-owned financial institution. SDCCU provides breakthrough banking products that meet the demands of today’s lifestyle and delivers banking services that save customers money. SDCCU serves customers nationwide with 30,000 surcharge-FREE CO-OP ATMs and 43 branch locations in San Diego, Riverside and Orange counties. Open an account today.

If you are using a screen reader to access this website and
having difficulties, please contact us at (877) 732-2848.

ABOUT SSL CERTIFICATES
30,000 surcharge-FREE ATMs

30,000 Surcharge-FREE ATMs

Access your money anywhere with 30,000 surcharge-FREE co-op ATMs nationwide.
Find an ATM
5/5 ARM

No Closing Costs

5/5 ARM Home Loan
Learn More
Auto Buying Service

Let SDCCU Do The Work!

You provide the details of the car you want and we'll locate it, negotiate the price and coordinate delivery for you – at no cost.
Learn More

1% Cash Back!

Apply for a SDCCU Cash Rewards Visa card to earn unlimited 1% cash back.
*Learn More
Check. Snap. Deposit.

SDCCU Mobile Deposit

Deposit checks from your smart phone in real time.
Get the App
Round corner left Round corner spacer Round corner spacer