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finU is a virtual financial education program for high school age youth. The classes are offered throughout the year and offer cash incentives and exciting prizes!

Registration for the current series is full. Please check in January 2022 for new dates.

These engaging classes are open to high school age Members and non-members and are approximately one hour long. Using a virtual format, young adults will be able to learn about a variety of financial topics meant to help boost financial independence and foster creative financial learning. Attend one or all four! Class registration will be limited to 35 and participants cannot attend the same class more than once. Participants must receive a score of at least 75% on the posttest to receive cash incentive. Limit $100 per person.

 

Earn up to $100!

Join any one of our finU classes throughout the year and receive a rolling payout of up to $100 + be entered to win a variety of prizes throughout the year!

1st class - $10

2nd class - $20

3rd class - $30

4th class - $40

Total: $100

 

Choose from our great classes:

 

Dollars and Sense

October 4th @5pm

Here’s your chance to gain a wealth of knowledge on some banking basics, such as checking and savings accounts, the difference between debit and credit cards, how to write a check, differentiating between needs and wants, and the credit union difference.

 

Safety and Security

October 18 @5pm

Thieves and scammers are getting smarter every day and their tactics are constantly evolving. We’ll give you some tips, tricks, and important knowledge to keep your information safe and your risk low.

Credit 101

November 1 @5pm

Credit affects so many things in our lives! Come to this class to learn: what information is on a credit report and how to request yours; who looks at your credit report and why; and what habits you can practice to help build your credit.

The Road to Success

November 15 @5pm

As you navigate that fork in the road and decide what you want to do after graduation, this class will give you a general overview of lots of college and career readiness skills including choosing a college, applications and essays, financial aid and scholarships, and interview skills.

Eligible payouts will be distributed within three business days after each class. Royal Credit Union members will receive the payment as a deposit into their savings account. Nonmembers will be emailed an Amazon.com gift card.

 

finU Extra Credit Contest Disclosures:

To earn an entry into the finU Extra Credit Contest, each finU class attendee must complete a posttest with a score of 75% or higher. The contest entry period begins on April 12, 2021 with the first finU class of 2021 and ends on a date to be determined when the last finU class of 2021 is held. Winners will be selected from eligible entries at the end of the entry period. Drawing will be held with 15 days of the end date. There will be 5 merchandise prizes: one (1) winner will win Apple® AirPods; one (1) winner will win a hammock; one (1) winner will win a slackline; one (1) winner will win a backpack; one (1) winner will win blue light glasses. Winners will be notified by email within 5 days of the drawing date with details on how to claim the prize. Winner must claim prize within 10 calendar days of winner announcement or prize is forfeit. No purchase necessary. Must be ages 14-22 and a legal U.S. resident. Royal team members and their immediate family are not eligible to enter; immediate family is defined as spouse/significant other, child, sibling and parent (including “step”). Royal reserves the right to discontinue this giveaway at any time for any reason. Odds of winning depend on number of entries. This sweepstakes is administered by Royal Credit Union Community Engagement, 200 Riverfront Terrace, Eau Claire, WI 54703. Name and photo of winners may be used for promotional purposes.