Offer financial education opportunities to your students by incorporating free presentations into your classroom curriculum. Utilizing a wide range of money lessons, worksheets, and activities, RCU team members bring real-life learning into your classroom that will enhance, support, and expand on the excellent curriculum offered to our young people.
RCU offers a variety of topics to help you educate your students on the importance of finances. Presentations can be customized to meet your specific needs, age group, and learning abilities.
Determining why we save and the different ways to save
Earning and compounding interest
Exploring sharing, saving, and spending while setting goals
Investing for long term goals
Understanding your paychecks (taxes and other deductions)
Creating and following a budget system
Using your checking account (writing checks, debit cards, and balancing)
The Wise Use of Credit
Examining the ABCs of credit cards
Understanding loans and what they cost
Building your credit and understanding your credit report and credit score
Exploring what to know about payday lenders and rent-to-own stores